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Make a Donation

Every $1 you give helps provide 3 meals

Your gift to Foodlink today will help provide meals to the one in nine people in our region experiencing food insecurity. We will faithfully steward your investment, with 94% of revenue going directly toward programs that build healthier communities.


Of all donations go directly to our anti-hunger programs

Your monetary gift goes a long way.

Support Foodlink Today!

At Foodlink, stewardship is one of our core values, and it’s how we can provide three meals for every $1 donated. We are proud to say that 96 cents of every dollar goes directly to our food-related programs. 

Supporters like you are essential to our daily impact. Your gift will be put to use immediately to support children, families, and seniors experiencing food insecurity, many for the very first time. 

Hunger is affecting our community like never before. With recurring monthly donations, you can help provide even more nutritious food to our neighbors. Together, we can create a more nourished, prosperous region.

How to donate

Online: Fill out the secure form above!
By Phone: Call (585) 413-5051
By Mail: Make check payable to Foodlink and send to:


PO Box 60766

Rochester, NY 14606

Join the Full Plate Club

The Full Plate Club recognizes a loyal portion of our community who gives gifts of $ 1,000 or more each year to sustain the work we do. We invite you to join this group of dedicate supporters. Throughout the year, we will share the impact of your gift through member-only experiences and networking opportunities, and you’ll be recognized in a variety of ways for your generosity. You can honor our collective work by making a gift today. 

Other Ways to Give

There are many ways to support your community. Whether it is food, money or time, your partnership is vital to our success. We encourage you to contribute in the way you feel most comfortable and be part of the solution. Foodlink is able to invest in our community because of the courage and vision of those who invest in us. Thank you for your interest in giving!

Review the options below to learn about more ways to support Foodlink.

Monthly Giving

Join a community of loyal supporters and start your monthly gift today!

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Monthly gifts help Foodlink plan for consistent distribution within our community throughout the year and is one of the very best ways to give. Consider starting an online recurring gift today. It’s an easy and convenient way to pledge your faithful support and make an ongoing impact. The benefits of joining our Monthly Giving Program include early access to event tickets, special communications, and more!

For more information, please contact Dia Allen at 585-413-5051 or dallen@foodlinkny.org.

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Planned Giving

Creating a lasting legacy of your commitment to ending hunger.

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Support a mission that ensures individuals and families will have access to nutritious food and resources with the dignity and respect they deserve. Designate Foodlink as a beneficiary of your estate in your will, living trust, life insurance, charitable trust, or retirement plan. Gifts of any amount are welcome.

Just a few sentences in your will or trust is all it takes, and you are entitled to an estate tax deduction for the value of your gift. Please consult with an attorney or tax professional to determine the best plan for you.
Legal Name: Foodlink, Inc.
Federal Tax Identification Number (EIN): 22-2428304
To learn more about Legacy Giving, please contact Beth Hershel at 585-413-4053 or bhershel@foodlinkny.org

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Stocks & Securities

Consider a gift of stocks and securities and support our hunger-relief programs.

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One of the most efficient and tax beneficial ways to support Foodlink’s mission is to make a gift of stock. If you or your broker would like the stock transfer instructions, please contact Beth Hershel at 585-413-4053 or bhershel@foodlinkny.org.
The following information must be provided for audit and acknowledgment purposes:
• Donor’s name and complete address
• Name and number of securities transferred
• Specific program to which gift should be directed (if any)
Electronic delivery of stock shares is the most secure and efficient delivery process available; however, you may also transfer certificates directly.

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Start a Fundraiser

Host an online fundraising campaign and provide up to 30 meals with each $10 donation!

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Hosting a fundraising campaign is an exciting and fun way to make a lasting impact on Foodlink’s mission. Every dollar that your team raises will provide up to three healthy meals to those in need throughout our 10-county region.

We will provide you with a personalized fundraising webpage to share on your social media or via email.

Consider a Facebook fundraiser, Virtual Food Drive, or an Online Fundraising Campaign to celebrate a special day, honor a loved one, or support a meaningful cause with your colleagues.

We are here to help make your fundraising campaign a success!

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Tribute Gifts

Make a gift to honor or celebrate a loved one with a cause close to their heart.

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If there is someone special in your life who cares deeply about solving hunger in our communities, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor that person or celebrate a special occasion. Your gift will be a lasting tribute to that special person and will contribute to a hunger-free region.

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Workplace Giving

Double the impact of your gift today!

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Did you know you may be able to double your support for Foodlink in just a few steps? Many corporations match their employees’ charitable contributions and/or provide grant funding to the organizations their employees support. Please consider checking if your employer has a matching gifts or volunteer grant program. Thank you!

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Leadership Giving

Join a committed group of supporters and help provide the experience and resources needed to best serve our community.

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Foodlink relies on our generous supporters for the expertise and resources needed to sustain and expand our work. Leadership Giving opportunities include campaigns, projects and events that are vital to our hunger-relief programs. To learn more about ways to make a significant impact on the areas of greatest need, please contact Beth Hershel at 585-413-4053 or bhershel@foodlinkny.org.

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Food Drives & Other Campaigns

Learn more about how you can contribute by hosting a food drive and see a list of our most-needed items!

Learn about current fundraisers supporting Foodlink and how you can get involved!

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Visit our campaign page hub to see what other groups and funders are cooking up for Foodlink!

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Workplace Giving

Did you know you may be able to double your support for Foodlink in just a few steps? Many corporations match their employees’ charitable contributions and/or provide grant funding to the organizations their employees support.

Use the “Double the Donation” tool below to see if your employer has a matching gift program.

Additional Information

Leadership circle

In 2018, Foodlink launched the Leadership Circle, a committed group whose annual gifts of $1,000 and more help to sustain and strengthen Foodlink’s work to eradicate the root causes of hunger.

Leadership Circle membership provides those who are passionate about giving back and helping Foodlink fight hunger in our community with unique opportunities, including invitations to special events and receptions, personal tours, volunteer days, and organizational updates.

To learn more about the Leadership Circle, please contact VP of Development & Community Engagement Beth Hershel at (585) 413-4053.

Take a Virtual Tour of Foodlink!

In 2020, News 8’s Adam Chodak spent an afternoon touring the Foodlink facility with President & CEO Julia Tedesco to discuss Foodlink’s ongoing response to the pandemic. While in-person group tours are currently suspended for safety reasons, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our operations through this 6-minute walk-through of our facility!

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