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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 […]

Food Donor Spotlight: Cornell Egg-Vengers

Interview by Nicholas Jayne, May 2021 Partner Organization: Cornell Egg-Vengers Interviewees: Regina Martinez, Vice-President Brianna Green, Co-President Location: Cornell University, 616 Thurston Avenue, Ithaca, New York 14853 Partner Background: The Cornell Egg-Vengers are a group of Cornell University animal science students who work to fight food insecurity and waste. Founded by PhD student Kasey Schalich, […]

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight – Village at Ithaca

Interview by Nicholas Jayne, April 2021 Partner Organization: Village at Ithaca Interviewee: Meryl Phipps, Executive Director Location: 401 W Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background: Village at Ithaca was founded in 2002 on the belief that it takes a village to raise a child. Today, its mission is to advocate for educational equity and […]

Food Distribution Partner Spotlight – Child Development Council

Written by Nicholas Jayne, March 2021 Partner Organization: Child Development Council of Central New York Interviewees: Melissa Perry, Family Services Director Brittnay Vanderhoof, Family Support Specialist Michael Hoit, Family Services Coordinator Location: 609 W Clinton St, Ithaca, NY 14850 Partner Background:  Incorporated in 1967, the Child Development Council of Central New York works to promote […]