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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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Another successful staff professional development day on the books! Foodnet jeopardy was a hit!
On February 19, we will be holding a professional development day with our staff.  Participants received a frozen meal yesterday in preparation for this important training event.
Happy Valentines Day!  We are so excited to share these lovely cards with our clients, lovingly written by Girl Scout Troop 40401 as part of their scribe badge

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO EVERYONE AT FOODNET.....

Foodnet Meals on Wheels is partnering with The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County to offer Mental Health 101! Participants will develop an understanding of mental health and how it’s related to our overall health and well-being, prevalence, signs and symptoms, treatment, support and resources.February 13th 10:30-11:30
Center Village Court (Community Room)
200 W. South St., GrotonFebruary 14th 11:30-12:30
YMCA (Borg-Warner Wellness Room)
50 Graham Rd., IthacaFebruary 15th 11:00-12:00
Titus Towers (Community Room)
800 S. Plain St., IthacaThere is no cost to attend this workshop. Please RSVP by calling 607-266-9553.Join Foodnet for a nutritious lunch immediately following this workshop. Reservations are required at least one day in advance. Call 607-266-9553 to reserve your meal. Lunch is available to individuals 60 and older with a voluntary contribution. Individuals under the age of 60 may also join us for a meal cost of $8.00.

Foodnet Meals on Wheels will be closed today due to inclement weather. We look forward to resuming normal business hours tomorrow 2/13/2019. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you Lansing Troop 48 for inviting me to speak about my work and participating in our menu design challenge. The meeting ended with a cook off....At least one of the recipes might be an inspiration for our summer cold plates!
Due to the arctic weather conditions, Foodnet Meals on Wheels will sadly be closed Thursday, January 31st.  We will return to the office on Friday.  We want to remind our participants to use their blizzard bags.  Please stay safe and warm.
Look who came for a visit today!  Stephen Griffin, our Founder and prior Executive Director!  Amazing visit.  Thank you, Steve for building such an amazing service in our community.

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Agreed, Lisa. So great! I’ll bet he’s pleased with what he saw!

Say "hi" from me!!!

Awesome! Two amazing leaders!