Thank you for taking time to answer the following survey questions regarding REFB’s Grocery Recovery Program (GRP) at your agency. This survey will take 15 minutes or less and asks a series of multiple choice and short answer questions. Whether your agency is currently picking up donations from grocery stores, are hopeful to pick up more donations, or at least interested in learning more, please take the time to tell us what you have and what you need for the GRP donation program at your agency.

Please contact Rachel Manning with questions, comments, or concerns: rmanning@refb.org or (707) 523-7900 x112


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* 1. Agency Name:

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* 2. Number of people served per month:

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* 3. What is your role/position in the agency (executive director, staff member, volunteer, etc.)?

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* 4. What responsibilities do you and/or your staff members conduct for GRP? Select all that apply:

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* 5. What responsibilities do your volunteer(s) conduct for GRP? Select all that apply:

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* 6. Rate your level of satisfaction with the quantity (pounds) of GRP donations your agency receives:

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* 7. Rate your level of satisfaction with the quality (fresh, edible) of GRP donations your agency receives:

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* 8. Please indicate how many of the following GRP and food safety items a) your agency has in use and/or b) how many are needed for the program to be successful:

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* 9. What Resources does your agency need to increase GRP retail donations? Select all that apply:

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* 10. Please list the retail location(s) you are currently picking up and/or receiving GRP donations from and include store name and address:

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* 11. Would your agency like to pick up more GRP retail donations?

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* 12. Overall/on most days, are the retail donations ready for collection at the scheduled day/time?

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* 13. Would your agency be interested in picking up excess food from REFB's distribution sites in nearby locations? For example, REFB distributes at a location in Santa Rosa on the first Friday of the month from 10-11 am. If your agency is located in Santa Rosa, you could have the option of picking up remaining food at the site directly after the distribution closes.

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* 14. My agency receives food from the following sources outside of the GRP for FREE. Select all that apply:

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* 15. My agency purchases food from the following sources. Select all that apply:

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* 16. Please provide feedback on the Community Marketplace schedule. Select all that apply:

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* 17. How does your agency dispose of excess/unusable donations? Select all that apply:

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* 18. What types of products are generally disposed of? Select all that apply:

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* 19. Which of the following are reasons for throwing away GRP retail donations? Select all that apply:

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* 20. What waste streams/services does your agency utilize? Select all that apply:

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* 21. Please share your food storage a) dimensions and b) temperatures with us for the following equipment/areas you have in place. (Note: internal thermometer should be a stand-alone, not built-in unit gauges):

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* 22. Thank you for your time in providing this very important information. Feel free to add additional comments.

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