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Attention Home Gardeners!

Do you grow more fruits and vegetables than you are able to use? Or perhaps you belong to a CSA and cannot use your entire share? Please consider donating to FDN. Your home grown produce will be much appreciated at the food pantries! Contact FDN to arrange pick up or drop off: 216-9522 or

It’s Official: Friendship Donations Network is tax exempt

ITHACA, NY — Friendship Donations Network, Inc. was granted 501(c)3 status as of July 2012 and is legally and officially a tax-exempt organization. The organization can now accept monetary donations directly in its name. “Many thanks to Social Ventures for hosting and carrying FDN under its umbrella for the past three years,” says Judy Dietz, […]

Laurel in Ithaca Journal

From Linda Finlay, board member of Friendship Donations Network Inc.: To Greenstar Cooperative Market for collecting money at the registers and food donations at the door for FDN. FDN depends on this vital community support in its work of reducing hunger in Tompkins County by collecting and redistributing healthy, nutritious food to neighbors in need. […]

FDN is now registered with

The Campaign is a nationwide effort to diminish hunger, improve nutrition and help the environment in America by educating, encouraging and enabling millions of backyard gardeners to easily find a local food pantry eager for their excess garden bounty. (