SONOMA Food Runners

Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015

Matter of Trust is proud to be the fiscal sponsor for SONOMA Food Runners. This enables them to focus on building our organizational capacity before fully establishing their own non-profit status. SONOMA Food Runners’ mission is to alleviate hunger, prevent food waste, and build community. We collect quality, donated perishable and prepared foods that would otherwise go to […]

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Excess Access

Posted on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Matter of Trust first created this FREE online database program,, in 1998 and in 2014, we released a mobile friendly version for warehouse staff! It automatically matches business, nonprofit, and household item donations with the wish lists of  nearby recipients who can pick up or accept drop-offs. Now serving the USA, Canada and beyond. Everyday, thousands […]

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Grab and Do’s at the Eco-Center

Posted on Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Grab and Do’s is designed for Eco-Center visitors! Here we show several ways we can reuse manmade surplus and renewable resources to create useful items, gifts, works of art, and beautiful wrapping.  Thanks to our restaurant partners on Valencia and Mission Streets (such as Fritz) we are continually supplied with corks.  This exhibit is open […]

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Music Matters

Posted on Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Combining music education, environmental awareness, and creativity, Music Matters gives students the tools and instruction to build their own playable instruments out of reuse materials. Since instruments can be very expensive and music classes have been victim to budget cuts, Music Matters is especially important and relevant to the Mission District.  The program provides access […]

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Experts Workbench

Posted on Monday, March 14th, 2011

The Experts Workbench is a permanent, living exhibit at our Eco-Center in San Francisco.  We host artisans from many sectors to bring their daily work to our Experts Workbench to provide demonstrations and  hands-on instruction. Our goal is to provide visitors, especially apprentice age youth, with a wide range of presentations by particularly chatty, helpful, dignified, […]

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