Food Bank to Benefit from Mike Breslin’s Retirement Celebration

Mike Breslin has served with distinction over the course of his career, most recently as Albany County Executive for 17 years.  During his administration, Mike refocused services to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of our community’s most vulnerable residents – children, seniors, individuals with disabilities, and those striving to achieve self-sufficiency. His unwavering commitment…


Troy Turkey Trot’s Funds to Benefit the Regional Food Bank

Registration is now open for the 64th Annual Troy Turkey Trot, and the Regional Food Bank has been designated to receive the proceeds this year! To register, stop by and pick up a registration form at Troy City Hall in the Comptroller’s Office located at 1776 Sixth Avenue or register online at

Yom Kippur Hunger Appeal

The Food Bank partners with the Jewish community to fight hunger through the Yom Kippur Hunger Appeal. During this appeal, members of the Jewish community generously donate the cost of meals not eaten during the High Holy Day of Yom Kippur as a way to share with their hungry neighbors. Make a donation here, and…


Neighbors in Need

We have many neighbors in need after Hurricane Irene. We are currently working with NY SEMO and the National Guard to ensure those stranded by the hurricane get the food they need. Sunmark FCU is collecting water and non-perishables at all of their branches, Hannaford is taking donationg at their registers, and the Food Bank greatly appreciates the…


A Taste of Rensselaer County Canceled Due to Tropical Storm Irene

Given the recent weather and the large impact Tropical Storm Irene has had on the region including farms in Rensselaer County, Rensselaer County Farm Bureau and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York are canceling this year’s A Taste of Rensselaer County. Originally scheduled to be held on September 14, 2011, A Taste of…