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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 […]

Thanks to our food donor partners

As we give thanks with our friends and families this holiday season, we want to thank the supermarkets, convenience stores and food producers in Tompkins County that have been helping Friendship Donations Network provide nutritious food to needy households and feeding programs in our region since 1988. A special thanks to Longview and the newly […]

Rescue Mission – Food Program Partner Spotlight

Written by Yolanda Lin, 2017. The Ithaca Rescue Mission opened in March 2014 and now serves the community with an emergency shelter, the Friendship Center drop-in day center, a food pantry, and transitional housing. The Mission also stepped in to operate a lunch program the Red Cross had developed with Ithaca-area faith groups. That effort […]

5th Annual Just Be Cause Party

The 5th Annual Just Be Cause Party will be held on Sunday July 30th at Agava Restaurant.  The Village at Ithaca is this year’s beneficiary organization and 33% of the funds raised at this event go to help offset the cost of operating the Just Be Cause Center. The Just Be Cause Center is FDN’s first official home since we began in 1988, and we continue to realize the benefits […]