2021 Event Impacts 

100+ Partners

Representing a wide variety of industries

Food Future


100+ university and high school students, mentors, judges and community members engaged

Tampa Bay Lightning donated $5K

To encourage participation in the Food Hero Photo Challenge, Tampa Bay Lightning donated $10 a post up to 500 posts to Feeding Tampa Bay.

Social Media

Estimated 1.5 million social media impressions

Student Art Contest

100+ K-12 student entries

Miami Heat Health in the Hood Garden Event

Miami Heat and partner Health in the Hood hosted a volunteer community gardening event in honor of the week.


3 days, 50+ speakers, 300 participants

Teacher Education

100 teachers provided training to engage and connect their students to the importance of food conservation

Miami Dolphins Food Recovery

Food Rescue US, the Miami Dolphins & Centerplate activated a food recovery 

Additionally, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Nikki Fried proclaimed the week, along with the City of Clearwater, City of Orlando, City of Hollywood, City of Edgewater and Broward County. The Florida Senate joined them acknowledging the importance of conserving food and preventing food waste by adopting SR 2034  for Florida Food Waste Prevention Week.

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