Kicking Out Hunger

We are excited to partner with the Town of Colonie, the South Colonie High School ICARE Team, and the Colonie Youth Advisory Board for “Kicking Out Hunger,” a kickball tournament to be held on Saturday, April 29 from 10AM to 5PM. This brand new tournament will be held at Colonie Mohawk River Park on the…

10th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive

The 10th Annual Neighborhood Food Drive is this weekend, January 21-January 22. This is the largest individually sponsored and administered food drive held each year! If you didn’t receive a bag in your neighborhood but would like to participate, you can bring food to the Food Bank on Sunday, January 22 between 11am and 2pm. You…

Food Bank Begins Partnership with Sababa Water

The Food Bank is excited to kick off a new partnership with Sababa Water! For every bottle purchased, Sababa Water will donate a meal to the Regional Food Bank. Find it vending machines in these locations throughout our service area: Capitol Building Albany Legislative Office Building AG & Mkts NYS Museum Thruway Authority SUNY Admin…

Dragon Boat Festival

3rd Annual Dragon Boat Festival When: Sunday, July 24, 2016 Where: Mohawk Valley Marine Want 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…

Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner

Each September, over 375 guests flock to the Glen Sanders Mansion to experience the Regional Food Bank’s Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner. This “must attend” event opens with a fabulous cocktail hour featuring wine tasting, a silent auction, and food demonstration tables followed by an elaborate six-course dinner prepared by the area’s finest chefs and…

Giving Thanks for Expansion Grants

Thank you, Walmart and Feeding America, for Expansion Grants!   We are honored to have been chosen to receive two grants that will provide tremendous help as we expand donations from retail stores. In the coming months, we will be adding more stores and additional routes to our pick up schedule. A $50,000 Infrastructure Grant awarded…