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Feeding the region’s needy with rescued food

Written by Sara Pines, founder of Friendship Donations Network. Published in the Ithaca Journal February 12, 2018.  Friendship Donations Network was founded in 1988 as a response to my visit to migrant labor camps in Sodus, NY where I witnessed extreme hunger and poverty.  In contrast, I observed abundance of food and food waste in […]

Friendship Donations Network of Ithaca named Non-Profit of the Year

        Ithaca, NY – Friendship Donations Network of Ithaca has been named the Non-Profit of the Year organization by the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber will recognize Friendship Donations Network at its annual banquet on January 25. The chamber’s award honors FDN for its commitment to reducing food waste and supporting hunger relief […]

Ithaca songwriter Mark Rust to play charity holiday concert

Reprinted from The Ithaca Voice COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS DECEMBER 15, 2015 BY MICHAEL SMITH ITHACA, NY – Mark Rust, well known Ithaca songwriter (“Ithaca Sunset”) will present a program of Holiday Music at the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, 306 N Aurora St on Sunday, December 20th at 7pm. Mark will be joined by John Simon with special guests […]