Who is XtraServings: XtraServings simplifies the process for food providers such as grocery stores, restaurants, food producers, caters farmers, etc that want to donate any unused excess food to non-profit organization instead of throwing that food away.
What is XtraServings: XtraServings is a tech-enabled food recovery company that is on a mission to end hunger by instantly matching businesses with unused excess food with those non profit organizations who serves those in need. Through our web and mobile platform, businesses can identify which items that they have for donation, Instantly setup pickup and delivery of those items to non-profit organizations to avoid taking up valuable space in there cooler, quickly identify what state and federal tax incentive they are currently eligible for based on the items they are donating and calculate how much of a loss they have taken for donating those items.
XtraServings Mission: XtraServings ultimate goal is to provide assistance to community programs geared toward ending homelessness, increase the tax savings to the donors and helping those in need
Why we need XtraServings: A. 40% of the food in the U.S that is grown, processed, or cooked is thrown away each year B. That equals $165 billion of food that is routed to landfills C. According to a report by National Resources Defense Council, the average American throws away 20 pounds of food a month D. According to USDA figures, At the same time 50 million people do not have consistent access to adequate food because of a lack of money & other resources at times during the year making them food insecure. E. There are currently 15 million households that are food insecure on a nightly bases F. According to Feeding America 1 in 6 Americans go hungry every night before bed G. At some point during 2015 1 in 4 Americans relied on some sort of federal government food assistance program H. All of that wasted food creates a host of environmental problems growing the size of landfills and contributing to climate change. Organic matter rotting in dumps is the third largest source of carbon monoxide emissions in the U.S. Chronic exposure to carbon monoxide poisoning can cause persistent headaches, lightheadedness, depression, confusion, memory loss, nausea and vomiting