News (Page 19)

FDN on PEGASYS Presents

Friendship Donations Network board member, Art Pearce, and program coordinator, Meaghan Sheehan Rosen, recently recorded a show with PEGASYS Presents on Ithaca’s public access channel 13. They discuss the role of Friendship Donations Network in our community and show the new video by Mark Hartsuyker “The Story of Friendship Donations Network: rescuing food, reducing hunger”.  The show will air at […]

Film Screening: Just Eat It, April 9 at Cinemapolis

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in collaboration with Tompkins County Solid Waste will be holding a screening of the film Just Eat It. The documentary showcases the shocking amount of food waste in North America, focusing on waste that is created before even reaching the customer. Nearly 50% of food produced is never eaten! Following the film there will be […]

Video Highlights FDN’s Local Mission — Rescuing Food, Reducing Hunger

MEDIA RELEASE: March 23, 2015 ITHACA, N.Y. — Hunger is not new to our community. But fortunately neither is Friendship Donations Network. Now a new video, “The Story of Friendship Donations Network,” describes the nearly all-volunteer organization, which rescues thousands of pounds of fresh, healthy food daily that’s about to be thrown away at area […]

Ithaca Journal article about FDN founder, Sara Pines

  A wonderful article about Sara Pines who founded Friendship Donations Network in 1988. Read the article online at: Volunteer has spent decades helping those in need. Written by MARJORIE OLDS,  January 2, 2015 http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/01/02/volunteer-spent-decades-helping-need/21206523/

The Good Food Exchange: Fall–Winter 2014–15

The newest edition of our newsletter is hot off the press! Take a look: Good Food Exchange Fall–Winter 2014–15 Contents include: FDN’s newest pantry, Calvary Baptist Church Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair, December 6, 2014 RoundOff Recipient at Alternatives Federal Credit Union Save the Date: FDN Video Launch Party February 5, 2015 New series: Volunteer Spotlight featuring […]