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Message from Meaghan

On August 1st, I will begin a six-month sabbatical after nearly 8 years as Coordinator of Friendship Donations Network. I am grateful to have this opportunity for reflection about the role of FDN in our community and to learn more about how food rescue fits into the greater context of creating and sustaining a healthy […]

Getting to Know the Interim Coordinator—Carolyn Tomaino

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. […]

7th Annual Just Be Cause Party!

The 7th Annual Just Be Cause Party will be held on Sunday July 28th at Agava Restaurant.  Get your tickets now and help us meet our goal in supporting this event. Purchase tickets through TEAM FDN! Love Living at Home 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 […]

Heather Guetterman – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted by Tilden Chao in 2019. First, let’s talk about your origins! Could you explain your path to Ithaca? I’m originally from Illinois and completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois. I studied nutrition there. Then, I wanted to continue to do research, and graduate school was the obvious next step. I came to […]