Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Ken Finkelstein

Written by Nicholas Jayne, February 2021. Ken Finklestein emailed me on the morning of our interview to explain that he would be about an hour late. There was a blizzard raging outside, and he was covering for a fellow volunteer who could not get their car out of the driveway. It is this willingness to […]

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sondra Wayman’s Food Rescue Journey

Written by Katie Baildon, November 2020 Sondra Wayman began rescuing food from catered events on her college campus and has kept intercepting edible, trash-bound food ever since. While studying environmental science and music at Allegheny College in PA, she was curious about what happened to all of the leftover food from the many catered events, […]