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Foodnet in Action During COVID-19

Foodnet in Action During COVID-19

The support that we are receiving from partners, community members, and people like you is inspiring. You are making an incredible difference in the lives of those we serve during this challenging time. While planning and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has felt like an ultimate test, there have been beautiful shining moments that demonstrate […]

Foodnet 2019 Annual Report

Foodnet 2019 Annual Report

Every week, nearly 700 hundred daily meals leave our kitchen and travel throughout Tompkins County into the hands of our neighbors. Each home delivered meal is served by a caring driver who offers a friendly visit and safety check. Our social dining rooms are available throughout the community, and are filled with healthy food, laughter, […]

Foodnet Executive Director’s Statement June 2020

Foodnet Executive Director’s Statement June 2020

Jessica Gosa, LMSW Executive Director Perhaps 2020 will be our most important year yet. A year that can be about progress towards critical change, action, innovation, learning, listening, partnership, and acknowledging pain and truth. The devastation, trauma, and anxiety that is felt across the nation is real. Racial disparities, inequities, and systemic oppression existed long before […]

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 […]

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We are grateful to our friends Dairy Tompkins for making these sweet notes for our clients!

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Great idea!

We had a moootastic great time making them!!! 🐄🐄🐄🥛🥛🥛🍦🍦🍦❤️❤️❤️❤️ Thank for all you do for our community!!!!

4,281 meals are leaving our kitchen for delivery to our older adult neighbors in preparation for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  #RealLifeHeroes

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You ROCK!!

I so thank you all for the work you all have done to provide the extra meals for Thanksgiving.

Amazing!!

Today we said goodbye (for now) to our Cornell dietetic intern Stella Zhu.  Looking forward to your research presentation in a few weeks!
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Foodnet Meals on Wheels will be closed on Thursday, 11/26 and Friday, 11/27. Participants are receiving hot Thanksgiving Meals today and tomorrow, along with a bulk delivery of additional meals to support the days that we are closed and through the weekend. We wish everyone a peaceful and safe holiday.

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Thank you Stella for all you’ve done! Best to you

Foodnet is proud to participate in Subaru of America, Inc., annual Subaru Share the Love® Event to help raise critical funds needed to support our local seniors. When you purchase or lease a new Subaru this holiday season, we hope you’ll choose Meals on Wheels as the recipient of a $250 donation. Learn more at www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove.

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this is a wonderful program

Do you have a plan for this afternoon? If not, come join us at our virtual cooking class with #lovelivingathome from 2 pm to 3 pm! We are making a delicious Butternut Squash Soup today! The Zoom link for the cooking class is: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/84108222610?pwd=b2FsWElwemN1VHJhOTc1cFpnTys1QT09#successImage attachment
We need your help. Vote everyday through November 19th to help us get selected for a $2,000 grant. We are experiencing a 12% increase in demand for services, and need every bit of support right now. Visit: southerntiertuesdays.com and click vote.  Thank you!

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Thank you, everyone! Keep the votes coming. You can vote every single day until November 19th at 12noon!

You can vote once a day from today until Thursday.

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We are a finalist for a $2k grant to support our work, but we need your help to be selected. We need you to vote starting this Sunday at noon everyday at southerntiertuesdays.com. Spread the word!

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Hurray for Foodnet!!!