CSA Shares Now on Sale

The Regional Food Bank has a limited number of CSA shares available for purchase! For $400, shareholders will receive a weekly supply of vegetables (enough for a family of four!) from early July through October. Don’t have a full family? Half-shares are only $250. In 2010, the average Family Share weighed 19 pounds and half…

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Sunmark Begins 2011 Partnership With Regional Food Bank

Sunmark Federal Credit Union to Partner with Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York for Fundraising Efforts

Partnership will be utilized to raise awareness for the Food Bank and engage volunteerism locally

LATHAM, N.Y. – – Sunmark Federal Credit Union, a full-service, community chartered credit union serving those who live and work in Albany, Schenectady, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schoharie and Rensselaer counties, will partner with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to raise awareness and increase fundraising in its efforts to serve people of the Capital District.

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Grant Funds New Food Sourcer

We were thrilled to receive news that Feeding America approved our request to fund an additional person in the Food Sourcing department. This award, which covers a partial salary for two years, will allow us to reach out to more food donors and secure even more donated products for our member agencies.

60 Minutes Video: Hard Times Generation

CBS News’ 60 Minutes provided a sobering and moving glimpse into the lives of families experiencing the troubles of  the “Hard Times Generation.” Watch this video to see how hunger and homelessness affects young children and their families. Hard Times Generation