To assist our member programs with their important work of feeding those in need, the Food Bank developed a fundraising effort called Adopt-a-Program, or AAP. AAP establishes lines of credit for member agencies to offset their shared maintenance contributions and the costs of purchased food. These credits enable programs to secure more food for their clients. 100% of AAP contributions go on account for member agencies. AAP also allows the Food Bank to extend its reach throughout a 23-county service area, and allows donors to keep their funds in the local community.
The Food Bank solicits AAP donations from churches, community groups, companies, and individuals. Donors may select specific agencies to support or allow the Food Bank to select agencies most in need. Adopt-a-Program helps agencies stretch their food buying power, and enables donors to address local needs in an efficient and effective manner.
Current Funders Include:
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Charles R. Wood Foundation
First Reformed Church of Scotia
Food Pantries of the Capital District
Hudson River Bank
Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis
Moulton Memorial Baptist Church
New York State Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP)
Our Family Foundation
The Schenectady Foundation
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region
United Way of the Greater Capital Region