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Subaru Donates a 2018 Outback to Foodnet Meals on Wheels!

Subaru Donates a 2018 Outback to Foodnet Meals on Wheels!

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, and in keeping with its commitment to support local communities nationwide, Subaru of America, Inc. is donating a Meals on Wheels delivery vehicle to Foodnet, in partnership with Meals on Wheels America. On average each month, Foodnet drives 9,229 miles to deliver meals throughout all of Tompkins County.  The […]

Foodnet Summer 2018 Newsletter!

Foodnet Summer 2018 Newsletter!

  According to Meals on Wheels America, ten million older adults face the threat of hunger in the United States. That means that 1 in 6 seniors aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from. Every week Foodnet is working to address the issue. In Tompkins County we provide a safety check and friendly […]

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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To date we have delivered 14,152 meals with our donated Subaru Outback!  Thank you Subaru of America, Inc.

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Wow, that's a lot of meals!!

We had a birthday party for our donated Subaru Outback yesterday!  We cant believe its already been a year since Subaru of America, Inc. donated this amazing gift in partnership with Meals on Wheels America and Maguire Family of Dealerships. It was a great excuse to eat cake!
Enjoyed our time hosting a table and making smoothies at Healthy Senior Day 2018 at YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County!
Come join us at one of our FREE events to learn how to grow and tend to indoor plants and before you know it, you could be growing your own salad ingredients right on your windowsill.
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Enjoying our time interacting with students at the Cornell service fair!

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Foodnet Meals on Wheels will be represented at our Cornell Student and Campus Life staff/family tailgate this Saturday. We'll be making postcards to send to clients with their meals. I'll deliver them next week :) Miss you guys!!

We miss you too, Wendy Kellam Franzese! Thank you so much for including Foodnet in the tailgate.

Thank you for this Wendy!

Thank you to The Rotary Club of Ithaca Sunrise for your generous support of Foodnet Meals on Wheels.  We are honored to receive your clubs fine proceeds gift of $465.  Thank you for all that you do to support our community.

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That's great!!

Hello Keefe! Thank you for your leadership and good will.

Excellent Day of Caring Event, United Way of Tompkins County!
We are enjoying our time at the great Ithaca bake off organized by The Rotary Club of Ithaca Sunrise

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''MMMMMMMMM"" brownies........

Thank you so much for participating! We were so happy to have you join us!

We are lucky to have creative and talented cooks at Foodnet!