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“Ending Hunger” is an Ever-Moving Target

Dear Friends,

Read our Fall Newsletter!

At the Food Bank, we are constantly
analyzing our distribution data to determine where hunger exists in our communities and strategizing innovative ways to reach out to our neighbors in need.

But, as we saw last year, social and economic forces move in unpredictable ways, upending patterns and creating new challenges. As such, we must continuously question our assumptions and find solutions grounded in data and informed by the people we serve.

The unparalleled generosity we experienced during the pandemic is allowing us to adopt creative approaches to reach underserved groups across the region. We are
investing in programs and partnerships aimed at removing the stigma associated with asking for help and ensuring people leave our food distributions feeling supported and hopeful for the future.

Your compassion and commitment to our work has reenergized our team, and you are making it possible for us to feed people today and prevent hunger tomorrow. I invite you to read about some of our new distribution models and our ongoing efforts to end hunger in the Southern Tier. You are a vital part of our progress — thank you!

In gratitude,
Natasha R. Thompson
President & CEO