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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 2019 Annual Report

Foodnet 2019 Annual 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, […]

Foodnet Executive Director’s Statement June 2020

Foodnet Executive Director’s Statement June 2020

Jessica Gosa, LMSW Executive Director Perhaps 2020 will be our most important year yet. A year that can be about progress towards critical change, action, innovation, learning, listening, partnership, and acknowledging pain and truth. The devastation, trauma, and anxiety that is felt across the nation is real. Racial disparities, inequities, and systemic oppression existed long before […]

Do you love supporting Meals on Wheels?

Do you love supporting Meals on Wheels?

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 now and January 4 and select […]

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April 12 - 16 is National Egg Salad Week!  🥚🥪🥚🥪
Today our April Sandwich Menu (see full menu below ⬇️) features egg salad on wheat bread and yogurt!Image attachment
Thank you Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, Inc. for donating girl scout cookies for our participants!

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April 13th is National Peach Cobbler Day! 🍑🥧🍑🥧
Our Foodnet staff has included this yummy dessert for our clients on todays menu, along with Shepherd’s pie, green beans and mashed winter squash.
❓Did You Know ❓
The first known home-delivered meal program in the U.S. was by a small group of Philadelphia citizens in 1954.
We are hiring! What to make a difference in our community?  We have 2 Outreach Driver Positions Available: (1) Full-Time 32 Hours Per week and (1) 25 Hours Per Week. Visit our website to learn more: https://foodnet.org/about-us/openings/

Staff members got a chance to go through a "beta version" of the escape room this week. They reported back that it was great fun!

Make sure to register for the official event ASAP, to make sure you get a chance to check it out on April 16th! All event fees will go directly to the Community Care Fund which means you will have a great time AND be supporting more than more than 50 local programs and agencies! It's a win-win!

Register today or find out more, go to uwtc.org/escape

The Community Care Fund supports the following agencies: Advocacy Center of Tompkins County, Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County,Just Play Project, American Red Cross of Western New York, Brooktondale Community Center, The Cancer Resource Center, Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga, Community Dispute Resolution Center (CDRC), Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, Danby Community Council, Downtown Ithaca Children's Center, Enfield Community Council, Family & Children's Service of Ithaca, Family Reading Partnership, Foodnet Meals on Wheels, Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Habitat for Humanity of Tompkins and Cortland Counties, Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County, Ithaca Children's Garden, Ithaca Community Childcare Center - IC3, Ithaca Health Alliance/ Ithaca Free Clinic, Ithaca Welcomes Refugees, INHS, Lansing Community Council, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc., Lifelong TCSCC, Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County, OAR of Tompkins County, Open Doors English: The Julie Rudd Coulombe Language Program, Racker, Second Wind Cottages, Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services, Tompkins Learning Partners, Women's Opportunity Center of Tompkins County & Onondaga County, Village at Ithaca, and YMCA of Ithaca & Tompkins County.
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