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Mimi Melegrito – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted in 2017 by Bruce Estes. Mimi Melegito has been collecting food donations for Friendship Donations Network since its earliest days. Like many of the pioneering volunteers who started in the 1980s, Mimi got recruited by FDN founder Sara Pines to help with her food donation plans. The two had meet at an Ithaca […]

People’s Climate March Ithaca Saturday April 29

If food waste were a country, it would be the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, behind the U.S. and China. This is #WhyWeMarch! #PeoplesClimate March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice Saturday, April 29 11:30am Rally on The Commons with music, speakers and satirical stilt walkers 12:30pm March to The Space @ GreenStar led by the Fall Creek Brass Band. […]

Friendship Donations Network e-News

Check out the latest news from FDN: Friendship Donations Network e-News Contents include: 50 Hour Radio Marathon Benefits FDN, April 7–9 Food Donor Spotlight: 7-eleven Ithacans Host March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, April 29 Local Resolution Supports NYS Food Waste Proposal New guidelines for food dates will reduce food waste Rescuing food and reducing […]

50 Hour Radio Marathon Benefits Friendship Donations Network

The 31st Annual VIC Radio 50 Hour Marathon is THIS weekend, Friday April 7 at 4:00pm to Sunday April 9 at 6:00pm. You can listen on vicradio.org, 91.7 FM (92 WICB), wicb.org, or ictv.org. Four DJs stay up for 50 consecutive hours to raise money for a local nonprofit. This year’s beneficiary is Friendship Donations Network, Ithaca’s food […]