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Subaru Share the Love® Event 2018

Subaru Share the Love® Event 2018

Foodnet Meals on Wheels joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season The eleventh annual Subaru Share the Love® Event will help deliver nutritious meals and compassion to Tompkins County seniors Ithaca, New York (November 15, 2018 – Foodnet Meals on Wheels is proud to announce that […]

Foodnet Fall 2018 Newsletter!

Foodnet Fall 2018 Newsletter!

  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, […]

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 […]

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Did you know that around 100 volunteers work with us annually?  We are so thankful for their service at our central kitchen, Mac n cheese bowl and congregate sites!

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A wonderful service for so many people! Thanks to you all!!! They need all the support they can get in many ways 👍❤️

To date, with our our donated Subaru from Subaru of America, Inc. in partnership with Meals on Wheels America, we have delivered over 20,000 Meals on our Brooktondale route. Our dedicated volunteer Debbie Smiley helps us each week in our main office with data entry and client calls to ensure that the meals reach our clients efficiently on that route.

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Deb always makes our day in the office! An amazing dedicated volunteer!

Congratulations Deb 😍

That’s great Deb

Great job Deb!!

Kudos Deb!!! Wonderful way to serve the community..👍

We do that too we we work!

We are so appreciative of your services in Brooktondale!

Great job!

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A big thank you to Kathleen Schlather and John Mazzello from Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County for presenting this week in our social dining rooms about 211 Tompkins Cortland and the Community Health Advocates Programs.
We have been so fortunate to have Joe Outzen as a  volunteer at our Titus Towers social dining room site for 3 years and as a board member!

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Will truly miss you Joe! Thank you for your service.

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers from CBORD who helped us pack up nearly 700 meals for delivery today!

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Great job CBORD!!

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Getting ready for the Senior  Expo!!!  Come join us to learn more about senior services in Tompkins County from 1-3:30 today
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
Join us on April 17, 18, or 19  as we partner with the Human Services Coalition to learn more about their Community Health Advocates Program and 211 in Tompkins county.Learn more about health insurance options, affordable health services and prescription medication discounts.
Join Foodnet for a nutritious lunch after each workshop. Find us April 17 in Grotons Center Village Court,  April 18 at the Ithaca YMCA, or April 19 at Titus Towers.
Thanks to the 5th grade team, especially science teacher, Carolyn Shaw, who invited me to talk about my role as a registered dietitian working with clients with digestive challenges.