Citizens Bank, supporting the Curbside Market since 2013

*** Citizens Bank Chairman/CEO Bruce Van Saun, in Rochester for a organizational Town Hall meeting at the Marriott on West Ridge Road, jumped aboard the newest Curbside Market vehicle on Thursday.  Citizens Bank has supported the program, known as a “produce aisle on wheels,” since its inception in 2013. It presented Foodlink with a check for […]

Rochester refugees to Foodlink: ‘You have made it a little easier for us’

Foodlink has strengthened its connection to Rochester’s refugee community thanks to its recent engagement with the Office of Adult & Career Education Services (OACES) of the Rochester City School District.  In March, Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York nutrition educators held and event to introduce themselves to the office and help promote the Curbside Market. […]

The Foodlink Kitchen honored, celebrated

*** ROCHESTER – It’s been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Foodlink, the regional food bank for the Rochester area, shared its sizeable heart with the community on Wednesday during an emotional ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new commercial kitchen.   Numerous state and local officials gathered at Foodlink’s Mt. Read Boulevard […]

State awards Foodlink $200K to help strengthen, support local agriculture

*** Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $1 million in state funding to support agricultural development in the Genesee Valley and across the state, with a large portion of that money headed to Foodlink’s Mt. Read Boulevard headquarters.  The funding approved by the Genesee Valley Regional Market Authority includes seven projects, including Foodlink’s proposal to purchase […]

Foodlink retains 4-star Charity Navigator rating

On June 1, Charity Navigator announced that under its updated and enhanced rating system, Foodlink was among a select group of nonprofits nationwide to earn a 4-star rating. >> See Foodlink’s rating breakdown on the Charity Navigator website Since 2002, using objective, data-driven analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a […]

Foodlink and RTS partner to promote healthy living

Foodlink was back at Regional Transit Service headquarters today on East Main Street on Friday as guests of the RTS Employee Wellness Program.  RTS is a finalist for the RBJ’s 2017 Wealth of Health Awards and Foodlink has partnered with them through our Nutrition Education and Curbside Market programs.  On Friday morning, two nutrition educators […]