Food Bank News & Events
1st Annual Strawberry Festival to benefit the Patroon Land Farm June 17, 2017 from 11 AM – 6 PM at the Altamont Fairgrounds on Route 146 in Altamont SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! Strawberry Shortcake * Wine Tastings & Sales * Local Crafters Bakeries * Food Vendors * Farm Market with Local Strawberries Pony Rides * Petting Zoo * Birds of Prey…Details
The Problem Since 2008, the Regional Food Bank has experienced tremendous growth. Distribution has increased from 19 million pounds in 2008 to 36 million in 2016. This growth has significantly strained our facility. Because our distribution space is so limited, we struggle to move all the fresh food we receive through our warehouse quickly enough…Details
We are excited to partner with the Town of Colonie, the South Colonie High School ICARE Team, and the Colonie Youth Advisory Board for “Kicking Out Hunger,” a kickball tournament to be held on Saturday, April 29 from 10AM to 5PM. This brand new tournament will be held at Colonie Mohawk River Park on the…Details
The 10th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive is this weekend, January 21-January 22. This is the largest individually sponsored and administered food drive held each year! If you didn’t receive a bag in your neighborhood but would like to participate, you can bring food to the Food Bank on Sunday, January 22 between 11am and 2pm. You…Details
The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America. Feeding America sets standards and acquires food donations from national companies for its 200+ member food banks located throughout the country.