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…

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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,…

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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 – Fenimore Asset Management and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. Fenimore Asset Management has been committed to the Regional Food Bank’s efforts for 25 years. Our friendship began when they first sponsored our annual Holiday Hunger Appeal, an Appeal they are…

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Holiday Hunger Appeal

The Holiday Hunger Appeal is a favorite among members of the community and volunteers alike, and we are looking for outgoing people to collect donations at our booth at Crossgates. Learn more.

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.