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 […]

Foodlink Career Fellowship welcomes in a new class

The Foodlink Career Fellowship — an intensive, one-of-a-kind culinary apprenticeship — welcomed in the Class of 2023 on Tuesday morning. The new group of six aspiring chefs represents the fifth class to join the program since its launch in 2018. In order to apply, prospective Fellows must be nominated by a mentor or community partner. […]

NYS Health Foundation grant helps Curbside Market continue WIC expansion initiative

In 2021, the Curbside Market saw a project that was years in the making come to fruition. For as long as it existed, the market accepted SNAP benefits and helped shoppers stretch their dollars through various incentive programs. Now, the market has expanded to accept WIC (Women, Infants and Children) benefits to help support young […]

Foodlink, URMC Announce Partnership to Address Local Food Insecurity

Leaders from Foodlink and the University of Rochester Medical Center today announced a partnership to address food insecurity by providing emergency food assistance through health providers, starting with a pilot project underway at Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH). The URMC Food Pantry, currently being piloted for patients of two ambulatory clinics at SMH, is expected to […]