Back to School

We are excited to work with our 250 partner schools to make sure the 5,700+ students the Program serves can count on a bag full of kid-friendly foods each Friday throughout the 2021-2022 school year. Last year, the Program distributed over 170,000 bags, containing over 2 million meals. The bags included cereal, oatmeal, macaroni and…

Reimagining Service

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present challenges, food insecurity remains a persistent issue. With reduced incomes, supply chain disruptions, rising food costs, and pandemic benefits drawing to a close, many people are seeking food assistance – some for the very first time in their lives. Emergency feeding programs are aware of the needs in…

Nourish New York Becomes Permanent State Program

(L-R) Lisa Buhrmaster and Mary Lou Zimmermann of Black Horse Farms, Senator Michelle Hinchey, and Lloyd Zimmermann In spring 2020, Governor Cuomo announced the Nourish New York program as an emergency response to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to help unprecedented numbers of people needing food assistance and farmers who lost outlets as…

The Business Corner

Many businesses contribute generously to the Food Bank’s work. In this Hunger’s Hope edition, we highlight two great corporate supporters – The Rosenblum Companies and St. Peter’s Health Partners The Rosenblum Companies has been supporting the Regional Food Bank for more than 25 years. Our friendship began when they sponsored a flag for our Golf…

37th Annual Golf Classic

Join us on Tuesday, September 14 for the 37th Annual Golf Classic. This year the event will be held at Van Patten Golf Club and Eagle Crest Golf Club, both in Clifton Park, NY. Learn more and get tickets.

Board of Directors Names New CEO

After conducting a broad national search, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Molly Nicol has been selected as the next CEO of the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.  She succeeds Mark Quandt who served as the leader of the Food Bank for the past 38 years. Quandt announced his retirement…