Foodlink’s statement on anti-hunger funding in the NYS budget

Foodlink is encouraged by the continued support for food banks and emergency food programs reflected in the New York State Budget. We are grateful that Nourish NY has been funded once again at $50 million, so we can continue to purchase healthy fruits, vegetables, and dairy products from New York farmers and manufacturers to distribute […]

Foodlink to Receive $200,000 Grant from the Paychex Charitable Foundation   

Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management software solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance services, announced that Foodlink will receive a $200,000 grant from the Paychex Charitable Foundation to support its mission of ending hunger and building healthier communities across its 10-county service area in the Rochester and Finger Lakes […]

Foodlink Career Fellowship Class 5 Graduation

Five years, five graduations later, the Foodlink Career Fellowship has helped more than 30 aspiring chefs work towards their culinary goals. Graduates of the Foodlink Career Fellowship follow a rigorous one year program that gives them all the tools, resources and skills to enter into the culinary world – which helps open doors to their […]

Check Out Hunger Campaign is underway at Tops and other local grocery stores

The Check Out Hunger Campaign is underway at Tops Friendly Markets, Hegedorns Market, Herrema’s Food Market, Lori’s Natural Food, Gates Big M and Perry Market Place. Shoppers can add a little extra to their grocery bill to support food-insecure families in our region. Customers have the option of adding $1, $2, $3, or $5 to […]

Foodlink Career Fellowship Class 6 has moved up to Cook Apprentices

On Friday, December 9, Foodlink’s Career Fellowship Class 6 completed their Pre-Apprenticeship curriculum and moved on to be hired as NYS Cooking Apprentices. Moving on to Cook Apprentices is the next step in the four Fellows’ Career Fellowship journey. Colleagues, friends, family and other community members joined Nicole Calloway, Tiazhia Smith, William Smith and Teilyn […]

16th annual Food for Families

The season of giving is upon us and once again News 8, Tops Friendly Markets & WCMF have partnered to benefit Foodlink. You can help fill the table for a family in need this year. The 16th Annual Food for Families Food Drive is on Friday, December 9th to help those in need right here […]