Students Rescue Wasted Farm Crops for Food Banks
In their younger years, longtime friends Aidan Reilly and James Kanoff volunteered together at a Los Angeles food bank.
When the pair landed back in their native Southern California after their universities were shut down due to COVID-19, they didn’t waste time figuring out how to help others.
“We found out that farmers could no longer fulfill orders and were burying millions of pounds of food,” said Reilly, who attends Brown University in Rhode Island. “We thought that made no sense.”
Reilly and Kanoff, a student at Stanford University in northern California, brainstormed during a phone call about what they could do to