Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
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PICNIC IN THE PARK

Picnics in the Park Mobile Summer Food Program slated to begin June 24th, 2013

Slated to begin June 24th and run until August 16th, the Mobile Summer Food Service Program will be key to attracting and feeding a sizable number of children in Chemung County.

Click here to download a 2013 Picnics in the Park flyer.

Lunches will be distributed Monday through Friday, and operate in parks in Chemung County where children and families tend to congregate. The locations are, Katy Leary Park, McKinnon Park Pulaski Park (new this year) and Sullivan Park. Every child (up to 18 years) requesting food will be provided lunch. Games and activities will also be offered in conjunction with community groups. 

Sullivan Park - Off Thorne Street in Horseheads
Lunch 11:00am - 11:40am

Pulaski Park - Center Street & Tompkins Street, Elmira
Lunch 11:50am - 12:30pm

Katy Leary Park - Connelly Avenue & River Street, Elmira
Lunch 12:40pm - 1:20pm

McKinnon Park - End of Pratt Street off Matthew Street, Elmira
Lunch 1:30pm - 2:10pm


For more information on volunteering your time, contact Darlene Bachman, Volunteer Coordinator at 607.796.6061 x4043, or email  

Click here for information on the Summer Food Service Program


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.


To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For more information contact:
Jennifer Edger, Community Programs Manager
at 607.796.6061 x4037 or email


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