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Annual Appeal, November 2021

Dear Friends,  Your donations helped Friendship Donations Network do extraordinary work in 2021. FDN’s mission is to save food that would otherwise be wasted and distribute it to people experiencing food insecurity who will enjoy it and be nourished by it. We rely on partnerships with people and organizations throughout the community to distribute the […]

FDN Partners in their own words, Fall 2021

Christa Núñez, Quarter Acre for the People: The Quarter Acre for the People project considers FDN to be a crucial partner in our short term goal of getting healthy food delivered to our participants who need support in accessing consistent amounts of high quality food for their families. Children and families not only need land […]

FDN Volunteers in their own words, Fall 2021

Gretchen Rymarchyk, volunteer since 2018: I became involved with FDN via an email from the local Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) group of a shift opening once a month to service a Southside Community Center Food Pantry. As a single parent who works full time, it’s really hard for me to commit to volunteer […]

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JEN CURLEY

By JEN CURLEY with Elena Flash, November 2021 Food rescue and waste reduction, volunteerism, and compassion for her neighbors are lifelong passions for Jen. When she was a teenager, she worked at a pizza shop in Binghamton and would gather all the leftover pizza from her shift and take it to a homeless shelter. Years […]