Holiday Hunger Appeal

This year, you can’t donate money (or volunteer to collect) at Crossgates for our Holiday Hunger Appeal, but you can still help! Make a donation or set up your personal fundraising page at this link! Please invite your friends, family, and coworkers to join your challenge and share your fundraising page through your social media…

Regional Food Bank’s Response to COVID-19

Update 10/31/20: Actions Taken Since March 16, 2020 Provided 121% more food (2,868,505 pounds) to 235 of its school BackPack Programs and including meat, juice, eggs, and milk for sites that can safely store and distribute perishables Provided 531,874 pounds of food (443,230 meals) to 8,200 seniors living in senior housing sites Shipped 5,167,510 pounds…

The Gift That Feeds

Looking for a unique gift for that hard-to-buy-for someone? Consider making a donation to the Food Bank in their name! For a minimum donation of $5 per gift, the Food Bank will send a special holiday card to the designated recipient. Choose from seven card designs. Learn more here.

Be a BackPack Hero

WRGB CBS 6 News and Fidelis Care are teaming up for BackPack Heroes again this year! Your donations support kids in need throughout our 23-county service area. Make your donation here, and be sure to choose BackPack Heroes in the dropdown menu.

Virtual Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner

This year, the Regional Food Bank’s Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner is going virtual. Enjoy a four course dinner to-go prepared by top local chefs and paired with wine! An online auction will be available with some of one-of-a-kind items and experiences. Tickets are $175 each and include dinner to-go for two people. Learn more.

Featured Partner: C.R. England

C.R. England is a newer donor to the Regional Food Bank but they have become quickly involved in a big way. C.R. England is a trucking company, and a few years ago they made a decision to transition their corporate charitable giving toward achieving one goal: to provide one million meals annually to hungry children.…

Featured Partner: Dunkin’

Dunkin’ is a brand everyone knows.  Every day they help millions of people get their days off to a good, productive start.  They bring that same goodness and productivity to the Regional Food Bank along with a large dose of generosity. For many years, Dunkin’ has made generous donations to the Food Bank through their…

Featured Partner: Ardent Mills

Since 2014, Ardent Mills has been one of the Food Bank’s most active and generous financial supporters. Ardent Mills is North America’s leading supplier of flour with facilities throughout the United States and Canada, including a mill at the Port of Albany.

2019 Map the Meal Gap

Every community in the country is home to people who struggle with hunger. Since federal nutrition programs don’t reach everyone in need, food banks help fill the gap. Feeding America has published the Map the Meal Gap project since 2011. See NYS Meal Gap Map.