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Diana Iuzzini could tell there was more to her students’ lethargy and irritability than sleep-deprivation.“They were coming in here sleepy — not from lack of sleep but from lack of nourishment and lack of energy,” she says.Diana works with Newark Valley...

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Our Very Important Volunteers

Any given Tuesday or Thursday, you’ll find volunteer Frank Bohman, of Pine City, hard at work — with a smile for everyone — in our warehouse.“Like clockwork,” says Volunteer Coordinator Jen Harris, “Frank arrives every Tuesday and Thursday for morning...

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Driving Out Hunger

School bus drivers across the country take responsibility for our children every day, transporting them to and from school safely. In Painted Post, they are going the extra mile to make sure families have enough to eat.On the last Saturday of each month,...

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TDK Q&A

Anis Fadul is Director of Marketing & Strategy for New Business Development at Corning Incorporated. He has volunteered for four years on the planning committee for Tour de Keuka, a charity bike ride through Keuka Lake wine country. He joined our Board...

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Along for the Ride

Story and photos by John Bayne, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Corning Gorilla Glass. John joined the Food Bank Board of Directors in 2016. It is a privilege to serve on the Board of Directors of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. One of the...

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Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

One in eight Americans in communities across the U.S. struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Nearly 72,000 people right here in the Southern Tier experience food insecurity. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart,...

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Laurie Ellis retires

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recognizes our friend and partner Laurie Ellis on her retirement from Catholic Charities of Tompkins/Tioga. Laurie has been the Director of the Tioga Outreach Center and our agency partner with the center’s food pantry in...

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A Mother’s Day Gift that Makes a Difference

This Mother’s Day, honor or remember Mom and any special person in your life with a donation that makes a difference in the lives of mothers in our community today. Starting April 26, Wegmans Food Markets and our Board of Directors have joined together to...

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New Roles for Data and Efficiency

As part of our department restructuring this year, two staff members have transitioned to new roles to support data-driven decision-making and focus on efficiency of our programs. As Community Impact Manager, Jennifer Bertron will work directly with the...

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Community Building

Hunger relief happens when people with big ideas and a knack for pooling resources combine their shared passion for helping their neighbors. This compassion has been the fuel behind the development and growth of the Lansing Food Pantry. The...

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