Category: The Big Picture

Do you know of a community program that could use free food?

From Friendship Donations Network: Do you know of a community program that could use free food? Friendship Donations Network is Ithaca’s food rescue organization. We rescue fresh, nutritious food that​ ​would otherwise be thrown away from stores and farms and redistribute it to neighbors in need throughout Tompkins County and beyond. We provide food donations […]

Category: The Big Picture

Friendship Donations Network on WRFI

From the WRFI Human Rights Show: Meaghan Sheehan Rosen and Art Pearce from the Friendship Donations Network (FDN) talk about how the organization is rescuing surplus food and distributing it to food pantries and other sites across the county. Every year they distribute 500,000 pounds of food in Tompkins County and every week this services […]

Category: Food & Eating

Food contributions to Friendship Donations Network

Announcement from Friendship Donations Network:  Friendship Donations Network (FDN) provides produce, breads, desserts, dairy and groceries to the programs listed at the following link: http://friendshipdonations.org/pantry-schedule/ Printer-friendly version available here. Friendship Donations Network rescues fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown away from stores and farms and redistributes it to neighbors in need. We provide food donations to hunger relief programs that serve […]

Category: The Big Picture

Healthy Harvest Program distributes fresh food to pantries

Written by Ruth Williams, TCFDN Secretary, FBST Advisory Board Member, FDN volunteer, and anti-hunger advocate: The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is a catalyst with the Tompkins County Food Distribution Network (TCFDN) working with local hunger relief efforts. The TCFDN is a coalition of fifteen food pantries, soup kitchens, and organizations that work with […]