The Regional Food Bank’s Gift Alternative program offers people an opportunity to feed their hungry neighbors by making a donation to the Food Bank in honor of family, friends, and business associates. For a donation of $5.00 or more per gift, the Food Bank will provide a card acknowledging that a financial gift to feed the hungry has been made in the name of the recipient. The Food Bank offers three different types of cards: a memorial card, an “In Honor of” card for birthdays, anniversaries, etc., and seven specially designed holiday cards.

To pay by credit card: Select the DONATE NOW button located in the upper right side of the home page.

  • For holiday cards select Donation – To Give as Gift.
  • For standard cards select Donation – In Memory/In Honor
  • For Mothers Day cards select Donation – In Memory/In Honor, and indicate mothers day in the field labelled “I want my donation to be dedicated.”

Fill in all the key information boxes.  If you have a special message that you would like us to include in the card that we will send to the recipient, please be sure to type it into the box provided below the “Dedication” section.  Also click on Send Dedication Acknowledgement.

If you prefer to pay by check: Please mail your donation check, your completed brochure, and your list of recipients to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, located at 965 Albany-Shaker Road, Latham, New York 12110

Holiday Gift Alternative

During the months of November and December the Regional Food Bank offers the unique Holiday Gift Alternative program

This program offers people an opportunity to provide a special tribute gift to family, friends or business associates – in lieu of giving each of them a more traditional holiday present. For a minimum donation of $5.00 per Gift. the Food Bank will send a special Holiday card to the designated recipient notifying them of the special and unique endowment made in their name.

Card art and additional information are available here

Standard Gift Alternative

Throughout the year the Regional Food Bank offers the “In Memory” and In Honor” Gift Alternative program. For a minimum donation of $5.00 per Gift, the Food Bank will send a special card to the designated recipient notifying them of the special and unique endowment made in their name or in the name of a loved one. The cover art for the two specially designed “In Honor” and “In Memory” cards is displayed below.

Card art and additional information are available here

Mother’s Day Cards

Message Inside: With thanks for the love and nourishment you always provide our family, a financial donation to feed the hungry has been made in your name to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. Happy Mother’s Day!

Card art and additional information are available here

To order Gift Alternative cards by phone, please contact:
Sarah LaBella
518-786-3691 x249
sarahl@regionalfoodbank.net