News from 2020

December 21, 2020

Donate to Credo, have it matched

Donations to the Credo Community Center in Watertown will be matched dollar for dollar this week.

December 17, 2020

SUNY Canton renames food pantry to honor Watertown’s Renzi family

The Renzi Foodservice Charitable Foundation of Watertown is making sure SUNY Canton students will not go hungry through a multi-year charitable gift.

December 14, 2020

SUNY Canton food pantry renamed to honor local Watertown family

SUNY Canton recently announced that a food pantry on campus will be officially renamed to the Renzi Food Pantry. This is following a donation of $25 thousand from the Renzi Foodservice Charitable Foundation, Inc.

November 26, 2020

Watertown Salvation Army continues tradition, sets record with 872 Thanksgiving meals served

Each year on Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army serves meals for community members in need of them. Even amid a global pandemic, this year was no exception, as the local chapter set a record for meals served — more than 800.

November 7, 2020

Jefferson Community College partners with Renzi Foodservice to provide job training to new hires

Jefferson Community College has partnered with Renzi Foodservice to provide hands-on job training to 11 newly hired Renzi employees, allowing them to build their skills while gaining experience and earning wages.

September 15, 2020

Two food distribution events to serve North Country this weekend

Through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program and Nourish New York, several companies and organizations will serve Jefferson and St. Lawrence County this weekend.

August 9, 2020

NNYCF Youth Philanthropy Council announces grant funding for eight area nonprofit organizations

The Council’s grant program is made possible through support from Watertown Savings Bank, Renzi Foodservice Charitable Foundation, RBC Wealth Management, and gifts made to the Friends of the Foundation Annual Community Betterment Fund. Since it was chartered in 2010, the Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Council has nearly 100 grants totaling $165,870 in support to nonprofit organizations that serve tri-county residents, and nearly 130 students from six different north country high schools have served as Council members.

July 21, 2020

St. Lawrence to Host USDA Food Box Distribution July 30 in Canton

The USDA Food Box Distribution Program is part of the Federal COVID-19 Food Assistance Program. The program is intended to purchase surplus commodities to assist farms and food businesses while making products available for free to those suffering from the economic impacts of the pandemic.

July 21, 2020

Milk and food giveaway draws massive crowd in Irondequoit

A food-distribution event spearheaded by the American Dairy Association North East drew such a massive crowd to the parking lot of the former Medley Centre in Irondequoit Tuesday morning that hundreds of potential recipients had to be turned away.

July 21, 2020

Free milk, food to be distributed in Clayton on Wednesday

The American Dairy Association North East along with Glazier Packing Co., Renzi Foodservice, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce and the town of Clayton are coordinating the distribution of more than 2,500 gallons of milk and more than 21,000 pounds of food at a drive-thru event beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cerow Recreation Park, 615 E. Line Road.