Food Program Partner Spotlight

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight – Village at Ithaca

Interview by Nicholas Jayne, April 2021 Partner Organization: Village at Ithaca Interviewee: Meryl Phipps, Executive Director Location: 401 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background: Village at Ithaca was founded in 2002 on the belief that it takes a village to raise a child. Today, its mission is to advocate for educational equity and […]

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight – Child Development Council

Written by Nicholas Jayne, March 2021 Partner Organization: Child Development Council of Central New York Interviewees: Melissa Perry, Family Services Director Brittnay Vanderhoof, Family Support Specialist Michael Hoit, Family Services Coordinator Location: 609 W Clinton St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background:  Incorporated in 1967, the Child Development Council of Central New York works to promote […]

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight on the Y

Interview by Nicholas Jayne, March 2021. Partner Organization: YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County Interviewee: Teresa Morehouse, Associate Executive Director Location: 50 Graham Road West, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background: The YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County is a nonprofit organization that serves the community through programs which foster youth development, healthy living, and social […]

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight on Christa Núñez

Interview by Nicholas Jayne, February 2021. Partner Name: Christa Núñez Organizations: Khuba International (Quarter Acre for the People), the Learning Farm, CAN Cooperative Media Location: 272 Enfield Falls Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background:  Christa operates a sustainable agriculture teaching farm in Ithaca, called the Learning Farm. This organization supports natural world exploration as well […]

Connection. Collaboration. Community.

E-News from Friendship Donations Network, your local food rescue organization. Volunteers rescuing food and reducing hunger, every day since 1988.  Our final newsletter of 2020 includes: Food Distribution Partner Spotlight on Press Bay Food Transfer Hub Volunteer Spotlight on Sondra Wayman Gleaning at Plowbreak Farm FDN volunteers and food distribution partners in their own words- FDN’s Annual Appeal – Support your local food rescue So Many […]