Neighborhood Food Drive

Our Annual Neighborhood Food Drive is coming up on Sunday, May 1, and we need your help! Sign up to be a neighborhood captain or make a donation. Learn more.

Inflation, Food & Fuel Prices

March 16, 2022 – The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York is preparing for a surge in demand due to rising grocery and fuel costs, all while acclimating to supply chain issues and additional fuel costs that are affecting their own operations. Charitable organizations experience the same financial pressures faced by individuals and families.…


12th Annual Mac -n- Cheese Bowl

Tickets are now on sale for the 12th Annual Mac -n- Cheese Bowl held on historic Remsen Street in Downtown Cohoes! Learn more.

Cultural Competence Toward Increasing Food Access

In recent years, the Regional Food Bank has made great strides in shifting our focus from simply feeding people to making sure the food we provide is nutritious and wholesome. Imagine you are unable to secure employment or services that allow you to pay for your shelter, transportation, medication, and one of the most essential…


Community Based Solutions: Taking Our Program Development on the Road

In the Fall of 2020, the Food Bank partnered with the Siena College Research Institute to analyze existing services in our 23-county region. Using data provided by Feeding America, we were able to map food insecurity rates in each community we serve, comparing it to the locations of our partner agencies and the amount of…


Children’s Programs Winter Update

This winter, the Food Bank’s Children’s Programs team has been busy developing seven new projects to improve the BackPack and School Pantry Programs. The goals of these initiatives are two-fold: first, and most importantly, to determine if there are areas where our Kids’ Programs can better serve the children and families who receive food. Second,…