The quality, wholesome prepared food donated from restaurants is a welcomed addition in the total effort to eliminate hunger in the United States – The food is
deeply appreciated by the food rescue programs committed to serving those who experience hunger. Our Donor Partners understand that, when prepared food is involved, a small
amount at a time can rapidly build up to make a big difference.
"Yum! Brands is proud to be the founding partner of the Food Donation Connection. Collectively, our
KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands have donated in excess of 115 million pounds of prepared food to those in need since 1992. Food Donation
Connection provides the tools and resources to easily and effectively manage a food donation program. Together we can make a difference in the fight to end
--Mary Dossett, Manager Community Affairs, Yum! Brands
Yum! Brands (Pizza
Taco Bell,) has donated surplus
food through the YUMeals Harvest Program since 1992.
about their commitment to working to alleviate hunger. Yum! Brands has also
launched World Hunger Relief Week to make a difference in
the effort to stop world hunger.
"Darden is excited to donate high-quality wholesome food and help struggling families in our
local communities. FDC manages the Darden Harvest Program and ensures that the program runs smoothly."
--Anthony Walker, VP, Corporate Tax, Darden Corporation
Restaurants (Red Lobster,
The Capital Grille,
Seasons 52) donate their
surplus food in the United States and in their Canadian Red Lobster
Darden includes their Harvest
Food Donation Program as part of their community service and company sustainability effort.
"The Cheesecake Factory is excited to help people in our communities by donating wholesome food. FDC does a
fabulous job managing the Cheesecake Factory Harvest Program! "
--Michelle Nachman, Tax Manager, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
The Cheesecake Factorydonate their surplus food from
their restaurants throughout the United States as part of the
Chipotle Mexican Grill
currently donates surplus food from all United States and Canadian locations.
CraftWorks Restaurants (Old
Chop House) is
dedicated to combating hunger in the communities in which they
live and operate restaurants.