Open Collective
Open Collective

Carol’s Kindness

Food pantry


Carol’s Kindness is all of us

Our contributors 9

Thank you for supporting Carol’s Kindness.

Carol Rabun


$8,975 USD

miranda peranda

Core Contributor

Vivian Loya

Core Contributor

Michael Tullius

Core Contributor

Austin Mutual...

$50,000 USD

City of Austin

$3,000 USD


Transparent and open finances.

Balance transfer
Reimbursement #115414

from FSP*ABC HOME & COMMERCIAL to Carol’s Kindness

-$45.47 USD
Charge #115227
Today’s balance

--.-- USD

Total raised

$81,259.42 USD

Total disbursed

$81,259.42 USD

Estimated annual budget

$3,000.00 USD


Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Carol’s Kindness

Updates on our activities and progress.

Food pantry move to Gus Garcia Rec Center

For 7 years we have had the food pantry in our home. 2 years ago we started working along side Austin Mutual Aid. July 8, 2023 we partnered with Austin Mutual Aid and moved the food pantry out of my home to Gus Garcia Rec Center a few block...
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Published on July 10, 2023 by Carol Rabun

Saturday food pantry

Our first time to give out food at Austin Firefighters Assoc parking lot.We fed 63 homeless . 48 families with a total of 199 in the household 43 were under 18,They were allowed to pick out the food they wanted and as much as they needed. N...
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Published on March 6, 2023 by Carol Rabun

New Collaboration

We have been invited to partner with Keep Austin Fed to do a food pantry at Blackland Community Center on Tuesday March 28, 2023. We will be giving out food to several hundred people that day. This weekend will be our first time to move our...
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Published on March 2, 2023 by Carol Rabun


Welcome! Carol's Kindness+ is a simple solution, we directly rescue usable food that would have otherwise been thrown away from grocers, restaurants, and other food industry sources and make it available to families and individuals in our community. Food rescue is extremely effective because it simultaneously gets food to those who need it, reduces food waste, and minimizes the number of toxic emissions from food going to landfills. Several days a week, our volunteer-driven team use their personal vehicles to pick up food from locations which have donations. The food is then transferred directly from point A to point B, and in the hands of our neighbors. The food available varies from day-to-day and is healthy food that is either excess inventory or is not marketable at retail due to nearing expiration dates or slight defects such as bruising or misshaping. Our food rescues are designed to be quick so that the food spends minimal time in transport. The process is simple, sustainable, and reliable.

While our focus is on rescuing food, Carol's Kindness+ also provides information to resources in the community including housing information, financial assistance, job postings/fairs, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help. The information comes from public knowledge, word-of-mouth, and our network of friends.

¡Bienvenidos! Carol's Kindness+ es una solución simple, rescatamos directamente alimentos utilizables que de otro modo habrían sido desechados de tiendas de comestibles, restaurantes y otras fuentes de la industria alimentaria y la hacemos disponible para familias e individuos de nuestra comunidad. El rescate de alimentos es extremadamente efectivo porque simultáneamente lleva alimentos a quienes los necesitan, reduce el desperdicio de alimentos y minimiza la cantidad de emisiones tóxicas de los alimentos que van a los vertederos. Varios días a la semana, nuestro equipo de voluntarios utiliza sus vehículos personales para recoger alimentos de los lugares que reciben donaciones. Luego, la comida se transfiere directamente del punto A al punto B, y en manos de nuestros vecinos. Los alimentos disponibles varían de un día a otro y son alimentos saludables que tienen un exceso de inventario o que no se pueden comercializar al por menor debido a fechas de

Our team

miranda peranda

Core Contributor

Vivian Loya

Core Contributor

Michael Tullius

Core Contributor