NAR and Food Recovery Network join the fight against hunger – RISMedia |

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The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the Food Recovery Network have once again teamed up to fight hunger. The announcement came at the 2021 conference of the association’s PRPP Presidents Circle.

NAR is committed to ensuring that a series of upcoming events and meetings are Food Recovery Verified – a food recovery network program that recognizes food companies and events to collect surplus food and donate it to non-profit organizations fighting against hunger.

As part of its collaboration with FRN, a national non-profit organization committed to the fight against food waste and hunger through food recovery, NAR will encourage the 1,200 associations of state and local real estate agents through the country to participate and increase efforts.

“Realtors regularly serve and give back to their communities because it’s the right thing to do and the collective impact is immeasurable,” said NAR CEO Bob Goldberg. “During the pandemic, we have seen an increase in food insecurity and basic food needs are more important than ever. As we return to hosting in-person events across the country, we hope our actions inspire others to get involved and fight hunger through food scavenging, wherever they live and work.

NAR’s partnership with FRN and its subsidiaries has so far resulted in the recovery of 4.9 million pounds of food, equivalent to 4.1 million meals donated and 4.2 million pounds of CO2 emissions avoided. since 2011.

“Partnerships like the one we have with NAR are essential in helping us change the culture from food waste to food recovery, as they have the capacity to reach millions of members who can, in turn, begin to grow. do the right thing with their surplus food and help their communities at the same time, ”said FRN Executive Director Regina Anderson.

For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor.

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