Food Bank News & Events
Thank you, Walmart and Feeding America, for Expansion Grants! We are honored to have been chosen to receive two grants that will provide tremendous help as we expand donations from retail stores. In the coming months, we will be adding more stores and additional routes to our pick up schedule. A $50,000 Infrastructure Grant awarded…Details
Thanks to a grant from The Schenectady Foundation, and with support from MVP, SEFCU, Whitsons School Nutrition, the City Mission of Schenectady, Price Chopper Supermarkets, and the Schenectady City School District, more than 700 chronically hungry children in Schenectady city elementary schools now receive food through the Weekend BackPack Program. Read more about the Weekend…Details
Children need good nutrition all year long. When school is out during the summer months, many children no longer have access to even one nutritious meal each day. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps fill the gap by providing free meals to children in need throughout the summer. The Regional Food Bank, other non-profits…Details
Check out this podcast from Mark Quandt’s appearance on Clearview to talk about the Food Bank with Diane Donato. http://www.wgy.com/media/podcast-clearview-clearview/regional-food-bank-of-neny-26079226/
The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America. Feeding America sets standards and acquires food donations from national companies for its 200+ member food banks located throughout the country.