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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.
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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

You’re Nourishing New York Families & Supporting Farmers

You’re Nourishing New York Families & Supporting Farmers

The Nourish New York Initiative is proven to be a lifeline for families and farmers across the state who have been struggling with changes brought on by COVID-19.  In May, Governor Cuomo instituted the program after many farmers were not able to sell their...

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Advocating for our kids

Advocating for our kids

On Wednesday, September 2, the Food Bank truck bays transformed into a stage of advocacy as the Food Bank welcomed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand as she proposed the extension of Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) through the end of the school year. P-EBT is a federal program that...

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Pivoting to perishables

Pivoting to perishables

Behind each emergency food box, food distribution, and pantry is a team of 15 Food Bank employees that manage all Warehouse activities at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. This is no easy feat, especially during a pandemic. Before March 15, it was not uncommon for a...

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