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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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We are excited to welcome 2 new interns to our team!
Our Binghamton University MSW and  Cornell Dietetic intern will orient and work together for a great inter-professional learning experience, and will probably share new recipes for summer squash with each other!

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Or they could play a game of squash.

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Yay Danni!!! BTW, I love summer squash!!

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Thank you MACOM Technology Solutions for volunteering at our Titus Towers Social Dining site!  The dining room had a blast with your awesome support!
We are thrilled to introduce our new Food Service Operations Manager, Art Webb!  Art brings enthusiasm, creativity and a strong background in management, food service and production.  He looks forward to meeting everyone soon!
Susan is one of our amazing participants that we are able to reach with our donated Subaru Outback.  She lives in one of our Countys more rural areas.  The vehicle helps to ensure that our driver will be there to deliver her meals with a safety check and friendly visit five days a week.  Thank you Subaru of America, Inc., we are grateful! #mealsonwheelsamerica
We are thrilled about our new partnership with Womens Opportunity Center.  We are now a host organization for their leadership, employment and development skills program.

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What a great collaboration!!!!

Our offices will be closed tomorrow... but our drivers are currently out delivering  meals for our clients to enjoy today and tomorrow!
From all of us at Foodnet Meals on Wheels, have a happy and safe July 4th!
We are happy to say that our phones and internet are back in service now!
Our phone and internet are currently down.  Our providers are working diligently to restore our service.  More importantly, meal delivery will continue as scheduled tomorrow.
Listening to U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrands NYC Office talk about her legislation to address soaring prescription prices for our seniors.