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Kathy Simons – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted in 2015 by Ivy Miller.  “Nobody should go to bed hungry. That’s always been my philosophy.” How did you get started with FDN? I started volunteering with FDN in 2012 after responding to an ad seeking volunteers. Art interviewed me and asked how much time I had available, and what kinds of things […]

Ithaca songwriter Mark Rust to play charity holiday concert

Reprinted from The Ithaca Voice COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS DECEMBER 15, 2015 BY MICHAEL SMITH ITHACA, NY – Mark Rust, well known Ithaca songwriter (“Ithaca Sunset”) will present a program of Holiday Music at the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, 306 N Aurora St on Sunday, December 20th at 7pm. Mark will be joined by John Simon with special guests […]

The Good Food Exchange: Fall/Winter 2015–16

The newest edition of the FDN newsletter is hot off the press! Take a look: Good Food Exchange Fall/Winter 2015–2016 Contents include: FDN’s Partnership with Unity House Exemplifies Spirit of the Season Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair, December 5, 2015 Volunteer Spotlight featuring Gary and Helen Hurlbutt 2015 Neighborhood Food Hub Report FDN Applauds New Federal Goals for Reducing Food Waste

Gary and Helen Hurlbutt – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted in 2015 by Ivy Miller. Local Couple Follows Their Passion of Fighting Hunger Within Community How many years has it been since you started volunteering with FDN? Gary: Five. We started off just picking up food for the pantry for Reach Out for Christ Church (in Freeville, NY). Picking up food from the […]