Serious Foodie is Passionate About Helping Others
Our commitment to the global community goes beyond finding and providing healthy gourmet ingredients. We are also dedicated to global efforts to fighting hunger, poverty and human rights abuse, particularly through entrepreneurial programs.
One of our first efforts was our involvement with the Freeset organization, which brings opportunity to women who were trapped in India’s sex trade. We learned about this organization at a food trade show in Atlanta, and we’ve supported them ever since through purchase of their products and donations to their fund. “Freeset is in the business of restoring what has been stolen. Women are given the opportunity to choose a new job and regain control of their lives in a caring community. Making this product is part of a woman’s journey to freedom. To her friends and neighbors among the thousands still trapped in prostitution, she is a symbol of hope.” You can support Freeset by purchasing products on their website (click HERE), buying a bag at the Serious Foodie website (click HERE), or donating directly (click HERE).
We came across the Rotary Foundation while attending a meeting in Princeton NJ, which has a wonderful and active Rotary Club. The Rotary Foundation has spent more than $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects, with donations wiping out 99.9 percent of all polio cases, training future peacemakers, supporting clean water, and strengthening local economies. In particular, we find their efforts in training sustainable farming, creating microlending programs, and providing basic business skill training in underdeveloped regions of the world (click HERE to donate).
NoKidHungry has been one our favorites for a long time, ever since we attended our first Taste of the Nation charitable culinary event (look for events near you – click HERE). “The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. The campaign also engages the public to make ending child hunger a national priority.” There are many wonderful ways to be involved in their efforts, including sponsored fundraisers (click HERE), having a “Friendsgiving” meal (click HERE), buy holiday giving cards (click HERE), or directly donate (click HERE).
Thank you for your support.