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Feed the Dragon!

3rd Annual Dragon Boat Festival

When: July 24, 2016; 8am-3pm

Where: Mohawk Valley Marine

dragonboatWant to join in on one of the fastest growing water sports in North America? The Food Bank is proud to partner with Dragons Alive and receive a portion of the proceeds from the 3rd Annual Community Dragon Boat Festival on the Mohawk River!

Learn more about dragon boating and how your group can participate here.

Has your team already registered? We’d love it if you would fundraise as a team or individually to help raise more money for the Regional Food Bank! Setting up a Crowdrise page is easy, and awesome prizes will be awarded for the top team and individual fundraisers! Just visit here to set up your team fundraising page: https://www.crowdrise.com/FeedtheDragon2016Read the rest

Walmart’s Fight Hunger Spark Change Campaign

wmNow through April 25, Walmart is hosting its Fight Hunger, Spark Change campaign! For each use of ‪#‎FightHunger‬ on Facebook, and for each like or share of Walmart’s posts, 10 meals will be donated to Feeding America food banks. You can also support the campaign by making a donation right at Walmart registers and/or by purchasing participating products. Visit www.walmart.com/fighthunger for other ways to get involved.… Read the rest

Shop With Amazon Smile

Amazon-Smile-LogoWhen you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Regional Food Bank. Bookmark this link and support us every time you shop. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2470885Read the rest

Early Bird CSA Special Extended!

csashare-summer-box1-transEarly Bird Special on Vegetable Shares!

Save $25 on a Family Share and $15 on an Individual Share if you sign up by March 12!

Click here to sign up today!Read the rest

Neighborhood Food Drive Sunday, January 10!

Neighb Food DriveHomes in participating neighborhoods will receive grocery bags by Friday, January 8 with invitations to fill them and leave them out for pick up by volunteers on Sunday, January 10.

Started by Kathy Busch in her own Guilderland neighborhood in 2008, the collection now includes thousands of households throughout the Capital District. Last year Kathy and her Hunger Champions collected more than 30,000 pounds of food. Can they beat that total this year? We sure hope so!

If you would like to participate, bring your non-perishable food donation to the Food Bank’s dock on Sunday, January 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Food Bank is located at 965 Albany Shaker Road in Latham, NY 12110. Hope to see you there!Read the rest