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Culinary event in Geneva to raise funds for Foodlink (access required)

A new culinary event in Geneva is expected to raise thousands of dollars for Feeding America’s Finger Lakes and Genesee Valley food bank and regional hub, Foodlink Inc. The inaugural FEAST—Feeding Everyone at Shared Tables—will benefit the Rochester-based nonprofit that ...

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Check Out Hunger campaign begins this weekend (access required)

Thirty Rochester-area Tops Friendly Markets stores will participate in this winter’s Check Out Hunger campaign, benefiting Foodlink Inc.’s anti-hunger programs. The campaign, which runs from Jan. 28 through Feb. 17, allows shoppers to make a small donation at the cash ...

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Farm bill commenters urge support for food stamps, farm research (access required)

Though the listening session was held in a craft brewery, most people who commented Tuesday, Oct. 31, on the upcoming renewal of the federal farm bill talked either about food stamps, research or young farmers. The session at Rohrbach’s Brewing ...

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Check Out Hunger begins at Wegmans (access required)

Starting on Sunday, Oct. 29, Wegmans is offering shoppers the ability to donate to Foodlink, the regional food bank, while paying for their groceries. Through Dec. 3, shoppers will be able to contribute to the Check Out Hunger campaign at ...

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Fill the Bus food drive begins

Foodlink Inc. has rolled out its annual “Fill the Bus” campaign that aims to put a dent in childhood hunger. The Fill the Bus food drive, which is organized through a partnership with Wegmans Food Markets Inc., 13WHAM ABC, FOX ...

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Foodlink creating recipe for jobs

When Thomas Ferraro founded a food bank in Rochester in the late 1970s, he envisioned an organization that would not only feed Rochester’s hungry but also teach valuable workforce skills and create jobs. He imagined a place that would generate ...

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