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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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Thank you UnitedWay Tompkins for supporting our blizzard bag program this year with $3,500 of Youth and Philanthropy funds!
When you select Meals on Wheels, you are helping to ensure that seniors like Frieda receive the nutrition and daily visits they need.  Learn how you and Subaru of America, Inc. can share the love at www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove
Thank you UnitedWay Tompkins for all of your support, and thank you for the recognition at the Pacesetter Campaign Breakfast.  Check out the awesome pictures that John Peeples captured from the celebration at Kitchen Theatre Company.
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Thanks to our awesome SNAP navigator from Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga, Amber, for  educating us on program guidelines and providing us with more insulated reusable bags to use for blizzard bags!
Our talented MSW interns from Binghamton University led a creative holiday stress reduction workshop, complete with crafts that can be used for gifts.
What an awesome day! Thank you to our Tompkins County Legislators  Anne Koreman, Shawna Black, and Henry Granison for spending time with us today! We had a great time sharing about our programming and introducing you to our staff, volunteers and participants at our Groton social dining site.

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What an amazing service (and yummy food too!) that you offer our community. Thank you for sharing your day with us!

Thanks to Jessica Gosa for a tour of Foodnet today and the opportunity to have a delicious lunch with seniors in Groton. I am grateful for the vital service your organization provides.

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
Thank you for supporting our #NYGivesDay Campaign!  With your generosity, we raised $1,362.84 to deliver special holiday meals to our clients!

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So grateful to our community!!!

Yay!! That's great!

That's awesome

Thank you everyone for your support! With your generosity, we have raised $1,215 so far!  There are still 7 more hours left to help us reach our $3,500 #GivingTuesday campaign goal!  http://bit.ly/foodnetnygivesday2018