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4-H Urban Outreach – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

Written by Tilden Chao, 2018.  As enticing scents from Ramona Cornell’s cooking penetrate the evening air, kids from Ithaca’s Urban 4-H program dash to the dinner table. Several eager hands reach towards fresh produce, and hungry teens grab a quick bite to eat before they head off to work for the evening. Whether it’s fresh […]

FDN Fall Feast – October 13 at New Park

Friendship Donations Network is celebrating 30 years of rescuing food and reducing hunger since Sara Pines founded our organization in 1988. Join us for the FDN Fall Feast, our first signature fundraising event.    Date: October 13, 2018 Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM Location: New Park Retreat and Event Center, 1500 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850 Cost is $45 per person […]

Food Donor Spotlight: Full Plate Farm Collective

Full Plate Farm Collective and Friendship Donations Network Partnership Offers Healthy Food Written by Sophia Field, 2018.  Full Plate Farm Collective is one of the many local farms that partners with Friendship Donations Network to donate excess produce to community programs serving people in need. In summer 2018, Ithaca’s Full Plate Farm Collective is in […]

Finger Lakes ReUse – Food Distribution Partner Spotlight

ReSoup! Feeding a Workplace with Recovered Produce Written by Sophia Field, 2018.  The Ithaca ReUse center–a local non-profit dedicated to the community, economy, and environment through the process of reusing materials–has begun a new project. It is the not-small task of feeding the staff at its Ithaca location on Elmira Road with hot, tasty soup […]