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Public Charge Immigration Changes to Take Effect

Public Charge Immigration Changes to Take Effect

On January 31, 2020, the US Supreme Court decided that receipt of services like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be added to the list of factors that count negatively against individuals seeking lawful residency or citizenship – even when those...

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More than 3,000 Southern Tier residents to lose SNAP

ELMIRA, NY – On April 1, 2020, a new rule on eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is set to go into effect. It could result in thousands of New York state residents losing SNAP benefits, including about 3,330 in the Southern Tier,...

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Support from Avangrid Foundation

Support from Avangrid Foundation

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier received a $15,000 grant from the Avangrid Foundation, in partnership with NYSEG, to support the Food Bank’s food acquisition and distribution. This reflects the Foundation’s commitment to the communities served by...

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Remembering Ray

A remembrance byNatasha R. ThompsonPresident & CEO of the Food Bank of the Southern TierAs the year was drawing to a close, I was heartbroken to learn that longtime friend of the Food Bank, Ray Denniston, passed on Christmas Eve after a long battle...

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A grant from Anderson-Evans

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has received $5,000 from the Douglas G. Anderson–Leigh R. Evans Foundation to support the distribution of food to those in need of assistance in Chemung County. This grant will help provide 15,000 meals in Chemung County....

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Legacy Foundation brings produce to Groton kids

Legacy Foundation brings produce to Groton kids

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has received $4,000 from the Legacy Foundation of Tompkins County to support the Kids’ Farmers Market at the Groton Library. The Groton Kids’ Farmers Market program provides free fruits and vegetables in a farmers market-style set up...

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Corning Foundation Grant Funds School Food Pantry

Corning Foundation Grant Funds School Food Pantry

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier has received $10,000 from the Corning Incorporated Foundation to support the School Food Pantry at the Bush Campus of GST BOCES.The Bush Campus in Elmira Heights serves mainly low-income students with specialized education needs. The...

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Local author cooks up donations for the Food Bank

Local author cooks up donations for the Food Bank

Binghamton, NY - Tracy Maines, author of My Cottage Kitchen Cookbook, presented a donation of $52,000 to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier before the start of the Mobile Food Pantry at Maines Community Center in Conklin Friday, Dec. 20.Tracy also helped...

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Congregations come together for holiday giving

Congregations come together for holiday giving

Members of two local churches recently dropped by to deliver donations collected by congregations headed by Pastor Mike Kelly. Congregants of Newfield United Methodist Church and Corning Grace Methodist Church donated enough to provide more than 19,000...

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