Media mentions

 

Austin Food & Wine Alliance awardDecember 6, 2016 Austin Food & Wine Alliance announces their 2016 Grant Recipients.
November 16, 2016 Part 2 of the National Geographic Urban Expeditions Series: Austin Takes a Bite Out of Food Waste continues to explore the landscape of efforts to attack this global issue.

Photograph by Benjamin Rasmussen, National Geographic

October 24, 2016 In this Can a Booming City Feed Its People Sustainably? article, Austin is featured as the pilot city of this National Geographic Urban Expeditions series.
November 24, 2015 KUT, Austin’s NPR Station, quotes Keep Austin Fed’s Bill Fry in a piece letting volunteers know what to look out for when serving food during the holidays.
June 7, 2015 Natural health and self-development activist Anthony Gucciardi, co-founder of popular natural health website NaturalSociety.com, talks with founder Randy Rosens about how Keep Austin Fed is helping fight food insecurity.
April 11, 2015 Alex Stockwell of TWC News talks to Keep Austin Fed about the difference healthy, surplus food delivered at no cost can make for someone in need.
February 19, 2015 Austin Chronicle profiles Keep Austin Fed in their ‘Waste Not: Local groups work to reduce, redistribute, and rescue food from loss and landfills” feature
February 2, 2015 The Latina Lista talks about how Keep Austin Fed turns food surplus into food supply to feed a hungry city
January 12, 2015 KLBJ FM features Keep Austin Fed’s effort to deliver over 4,000 pounds of surplus food a month to those who need it most
October 22, 2014 CultureMap Austin gave the lowdown about Truck by Truckwest, highlighting the event’s support of Keep Austin Fed
October 22, 2014 Brian Erickson, of Fox7‘s Good Day Austin show, talks about the Truck by Truckwest event on local television
October 21, 2014 Truck by Truckwest was featured by local station KXAN
October 20, 2014 The On the Range food section of the Austin Chronicle mentioned upcoming Truck by Truckwest and that 10% of proceeds will go to Keep Austin Fed
October 20, 2014 Austin360.com featured Truck by Truckwest, the food truck competition benefiting Keep Austin Fed, as their Tuesday Pick
July 27, 2014 Impact News of Austin highlighted the Keep Austin Fed’s donor perspective and ways to volunteer in July feature of KAF.
July 21, 2014 KLBJ‘s Local Insights, their weekly show about local non-profits, featured Keep Austin Fed.
April, 2014 TODO Austin Magazine featured Keep Austin Feed on page 13 of their digital issue for the April 2014 edition.
statesman Apr 6, 2014 The Austin-American Statesman provides a look at the work Keep Austin Fed does and how it fits into other Austin area hunger relief efforts. “Keep Austin Fed keeps food out of the trash, gives it to Austinites in need” (subscribers only)
a volunteer delivers fresh foodOct 23, 2013 Time Warner’s Jess Mitchell of YNN interviewed Ira Kaplan and followed him on a typical Keep Austin Fed food run. “Keep Austin Fed volunteers save food from trash to feed needy” (subscribers only)
snap-shotsAug 27, 2013 The Snap Kitchen blog, Snap Shots, mentions Keep Austin Fed for the work we do to get surplus food to our recipients, such as Easter Seals’ Paid Job Training Program.
white house champions of change civic hacking panelJuly 23, 2013 The White House Champions of Change program honored Keep Austin Fed and GivePulse as organizations whose accomplishments positively impact our communities. George Luc, of Austin-based social network GivePulse, participated in a panel discussion about the 2013 Hackathon for Change.
ATX Hackathon for Change 2013July 1, 2013 The Austin-American Statesman article “Hackathons are changing Austin one app at a time” describes what it was like for Keep Austin Fed Founder Randy Rosens to work with tech-savvy volunteers from GivePulse during the ATX Hackaton for Change 2013. The team came up with this website as well as a an app that connects restaurant operators with Keep Austin Fed volunteers via mobile phone text messaging.
Edible Austin's 2013 Beverage IssueJune 2013 Edible Austin included Keep Austin Fed in their Edible Environment feature called “War on Waste.” The 2013 Beverage Issue mentions Keep Austin Fed in the feature’s introduction by Brandi Clark Burton, and also includes a vignette by Nicole Lessin featuring Joseph M. de Leon.
Keep Austin Fed video by CANJune 18, 2013 Take Part highlights the work of University of Texas students who addressed hunger during a Creative Activist Network‘s video project called “Keep Austin Fed.” The video features Keep Austin Fed volunteer Ira Kaplan and includes video recorded at recipients Posada Esperanza, and Casa Marianella.
a child sits in a chair at an Austin shelterMay 1, 2013 KUT’s Nathan Bernier interviews Emily Ng of the Creative Activist Network about her video project called “Keep Austin Fed.” CAN associate Skylar Maran explains the process her team used to make a video poem about what hunger feels like.

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