Happy New Year!
The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York would like to thank you – our donors, volunteers, member agencies and staff – for your ongoing generosity and dedication. As a new year brings new challenges, we are confident this incredible community will rise to meet them.
Worried About How the New Tax Law May Affect Your Year-End Donation?
Be assured, donations made before midnight, December 31, 2017 fall under 2017 tax rules. If you are worried about 2018, consider “doubling up,” adding next year’s planned gift to this year’s, and claiming the total on your 2017 return.* Donate Now.
*This strategy is perfectly okay, but you should check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.
Food Bank News & Events
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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
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.