Food Forward

Food Forward is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to fight hunger and prevent food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same. The produce recovered by Food Forward is donated to 350+ hunger relief agencies in Los Angeles and seven surrounding counties., college student assistance programs, Food Forward’s initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020 was the launch of a large-scale emergency expansion initiative to help meet the great and growing need for free and fresh food.

The Robert Nelson Foundation proudly partners with this great organization to help feed the hungry and aid with this expansion with a gift of $20,000.00.


On behalf of everyone at Food Forward, our hunger relief partners, and the communities they serve, thank you for the Robert Nelson Foundation’s generous grant of $20,000. We appreciate this new partnership that will help us be a dependable source of nutritious fruits and vegetables to our Southern California neighbors experiencing food insecurity

Rick Nahmias
Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Food Forward