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Locally Donated Apples Fight Hunger Within the Community 

  ITHACA, NY— Friendship Donations Network (FDN) — a local nonprofit that rescues food and reduces hunger — just received 10 bushels of apples from Cornell Orchards. This marks Cornell Orchards’ first weekly donation of this year’s apple season to FDN. These generous donations from Cornell Orchards will be delivered to local venues such as Loaves and Fishes, Immaculate Conception Food […]

The Good Food Exchange: Summer 2015

Check out Friendship Donations Network’s summer newsletter: The Good Food Exchange: Summer 2015 Feature story: “Summer’s Bounty Is Not Wasted, Thanks to FDN’s Generous Food Donors” Volunteer Spotlight on Owen Zhang Update on the 2015 Neighborhood Food Hubs

Neighborhood Food Hubs begin on July 1

Have extra produce from your garden or CSA share? Here’s an easy way to donate it to neighbors in need through a food pantry in your area! This summer, gardeners and CSA members throughout Tompkins County (and beyond!) will have a convenient way to donate their extra vegetables, fruit and eggs, by dropping them off […]

Owen Zhang – Volunteer Spotlight

Interview conducted in 2015 by Linda Myers. “Food justice is often overlooked when people think about social justice.” How did you get involved as a volunteer with Friendship Donations Network? When I was a sophomore at Ithaca High School I had a lot of free time on weekends and wanted to do something useful. My […]