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Subaru “Share the Love” 21/22

Subaru “Share the Love” 21/22

Do you love supporting Meals on Wheels? So does Subaru of America, Inc.! Their annual Subaru Share the Love Event has helped deliver more than 2.3 million meals to seniors in need! You can help increase that number this year when you purchase or lease a new Subaru between November18, 2021 and January 3, 2022 […]

Blizzard Boxes Deployed

Blizzard Boxes Deployed

11/10/21 – The Blizzard Boxes contain 4 shelf-stable meals for clients to use in the case of Foodnet’s closure due to inclement weather this winter.

Winter Weather 2021/2022

Winter Weather 2021/2022

11/10/21 – IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! As we approach the winter season, if we can’t deliver meals because of weather or another emergency, there will be an announcement on the radio and television stations and a special message at 266-9553. Foodnet Meals on Wheels does not usually cancel deliveries because of weather […]

Foodnet Hires Director of Development & Community Relations

Foodnet Hires Director of Development & Community Relations

11/9/21 – Foodnet welcomes Sheila Ossit, Director of Development and Community Relations In this new role, Sheila will lead strategies for private funding, donor engagement, community partnerships and overall awareness of Foodnet Meals on Wheels and its programs and services. Prior to this role, Sheila was the Operations and Community Engagement Officer for the School […]

380 Handwritten Notes!

380 Handwritten Notes!

11/8/21 – Foodnet is inspired by volunteer Lynn K who dropped off 380 hand-written notes warming the hearts of Aly Evans, Foodnet ED, and LuAnn Morgan, Foodnet’s Administrative Coordinator on a chilly November morning. Thank you, Lynn for caring about our neighbors!

Foodnet Receives IICF Grant

Foodnet Receives IICF Grant

10/27/21 – Foodnet Meals on Wheels is grateful for neighbors like Security Mutual Insurance and Lisa Kane Kanellis who nominated our organization for a grant from the IICF (Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation). This grant enables Foodnet to serve meals to our community, meeting the needs of seniors and our most vulnerable. Thank you for the […]

New Foodnet Executive Director

New Foodnet Executive Director

7/12/21 – The Board of Directors of Foodnet Meals on Wheels is pleased to announce Aly Evans as the organization’s new Executive Director effective July 12, 2021. The Board’s selection process resulted in the appointment of an internal candidate with extensive experience in executive leadership, development, and human services. Aly Evans joined the Foodnet Meals […]

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 2020 Impact Report

Foodnet 2020 Impact 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, […]

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