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Inside Too Good To Go’s Mission To Make Unused Food Accessible To All

Steven Aquino
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Steven covers accessibility and assistive technology.


Apr 21, 2023,12:07pm EDT|

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Too Good To Go helps redistribute unused food to people instead of throwing it away.

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At the end of last month, I published a story with DoorDash executive Cheryl Young. Towards the end of the interview, she mentioned the startup’s work with Project DASH. Launched in 2018, the initiative exists to “[focus] on tackling the problems of hunger and food waste in the local communities we serve.” According to Young, Project DASH has delivered some 60 million meals in the last five years to people spanning the United States and Canada who experience food insecurity.

Food insecurity is accessibility in the truest sense of the word. It can be particularly sensitive to many in the disability community for a host of reasons. The most obvious of which is cost; it’s no secret that disabled people are, by and large, relegated to live impoverished. [...]

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