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Spotlight on No Más Lágrimas – No More Tears

Written by Tilden Chao, October 2020 Note: Ana Ortiz was the 2020 Laura Holmberg Awardee from the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County. Watch the virtual celebration from 10/29/20 here. The first thing that anyone will tell you about No Más Lágrimas is that it is a family. Their facility on 706 […]

Community Potato Harvest!

This spring, Jonathan Bates along with many great volunteers (including Nook & Cranny Farm), and Don Barber with his draft horses, planted a half acre of potatoes at RoseBarb Farm in Caroline with the intent of donating them to people in the community.  When it was time for harvest Friendship Donations Network coordinated community members to harvest […]

2020 US Census

The 2020 Census belongs to us all. If you know someone who has not yet responded, please encourage them to do so today online at, over the phone, or by mail. Census statistics help determine the number of seats each state holds in the U.S. House of Representatives and how billions of dollars in federal […]

FDN turns donation into food for community members

For release: May 27, 2020 A $4,600 donation to Friendship Donations Network (FDN) from DiBella’s Subs in Ithaca provided Tompkins residents with produce and healthy pantry staples from local farms and local food distributors. The donation to FDN is part of DiBella’s support for not-for-profit organizations in the communities where the Rochester-based firm operates. FDN […]