Foodlink helps to award grants to 6 new projects in region

Foodlink collected 30applications this winter and awarded six start-up grants for innovativeprojects in three counties across its service area. (Photo: Foodlink)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Six new projects across three counties in the Rochester area will be receiving grants from Foodlink to help with food insecurity.

Foodlink, a non-profit organization in Rochester that aims to address hunger, took in 30 applications this winter for its Seed Grant program.

The six projects were deemed innovative start-up ideas that will help people across the spectrum of hunger.

Awards ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 were awarded to Wyoming County Community Action / Warsaw Food Pantry, Barakah Muslim Charity, Victor Farmington Food Cupboard, St. Mark's and St. John’s Episcopal Church, Greece Central School District and Taproot Collective.

“We’re incredibly pleased with the quantity and quality of applications we received in the first year of this program,” said Foodlink Executive Director Julia Tedesco. “The Seed Grants we awarded demonstrate the level of commitment and innovative spirit of our partners addressing food insecurity in the Rochester region.”

More information about the projects can be seen here.

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