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Feb 25, 2013 06:25 AM

Excess wedding food - food panty or homeless shelter?


Any leads on what org. might accept remaining food from a wedding buffet? It will be collected late Friday night and needs to be delivered by noon Saturday (due to limited fridge space).

Hate to waste ...


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  1. Food safety issues would probably prohibit acceptance of donated leftovers. You might try asking your caterer to make cute "doggy bags" that your guests could take home.

    1. You might contact Lola Stephens-Bell of Nubian Queen Lola's. She serves meals to the homeless on Sundays and may be able to accept the donation.

      Another option is Nancy Ellis at Caritas of Austin. With advance arrangements, they accept meals prepared by volunteer groups and delivered to them to be served in the Caritas Community Kitchen.