Gary Oppenheimer Offstage at TEDxManhattan

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  • About Gary Oppenheimer

    Founder and Executive Director

    Gary Oppenheimer, a CNN Hero, Master Gardener, Rutgers Environmental Steward, Huffington Post “Greatest Person of the Day” and 2011 Game more.


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    Change Food

    I’m the founder and executive director of, which is a nationwide program in all 50 states bridging the excess food we have to the desperate need we have for that food in the same community on a national basis. So I’ve really stepped up and said I’ve figured out a way to empower people […]

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    50 Million people in the United States are hungry, meaning they do not have enough food to feed their families. Food drives can help, but what about fresh, perishable food? Goodwill and technology comes together in to connect home gardeners with excess food and local food pantries.