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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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A Message from Our President

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! The Food Bank accomplished so much in 2018. While the problem of hunger still remains, we were able to deliver almost 10 million meals, which we couldn’t have done without you. 2019 is shaping up to be a year of growth and...

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Prescription for Nutrition

After a series of major heart issues, Robin Derick would happily never set foot in a physician’s office again. But in order to get free produce weekly from the Turning Point Fresh Farmacy fruit and vegetable prescription program, she willingly participates...

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Feeding kids this summer

Fourth-grade teacher Michelle Halperin looked around at the summer meal site in Elmira’s Grove Park last year and marveled at all she saw…a puppet show about respecting people with disabilities while volunteers from The Arc handed out lunches to children....

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Food for Thought

It’s no bigger than a storage closet, but there’s a lot of compassion pouring out of the food pantry in the campus commons at Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3). A new partner agency of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, the pantry has plans to...

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Cargill Foundation supports Schuyler County kids

In May, the Cargill Foundation donated $20,000 to support the BackPack Program and Mobile Food Pantries in Schulyer County. The donation will help provide nearly 4,000 packs of food to children and more than 145,000 pounds of food through Mobile Food...

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Gear Up to End Hunger

Tour de Keuka, presented by Five Star Bank, is an annual charity bike ride that benefits the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. To participate in a 16, 45, 60 or 100-mile ride, cyclists raise money to feed families struggling with hunger. Riders will begin in...

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Learning To Serve

Congratulations to Mackenzie Grover, a fifth-grader from Elmira, for earning the title of Junior Volunteer of the Year at our Very Important Volunteer Awards (VIVAs) in April! Mackenzie began volunteering in 2017 to fulfill a school community service...

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