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SNAP helps New Yorkers buy food

SNAP helps New Yorkers buy food

SNAP provides monthly benefits that help you keep food on the table. SNAP helps seniors, students, working families, people with disabilities, children of immigrants, and many more. The Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) can tell you if you may be...

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Celebrating the 2020 VIVAs

Celebrating the 2020 VIVAs

Each year, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier hosts a special event called VIVAs, Very Important Volunteer Awards. This event is an opportunity for the Food Bank to recognize and thank our valued volunteers for all of their time and assistance in achieving our vision...

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Giving the gift of time

Giving the gift of time

This spring and summer looked a little different for Max and Maya Orenstein, who live in Dryden. After the pandemic closed most of the country, the teens, a high school senior and a high school junior respectively, found that their schedules and location shifted…...

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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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Tips for remaining healthy during the holidays

Foods for Immune System Support

We can take active steps to boost our immune systems and possibly prevent illness, simply through the foods we choose to eat. There are some key nutrients we want to be sure to include in our diets which can help our bodies to fight off different illnesses.  Vitamin...

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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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