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Council of Agency Executives names award recipients (access required)

The Council of Agency Executives has named three award recipients for its annual Community Partner Awards and Member of Distinction Award. Monroe County Commissioner of Public Health Michael Mendoza and Foodlink Inc. President and CEO Julia Tedesco each will receive ...

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Funding for Foodlink expansion passes U.S. House (access required)

The recently passed House appropriations bill has set aside $750,000 for Rochester’s Foodlink Inc. to help the nonprofit cover the costs of a much-needed refrigerator expansion, Rep. Joe Morelle said on Wednesday. The bill still needs to be passed by ...

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Foodlink to invest $1 million in food pantries, shelters (access required)

Foodlink on Wednesday said it will phase out its drive-thru food distribution events in Monroe County next month while expanding its food-banking partnerships and capacity during the summer months. To better support food-insecure households during the transition period, Foodlink has ...

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Foodlink receives grant from Sands Family Foundation (access required)

Foodlink Inc. has been awarded a multi-year grant from the Sands Family Foundation Generation 3 Philanthropy Project (G3PP) to support its Curbside Market, a mobile farmers market that visits and distributes food to underserved communities across the Rochester region. The ...

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Wegmans and Foodlink: A partnership to fight hunger

  In the beginning, there was Tom Ferraro and there was Wegmans. In the 40-year history of Foodlink, it’s hard to distinguish whether there was a time that it existed without its largest benefactor, Wegmans, the nationally renowned grocery store ...

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