Food Program Partner Spotlight

4-H Urban Outreach – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

Written by Tilden Chao, 2018.  As enticing scents from Ramona Cornell’s cooking penetrate the evening air, kids from Ithaca’s Urban 4-H program dash to the dinner table. Several eager hands reach towards fresh produce, and hungry teens grab a quick bite to eat before they head off to work for the evening. Whether it’s fresh […]

Finger Lakes ReUse – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

ReSoup! Feeding a Workplace with Recovered Produce Written by Sophia Field, 2018.  The Ithaca ReUse center–a local non-profit dedicated to the community, economy, and environment through the process of reusing materials–has begun a new project. It is the not-small task of feeding the staff at its Ithaca location on Elmira Road with hot, tasty soup […]

Rescue Mission – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

Written by Yolanda Lin, 2017. The Ithaca Rescue Mission opened in March 2014 and now serves the community with an emergency shelter, the Friendship Center drop-in day center, a food pantry, and transitional housing. The Mission also stepped in to operate a lunch program the Red Cross had developed with Ithaca-area faith groups. That effort […]