Food Program Partner Spotlight (Page 3)

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 […]

Join us here LIVE at the IAGF on 12/12!

Welcome to the Friendship Donations Network virtual booth at the 2020 Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair! Saturday December 12, 2020 10AM–10PM 12 Hours of Giving on 12/12! Want to speak with a real live person from FDN? Join the FDN Zoom Room between 10AM–3PM on Sat. 12/12 to chat with FDN board members. Click this link […]


Written by Tilden Chao, November 2020 The PressBay Food Transfer Hub is a tremendous example of community businesses and volunteers leveraging their resources and extending their love to help struggling people. It is also an unparalleled opportunity for Ithaca residents to support organizations that keep our community running, during and after the pandemic. Support the PressBay […]

Spotlight on No Más Lágrimas – No More Tears

Written by Tilden Chao, October 2020 Note: Ana Ortiz was the 2020 Laura Holmberg Awardee from the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County. Watch the virtual celebration from 10/29/20 here. The first thing that anyone will tell you about No Más Lágrimas is that it is a family. Their facility on 706 […]

New partnership FDN & PressBay Food Hub

On Monday, April 20, Friendship Donations Network and PressBay Food Transfer Hub partnered to launch a weekly free food pantry on Monday afternoons. Patrons of the pantry were allowed to select fresh produce donated by local farms and retailers, all while observing Covid-19 safety protocols. The inaugural pantry featured radish greens, various types of mushrooms, Kennebec […]