We wanted to create this project because of the amount of wasted food that restaurants in NYC throw out on a daily basis.

Our project provides a platform that allows restaurants from all over NYC to get connected with homeless shelters so that they have the opportunity to donate food instead of wasting it. There is also a point system to provide incentive for restaurants to donate; if there are sponsors for this, the points can be traded in for a small amount of money.

We built the website from html, CSS and JavaScript. The back-end was built in Node.js. The server connects to the database to take in requests and response. The site uses java-script to connect to from front-end to the back-end.

Some challenges was how to establish the server and database of the site.

Learned how to use node.js to establish the back-end of a website.

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