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Feed Neighbors. Feed Hope.

Your gift will go a long way to feed more people in need who are struggling with hunger today.
$1 can help provide 3 meals for our neighbors in need across the Southern Tier.

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Other Ways to Donate

  • By Mail
    Make checks payable to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier
    Mail to: 388 Upper Oakwood Avenue Elmira, NY 14903
  • By Phone
    Call the Development & Community Engagement Department at 607.796.6061
    We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover
  • In Person
    Stop by the Food Bank during normal business hours to make a donation via cash, check or credit card

Help End Hunger All Year Long

When you become a Full Plate Partner - the Food Bank's monthly donor society - you ensure steady and dependable funding that delivers lasting impact to neighbors across the Southern Tier.

  • Easy, convenient and automatic for our supporters
  • Reliable and cost-effective support for our organization
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Are you an existing monthly donor wishing to update credit card information or upgrade your monthly donation?
ontact: Tina Culligan, Senior Donor Relations Specialist

Join our Circle of Supporters

Our Circle to Feed Hope recognizes and celebrates our donors who support our mission with an annual leadership gift(s) of $1,000 or more. As a member of our Circle to Feed Hope, you are a leader in the effort to end hunger. 

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It's important to invest in the mission of the Food Bank and entrust our gift to their leadership and expertise to steward and use our gift most in the most effective manner to make a true impact in our community and on hunger and poverty as a whole.


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To make a gift of stock or provide support through your donor advised fund, please contact
Meghan Parsons, Vice President of Development and Community Engagement

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is a tax-exempt organization as defined by IRS Section (501)(c)(3), to which gifts and donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 

Giving is Gorges is Wednesday, June 12! 24 hours to give where you live!

Support our Giving is Gorges campaign on the Tompkins County annual day of giving to help us feed 150 kids in the Tompkins County BackPack Program for the entire school year.

School is the only place many kids can count on for a meal. So, what happens when school is out? The Food Bank of the Southern Tier helps kids through the BackPack Program, providing nutritious packs of food to help children through weekends and school breaks. And the best part? Just $120 feeds a child in the BackPack Program for a whole year. So, when does $1 make a difference? When you donate it to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Feed hope. Give to the Food Bank today.

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If you are in need of assistance, find a nearby food pantry or meal program near you