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When Hunger Hits Home

Your support helps us help others. The Creative Advantage generously created this video for us and we cannot thank them enough. We hope you like it.

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6th Annual Mac -n- Cheese Bowl tickets now on sale!

Tickets for the 6th Annual Mac -n- Cheese Bowl are now on sale! The event will be held on Saturday, February 21 from 11am-2:30pm at the MAC at Siena College. Purchase your tickets at any Price Chopper register through their Tickets to Go! Program. Adults are $20, kids 5-12 are $5 and kids under 5 are free! You can also purchase your afternoon only tickets here at the Food Bank by calling Jessica at 786-3691 x295, or stopping into our office at 965 Albany-Shaker Rd daily from 8:00am-4:00pm. We hope to see you there! Get more info here: the rest

8th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive

The 8th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive set a new record for donations.
The event brought in 29,140 pounds of food, which is equivalent to 24,283 meals.
THANK YOU to everyone who made this achievement possible!

IMG_7802. 2jpeg8th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive | January 9-11, 2015

Homes in participating neighborhoods will receive grocery bags on Friday, January 9 with invitations to fill them and leave them out for pick up by volunteers on Sunday, January 11.

Even people who did not receive bags can participate by bringing a non-perishable food donation to the Food Bank truck, which will be parked at the Westmere Fire Department (1731 Western Avenue, Albany) on Sunday, January 11 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.… Read the rest

Last minute shopper? Print your acknowledgement cards at home!

Please note: our offices will be closed on Christmas Day and December 26th. You can pay and pick up your holiday gift alternative cards until 12pm on Christmas Eve at our office at 965 Albany-Shaker Road in Latham. Or, if you’d rather print your cards at home, several of our holiday card styles are available in PDF form! Simply make a donation here, and then download and print the card or cards of your choosing from here.… Read the rest

CDPHP Holiday Appeal in Full Swing!

CDPHPThe CDPHP Holiday Appeal is in full swing! From now until the end of December, CDPHP will match donations up to a total of $10,000! All proceeds from the Appeal will benefit the Food Bank’s BackPack Program. Be sure to indicate “CDPHP Appeal” on your check or in the drop-down menu if donating online!… Read the rest