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Rabba Roots Community Program supports Second Harvest on quest to combat food waste

Partnership looks to send food that might be discarded to people experiencing food insecurity.
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Rabba and Second Harvest

Rabba Fine Foods announced it is partnering with Second Harvest to collect food essentials and redirecting them to people in need, while minimising the environmental impact of unnecessary waste.

The partnership is a part of the Rabba Roots Community Giving Program, which is committed to supporting local charitable organizations in the GTA. Through this partnership, Rabba and Second Harvest aim to rescue approximately 25,000 pounds of food annually, ensuring it reaches the hands of those facing food insecurity in the GTA.

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Rima Rabba, who heads the Rabba Rots Community Giving Program, emphasized the importance of addressing food insecurity in communities stating, “Partnering with Second Harvest allows us to contribute to delivering food to those who need it most. It also provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of supporting local organizations like Second Harvest.”

“Second Harvest is extremely grateful to Rabba Fine Foods for this partnership,” added Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest said. “By bringing on 30 stores to the Second Harvest Food Rescue App, Rabba will have a tremendous impact in providing much-needed food for people and families in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.”   

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