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NYPA collaborates on shipping container project to advance indoor farming and increase food production for needy Western New York families

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For the first year, the specially outfitted 40-foot shipping container branded “Rooting for Our Neighbors” will be used to harvest kale that will be distributed to food pantries and soup kitchens that rely on FeedMore WNY for nutritious food and support. Fresh kale, and kale dishes, also will be delivered directly to hungry community members served through its Mobile Food Pantry and Meals on Wheels programs. The initiative is part of NYPA’s Environmental Justice program, which offers educational programs about clean, renewable energy and sustainability, and provides resources to meet the needs of underrepresented communities located near NYPA’s power assets.

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FeedMore WNY receives grant from Xylem Watermark to aid in COVID-19 response

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Xylem Watermark, the corporate social responsibility program of the global water technology company Xylem Inc., has partnered with Mulcare and National Fuel to award the grant to help FeedMore WNY assemble and distribute nearly 350 emergency food kits to those in need and 1,500 bags of nutritious food to hungry children served through its BackPack Program.

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FeedMore WNY collaborates with Seneca-Babcock Community Association to open new meal delivery site, serving Buffalo’s homebound neighbors in need.

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With the increased need for nutritious, home-delivered food in the City of Buffalo, FeedMore WNY has relocated its Broadway delivery site to the Seneca-Babcock Arlene Mychajliw Community Center. This collaboration between FeedMore WNY and the Seneca-Babcock Community Association provides a more spacious site to accommodate the expanded need for deliveries in the area.

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