Get Involved


Thank you for your interest in donating to support a healthy regional food system!

Your donation provides critical support that allows us to connect local agriculture, food security, and healthcare so that all community members have access to nutritious food and local farms businesses remain viable for years to come.

Sponsorships are also available for businesses and individuals who would like to champion a specific program area, including Farm to School, Fruit and Vegetable Prescriptions, or the Growing Health Education Series, or Advocacy. Please contact Erin Summerlee, Food and Health Network Director at or 607-692-7669 to discuss options for program sponsorship.

Sponsorship Options
Seed…$1-$99For more information about giving levels and sponsor, benefits contact Erin Summerlee, Food & Health Network Director, (607) 692-7669, or email at

Membership Options
Individual Membership Options:
Individual: $25
Small-Sized Farm: $25
Student: AmeriCorps: $10Organization/Business membership Options (Based on annual budget):

  • <$99,000: $100
  • $100,000 – $249,000: $125
  • $250,000 – $499,000: $150
  • $500,000 – $999,000: $175
  • >$1,000,000: $200

Members may also become Sponsors! For more information about giving levels and member benefits contact Erin Summerlee, Food & Health Network Director, (607) 692-7669, or email at

Donate by Phone
To charge your donation by phone to your card or to discuss other giving options, please call us Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm EST. If we are not available, we will return your call as soon as possible. Please call Erin Summerlee, Director, (607) 692-7669, or email at
Donate by Check
Please make checks payable to Rural Health Network with “FaHN Sponsorship” in the memo. Please send your check along with a note that includes your name and contact information, so that we can thank you for your support to: Rural Health Network SCNY, P.O. Box 416, Whitney Point, NY 13862.

Employment & Volunteering

Food Access & Development Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA Position

The Food Access & Development Coordinator VISTA will lead resource development efforts to support FaHN (Food and Health Network) sustainability and a strong regional food system, and provide support to partner organizations engaged in food security and local food access initiatives in an 8 county region of Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins. Development efforts include membership and sponsorship campaigns, fundraising, grant writing, and collaborative resource development with partner organizations to improve food access. The Food Access & Development Coordinator VISTA will play a key role supporting initiatives to reduce food insecurity and improve health through Anti-Hunger Task Forces, the Summer Food Service Program, Farm to School, Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Programs, and other initiatives. The Coordinator will also assist with updates to the Regional Food System Assessment for South Central NY and research on other critical issues.

Learn more and apply.


Looking for rewarding volunteer opportunities with a diverse regional food coalition? FaHN is seeking volunteers to help with farm to school, events, marketing, fund development, and more! If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Tom Lewis at

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