No Time To Waste Weekends

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Every Saturday and Sunday, we pick up individual meals of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as side dishes of vegetables, fruit, soup, and bread from Kaiser Hospital San Jose.

We deliver these meals to our charitable outreach program partners, CityTeam Ministries, HomeFirst, Love Never Fails, Martha's Kitchen, San Jose Family Shelter, and Winter Faith Collaborative. 

Hillbrook School Service Learning

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No Time To Waste was a guest speaker for "Day of Service" at Hillbrook School in Los Gatos. 1st Graders spent the school year collecting 200 toiletries from hotels during family vacations and parent business trips. Their care packages included toothpaste, soap, shampoo, combs, hand cream, and personalized notes of encouragement written with the simplicity and warmth from a 6 year olds heart. No Time To Waste delivered these care packages of love to HomeFirst San Jose..

 

Ed Savage Gets A Wheelchair

The GoFundMe campaign for Ed Savage produced a top of the line power wheelchair for Ed with a retail price of over $7,000. This wheelchair was generously donated by an anonymous source. 

The wheelchair would not have been possible if not for John DiMarco bringing Ed Savage to NTTW's attention, as well as, Chris DiMarco and his help behind the scenes in assembling and transporting this wheelchair to Ed's doorstep.

 

NTTW Partners with ProjectPlayKind

NTTW teamed up with ProjectPlayKind to bring needed joy and fun to the children at Valley Medical Center in San Jose. Erin Schwartz, founder of ProjectPlayKind, was the beautiful Princess Belle from Beauty & the Beast. NTTW tagged along and helped produce the video of her visit that brought needed joy and cheer to the children.

 

NTTW Joins Winter Faith Collaborative

NTTW forged a partnership with Winter Faith Collaborative. The WFC consists of 14 churches that provide both overnight indoor shelter and overnight safe parking for approximately 200 individuals and families over the winter season. Today, we delivered meals to Most Holy Trinity Church.

 

5th Anniversary Brings 30,000th Meal Delivery

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We celebrated our 5th Anniversary by delivering our 30,000th meal to at-risk individuals and families in Santa Clara Valley. Thank you to all our partners in providing surplus food and essential goods to those in need.

 

Love Never Fails & DailyBowl Partnership

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Love Never Fails, dedicated to stop human trafficking, and DailyBowl, providing food sustenance for those in need, contracted with NTTW to pick up surplus food from Kaiser Permanente San Leandro & Kaiser Permanente Fremont to be distributed to Love Never Fails' undisclosed safe house and Daily Bowl's charitable outreach partners.

 

Road Trip Lands 13 New Charitable Partners                    from New Mexico to New York

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NTTW took to the road this Spring & Summer, 2018 to forge 13 new partnerships with charitable organizations in New Mexico, Denver, Des Moines, Kansas City, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, and New York. 

 

Outdoor Retailer Show Lands New Partners

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NTTW forged partnerships with five organizations at the Outdoor Retailers Show in Denver 2018. All five companies will help at risk individuals and families who are homeless within our community. HydroBlu makes a filtration straw for changing dirty water clean for drinking; UST Brands provides rain ponchos at a minimal cost; OMEALS makes self-heating meals on-the-go; Simple Shower invented a water-bottle shower; and Luminaid provides portable light through solar means.

 

Winter Gear for CA Paradise Camp Fire Survivors

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No Time To Waste, through the help of our donation partners UST Brands, provided essential winter gear supplies for Fire Angels network, a grass-roots organization dedicated exclusively to providing help for camp fire survivors. Rain ponchos, rain suits, tent tarps, microfiber towels, survival blankets, and solar showers were all included in the generous shipment.

 

2000 Emergency Ready-Made Meals Delivered

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Kaiser Permanente Hospital provided over 650 cases of ready-made emergency meals, which is the equivalent of 2,000 meals. The meals were delivered to our charitable partner, HomeFirst. 

Reach Beyond Guest Speaker at Hillbrook School

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No Time To Waste was a guest speaker at Hillbrook School for their Reach Beyond Block in which students “reach beyond themselves to make a difference in the world”. 6th, 7th, & 8th graders formed a group of 15 students to create a six week food experience that can lead to social change. They hope to propose new ideas to improve local people's’ access to healthy food and build awareness about access to healthy food in Silicon Valley. These inspiring students will be cooking next week and donating their made efforts to NTTW for us to deliver to their charity of choice: San Jose Family Shelter.

Kaiser Highlights NTTW Food Recovery Efforts

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https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/community-health/news/helping-the-planet-by-wasting-less-food

2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency

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NTTW earned the highest seal of transparency from Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations with more than 8 million visitors and 200+ partners per year.

San Jose Giants Honor NTTW

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NTTW was presented with certificate of Appreciation for community service to San Jose. We were able to meet & greet Giants fans, as well as throw out the first pitch: a very high strike.

New Partners Welcomed

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We added 5 partners: 1% for the planet houses businesses that pledge 1% of their gross income to charitable organizations. ice mule provides portable shoulder-strapped cooler bags for transporting donated food. kobayashi donates hand warmers for essential goods (22,000 to date). Backpacker’s pantry donates freeze-dryed food for norcal emergency relief efforts. sea to summit donates collapsible portable bowls for homeless.