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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 […]

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 […]