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8th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive

THRE RESULTS ARE IN!
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

City Dining Cards Now On Sale!

City Dining Cards 2014 vector deck - albany-web-01Do you love eating out or trying new restaurants? We are so glad to continue our partnership with City Dining Cards. Each deck of cards contains 50 cards, each valid at a restaurant for $10 off your food purchase of $30 or more. The deck also contains two “wild cards” with deals or freebies at another location. They are valid from now through the end of 2015 so there is plenty of time to visit your favorite spots and try some new ones! The Capital Region edition can be purchased right at the Regional Food Bank! Decks are $20 each, and if you purchase through the Regional Food Bank, $10 from the price of each deck will come right back to the Food Bank to help people in need. To purchase your deck over the phone or by email, contact Bethany Stiles at bethanys@regionalfoodbank.net (518-786-3691 x231) or Caitlyn Krug at caitlynk@regionalfoodbank.net (518-786-3691 x232). Pickup is free, and shipping is $2.25 per deck; for larger orders, please inquire.

Restaurants included in the deck are:

15 Church Restaurant
Albany Rail Yard
Angelo’s 677 Prime
Angelo’s Prime Bar & Grill
Angelo’s Tavolo
Aperitivo … Read the rest

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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