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Wegmans collects $1.7M in donations across 5 states for hunger relief

Wegmans on Thursday announced the totals from its various hunger-relief campaigns it organized across five states this fall. The campaigns collectively raised $1.74 million dollars, and nearly 40 percent of that total was donated to Foodlink! “We’re grateful for our customers and employees who … Continue reading

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Eastman School of Music professor shares personal story of growing up in poverty

He asked the audience to picture someone — anyone — who is likely struggling with hunger.A pause.Imaginations throughout the pews at Third Presbyterian Church on Meigs Street went to work. Where would the food they just donated end up? Were … Continue reading

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Busting a few myths about SNAP

LISTEN: Visit the Connections website to hear Thursday’s conversationBy Eric LintalaHow are SNAP benefits spent in our grocery stores? Do people take advantage of the system? Are recipients eating healthy?These questions have been the subject of controversy since SNAP, also known … Continue reading

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Helping people avoid ‘Tough Choices’

For those that struggle with hunger in this country, fulfilling basic needs unfortunately becomes balancing act. Do I pay the bills or pay for groceries?The Feeding America “Tough Choices” campaign this winter (January and February) helps raise awareness by drawing attention … Continue reading

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Curbside Market celebrates its loyal volunteers

Foodlink could not carry out its mission without the help of so many outstanding volunteers that live among us. They help us sort food in our distribution center, they help out at fundraising events, and they help out with our innovative … Continue reading

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