S1 E43 Aidan Reilly - Farmlink Project


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February 23, 2021 Sent home from his junior year at Brown University to finish the semester online, Aidan Reilly and some friends started a project to connect farms with excess produce to food bank. That small group of undergrads have since built Farmlink Project into an overnight non-profit sensation, raising more than $5 million, partnering with Chipotle, arranging delivery of over 25 million pounds of produce, and organizing 500+ students, all in less than 12 months. Aidan will share how he went from heading into his senior year on the water polo team to instead leading Farmlink Project to nationwide acclaim, articles in the New York Times, and much more importantly - on track to double the impact in 2021 aiming to deliver 50 million pounds of produce just in time to food banks in all of the lower 48 states.

Guest Unsponsor: Food Finders. Grant's Unsponsor: Modern Raised February 19, 2021 Worldwide total COVID deaths: >2,462,767. USA total deaths: >507,746. World's COVID deaths in the USA: 20.62%. Total active world cases: >22,621 million. Total active USA cases 9.292 million. World's active COVID cases in the USA: >41.98%. New US cases per day: 70,436. USA total cases: 28,603,813. % of Americans who have had COVID: 8.67%. USA National Unemployment: 6.3%. Initial unemployment claims filed last week: 861,000. Dow Jones Industrial Average: 31,494. S&P 3,906

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