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COMITTED: Jasmine Crowe COMITTED: Jasmine Crowe

ONE IN SEVEN people go hungry every day in the United States of America.

And according to Jasmine Crowe, founder of emergency food app Goodr, that number can get as low as one in three for black children.

Goodr is a real-time food rescue app that works like Uber, where schools, event planners, restaurants, chefs or hotels can order a rescue driver to pick up surplus food.

The app then directs that food to homeless shelters, food pantries, soup kitchens, senior centres and more.

Jasmine, a North Carolina University graduate, says she created the app after years of feeding the homeless and getting little support from restaurants who waste 40 per cent of their food.

“Too often people are making a tough decision between paying for food and paying their rent and other bills. This is unacceptable, no one should have to decide if food is a…

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