Interview by Tilden Chao, July 2019 Where did your passion for volunteerism begin? I grew up on a dead-end street in New Hyde Park, Long Island. It was like a “small town” where all the neighbors knew each other and took care of each other. If someone was struggling, everyone chipped in to help them. […]
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 was awarded the 2018 Non-Profit of the Year by the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce. Check out this video produced by Well Said Media to mark the occasion!