Wegmans’ allergen-friendly food drive gets underway

Wegmans Food Markets and the Buffalo Bills are teaming up to help combat food insecurity in our communities for those with food allergies by donating allergen-friendly, gluten free, and lactose free items to FeedMore WNY and Foodlink. Starting May 9 through May 21, customers at Rochester and Buffalo area stores will have the opportunity to purchase […]

Anti-hunger advocates celebrate increased funding in NYS budget

Anti-hunger advocates in New York scored a victory in early April when the finalized state budget included a significant bump in funding for the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP). The program lives within the Department of Health’s budget, and helps support food banks around the state — and thousands of food pantries — […]

Foodlink serves as a host site for RCSD’s Job Shadow Day

Foodlink hosted approximately a dozen RCSD seniors on Thursday, March 24, for Job Shadow Day — a day for Rochester students to gain insights and explore various career paths at organizations around Rochester. The initiative stems out of the RCSD’s Career and Technical Education department, which teaches specific career skills to students in high school […]

Foodlink awarded federal funding for cooler expansion project

Congressman Joe Morelle together with Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Monday the delivery of $750,000 for Foodlink to help cover the costs of a much-needed refrigerator expansion project. “The pandemic forced too many Monroe County residents into food insecurity, and as we continue to emerge from this crisis, we must ensure families […]

Growing a partnership with Foodlink & the RTS Worksite Wellness Program

The Curbside Market is a market on wheels that links communities in the Rochester area to fresh, affordable food. As Curbside Market continues to grow its outreach, it is making larger attempts to expand and help more people gain access to fresh and affordable food. Since 2017, Foodlink has partner with Rochester Transit Service (RTS) […]

Foodlink attains another 4-star Charity Navigator rating

Foodlink recently earned the distinction of a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in America that helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 1.5 million charities nationwide. Foodlink received an overall score of 94.69, according to data from its FYE2020 Form 990. Using […]

Toshiba Business Solutions Donates $1,500 to Foodlink with a Company Sales Contest

ROCHESTER, N.Y. Feb. 2, 2022 —Members of Toshiba Business Solutions’ (TBS) Rochester sales team will begin their tour of Foodlink on Tuesday by presenting a check for $1,500 to the regional food bank. The check presentation will be made at 1pm, Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Foodlink headquarters 1999 Mt. Read Blvd. This donation represents a […]

Check out highlights from our Nourishing Lives fundraiser!

In our 2022 Nourishing Lives televised fundraising special, hosted by News 8 WROC-TV on Jan. 26, once again highlighted Foodlink’s innovative programs and partnerships. Together, we address both the symptoms and root causes of food insecurity and work to build healthier communities across Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.  We have raised over $70,000 and […]