Alexander Theodoridis

BOROUME

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Name: Alexander Theodoridis
Organization: BOROUME, Saving Food - Saving Lives
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Title: Founding Member
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Oxymoron of having tons of wasted food and people going hungry at the same time, often in the same neighborhood. Key activities / achievements: Creation of efficient operational model that connects those who have and wish to donate food with those who need it the most Creation of NGO BOROUME ("we can") with 6 employees and over 20 regular volunteers (received over 1.100 applications) Saving more than 2.000 portions of food on average / day In less than 3 years 1 million portion of food donated Raising public awareness regarding food waste in Greece More than 110.000 euros in monetary donations turned into food donations in 1,5 years Creation of first gleaning initiative of Greece

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NGO BOROUME facilitates the food saving process of the largest supermarket chain in Greece to nearby welfare organizations & charities as well as municipal social services who help people with food insecurity.

Apr 09, 2014 / 0 Comments / in Food security, Environment, Waste

BOROUME facilitates the food saving process of the largest supermarket chain in Greece to nearby welfare organizations & charities as well as municipal social services who help people in need.