Ready. Set. Drive.

Everything you need to know
to be a Food Rescue Hero


Become a Food Rescue Hero

Have 90 minutes, a car and a drive to make a change? Download our app and sign up to rescue perfectly good food from ending up in landfills and transport it to one of our nonprofit partners that fight food insecurity in our Greater Cincinnati community. Here’s how to get started:


1. Download the app.


2. Complete the 10-min safety training.


3. Watch the 90-second app tutorial.


More Questions?


Check out our YouTube channel

& FAQs page!


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"Quick and easy. It felt great to play a small role in addressing a big need."
- Clyde Gray

Choosing Your Rescue

Debating on a route? Click through the below links to read more about each type of rescue.

UDF – A quick rescue that anyone can do in any sized car
Kroger – 60 to 90-minute rescue that requires some lifting & a medium-sized vehicle
Restaurants – 30 to 45-minute rescue that you can do in any sized car
Stadiums – 45-minute rescue that varies in size
Castellini – 60 to 90-minute rescue that requires a medium-sized vehicle
Pantry Rescues – various

Looking for more? Check out our YouTube channel to watch tutorials about how to use the app & watch some videos following Food Rescue Heroes on their routes!


"Easy and rewarding! The app is very user friendly and super efficient."
- Tom Schmidt

Still not sure?

Shadow someone on a rescue! We have regular Food Rescue Heroes who are happy to walk you through your first rescue. Schedule one with us:

Shadow a Rescue