If you've been to a Jewish wedding, bat & bar mitzvah, or kosher event recently you know that there is usually WAY too much food! It's common to ask - What do we with all the leftovers?!?! It s been 18 years (Chai!) since The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act was passed, which protects any and all food donors from ALL liability.
What you can do to help:
If You’re The Host – Bride & Groom, Mitzvah Family
Ask your planner/caterer/venue to please donate the food. The send them the link above, which includes all the information necessary. The planner coordinates with the caterer/venue/food collection site for the donation.
If You’re The Planner, Caterer or Venue
Any planner, caterer or venue may include in their contract the stipulation that all leftover food be donated to _____. The client gets to feel good about the donation, and someone offers to be responsible for setting up the collection.
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