Scholars of Sustenance Foundation Thailand
Bangkok and Phuket
77 Lan Luang Road, Wat Sommanat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10110
Scholars of Sustenance Foundation (SOS) is a non-profit food rescue operation which collects surplus food from food businesses such as hotels, restaurants and supermarket around Bangkok and Phuket to deliver to communities in need. Currently, SOS collects surplus food from 70 food businesses and deliver to more than 11,000 recipients every month(more than 2.2 million meals per year) in Bangkok and Phuket and will continue to expand to benefit other regions in Thailand.
SOS was founded in 2016 and seed funded by Mr. Bo Ho. Holmgreen for the past 4 years. SOS has become the leading organization in surplus food management in Thailand and one of the most successful solution to food waste reduction. Communities inneed which exists in every part of a country also benefit from surplus food, giving vulnerable population an opportunity to rise from poverty. SOS has awide range of supporters, including 5-star hotels, large food and non-foodrelated corporations and many local and international governmental andnon-governmental organizations such as Thai Health Promotion Foundation, TCEP, NIA, UNDP, UNESCAP, The Global FoodBanking Network, Rockefellers Foundation, Hilton Group, The Marriott Group, Central Hotels and Resorts, Tops Supermarket, Tesco Lotus, Griffith and so on.