RIT FoodShare

Creating a culture of sharing

The RIT FoodShare Center was established in 2015 with two simple goals: to reduce food waste on campus and to provide RIT community members with access to safe and nutritious food. For the past seven years, the Center has done just that, logging over 26,000 visits to its location at 113 Riverknoll, and ensuring access to nutritious food for almost a thousand community members each year.

In 2018, the FoodShare became the permanent home for Bern’s Closet, a clothing closet for community members in need of professional clothing. The closet is named after beloved RIT staff member, and founder of the I’m First program, Bernadette Lynch, who sadly passed away from cancer in 2017.

FoodShare is made possible because of generous support from the RIT and greater-Rochester communities.

If you are interested in donating to RIT FoodShare, please click "Donate to FoodShare" in the top right corner of the page.

Our Team

William St. Jean
Associate Director
Natalie Robinson
FoodShare Coordinator
Maithilee Kulkarni
Graduate Assistant for FoodShare Operations