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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is committed to helping members of the community understand the complexities and root causes of hunger and poverty. The main workshop offered through the Food Bank's Hunger Education program is Hunger 101, an interactive, age-appropriate workshop that explores the realities of hunger and poverty in our community.  

The goals of the Hunger Education Program are: 

  • Increase awareness of hunger in the Southern Tier.
  • Increase understanding of the causes, consequences and responses to hunger and poverty.
  • Increase awareness of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier and the emergency food assistance network.

For more information contact:
Lyndsey Lyman, Community Education Coordinator
at 607.796.6061 x4031 or email

For more information, dial 2-1-1 (or 1-800-346-2211) or visit
You might be eligible to receive monthly food assistance through SNAP (food stamps). Click here to learn more, or call 607-796-5592.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

388 Upper Oakwood Ave.
Elmira, New York 14903

Phone: 607.796.6061
Fax: 607.796.6028
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-4 
(Summer hours Mon.-Thurs. 8-4:30; Fri. 8-1)

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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. EIN 20-8808059

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