Mask Requirement

Update February 28, 2022: The CDC has updated their mask guidelines. The Food Bank has been following CDC guidelines throughout the pandemic and will be following these new recommendations. The requirement to wear a mask is still dependent upon Community COVID-19 Transmission Levels. Currently, the transmission rate in Albany allows for masks to be optional…


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.

Meet our Executive Team

In order to better serve our partner agencies throughout our continued expansion of programs and services, we have instituted a new organizational structure under our Chief Executive Officer that includes appointing a Chief Operating Officer, a Chief Program & Advocacy Officer, and a Chief Financial Officer. Our new Chief Executive Officer is Molly Nicol. Molly…


Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner

The Regional Food Bank’s Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner is going virtual again this year. Enjoy a five course dinner to-go prepared by top local chefs and paired with wine!

Back to School

We are excited to work with our 250 partner schools to make sure the 5,700+ students the Program serves can count on a bag full of kid-friendly foods each Friday throughout the 2021-2022 school year. Last year, the Program distributed over 170,000 bags, containing over 2 million meals. The bags included cereal, oatmeal, macaroni and…


Reimagining Service

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present challenges, food insecurity remains a persistent issue. With reduced incomes, supply chain disruptions, rising food costs, and pandemic benefits drawing to a close, many people are seeking food assistance – some for the very first time in their lives. Emergency feeding programs are aware of the needs in…