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Subaru Donates a 2018 Outback to Foodnet Meals on Wheels!

Subaru Donates a 2018 Outback to Foodnet Meals on Wheels!

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, and in keeping with its commitment to support local communities nationwide, Subaru of America, Inc. is donating a Meals on Wheels delivery vehicle to Foodnet, in partnership with Meals on Wheels America. On average each month, Foodnet drives 9,229 miles to deliver meals throughout all of Tompkins County.  The […]

Join our team!

Join our team!

Consider joining our Foodnet Team! We have two positions available now.  Call our main office 607-266-9553 or email Jessica Gosa, Executive Director at jgosa@foodnet.org for additional details about qualifications. Substitute Driver  (per diem) Foodnet Meals on Wheels is seeking a per diem Substitute Driver to support our meal delivery program. Competitive compensation is available for the […]

New Foodnet Executive Director

New Foodnet Executive Director

I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of Foodnet Meals on Wheels! Thank you, to our Foodnet Community for your participation, support, and leadership.  You are the heart of this organization, and I look forward to getting to know you over the coming months. I feel honored to join this dynamic […]

Foodnet Meals on Wheels Shows Results

Foodnet Meals on Wheels Shows Results

Meals on Wheels programming has been in the spotlight on various national media platforms after the President’s proposed “Budget Blueprint” to Congress known as the “skinny budget”.  The proposed budget shows cuts to non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs, which fund various programs, including the Older Americans Act (OAA) programs.  Older Americans Act Funding supports nutrition programs, […]

Foodnet Receives an Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Award

Foodnet Receives an Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Award

Seven nonprofit Central New York organizations were chosen to receive Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Awards from among close to 60 applications submitted. Each award recipient will receive up to $4,000 allocated by the company to help fund health and wellness programs in the company’s five-county Central New York region.Through a competitive application process, Excellus […]

More than a meal

More than a meal

Our Foodnet families remind us each day about the importance of our mission.  A family member of a Foodnet participant shared their story… I want to let you know personally how valuable your services were to my father and step mom. My father recently passed, and my step mom was recently put at Clare Bridge […]

Facebook Updates

It was so fun to have our Meals on Wheels Subaru Outback on display at our 31st Annual picnic! We are so proud of our partnership with Subaru of America, Inc., Meals on Wheels America and Maguire Family of Dealerships!  Thank you for all that you do!
We had an awesome time with our community at our 31st Annual Picnic on Friday!  Thank you to everyone who attended and made it possible.

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Wonderful picnic! Thank you!

Kudos to the potato salad maker! Delish!

Today we received a certificate of appreciation from TST BOCES Career and Tech Center in recognition of participating as mentors in the Career Exploration Program.  We are so thankful for the wonderful interns we had this year to support our operations.  We look forward to the next academic year!
Awesome float Cayuga Medical Center! We are so proud to have you as amazing Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl competitors and sponsors! Thank you for all that you do!
America, Lets Do Lunch
Every day our volunteers deliver meals and smiles to seniors in need in our community.Visit AmericaLetsDoLunch.org to donate your lunch break and get involved today. http://bit.ly/AmericaLetsDoLunch#LetsDoLunch
We are excited to partner with the Finger Lakes Independence Center to offer workshops at our social dining sites this month!If you are interested in attending a workshop at one of our sites and staying for lunch, please call 607 266-9553 one day in advance to make a reservation.Groton Center Village Courts-  Monday, 6/11 at 11 am
Titus Tower-  Monday, 6/18 at 11 am
Lifelong - Tuesday,  6/19 at 12:00 pm
YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County - Thursday,  6/21 at 12:00 pm
It might have “rained on our parade” but we still enjoyed being part of the Ithaca Festival parade!

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Looks like fun!

Sorry I was away and missed it. 🌂🦆🌂

Kelly you are adorable!!

Thank you, community for supporting what we do!