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Working together to build & sustain hunger-free communities throughout the Southern Tier.

Serving Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga and Tompkins counties.

We're looking for our next President & CEO!

We seek a mission-focused, strategic, and results oriented leader with a passion for addressing complex social issues to serve as the President and CEO of the Food Bank.

Volunteer Today!

Our clients, donors, volunteers and partners all have something to share. Read their stories and learn how you can get involved.

Feed Neighbors. Feed Hope.

Your gift will go a long way to feed more people in need who are struggling with hunger today. $1 provides 3 meals for our neighbors across the Southern Tier.

Why Advocacy Work Matters

Decisions made by our elected officials have a huge impact on the supply of food available to the Food Bank and on the overall demand for charitable food assistance.

A Team Effort

By holding a food drive with your friends, family, or coworkers, you can help put an end to hunger and provide foods that people in our community need most.

Campaigns & Events

Learn more about our different campaigns and events to take part in helping those in need.


1 Month of Meals


10 Bags of Groceries


40 BackPack Packs

People Served Each Week


of People Served are Children

of Every Dollar Donated

Square Miles Serviced

Recent News

Remembering Mark Lisi

Remembering Mark Lisi

The recent passing of our lead Mobile Food Pantry Driver Mark Lisi was a tremendous loss to everyone at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier and to so many volunteers and program recipients who knew him as the “face” of the Food Bank. He was truly an ambassador for the...

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Importance of Community Drives Giving

Importance of Community Drives Giving

When you walk into any large space at Williams Toyota in Elmira, it is hard to miss what Vice President Dalton Williams calls “the guiding light we revisit daily.” It’s a poster-sized list of what Dalton refers to as the Playbook — a set of rules the company, as well...

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Continued Learning Empowers Advocate

Continued Learning Empowers Advocate

Catherine Rogers has a mission. And it’s one that the Food Bank of the Southern Tier Community Advocate Training program is helping her achieve. Catherine, who lives in Smithboro, was part of the charter group of trainees back in 2016 when the program was called the...

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