10 Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, NY

Wish / Needs List

Wish/ Needs Items That Would be a Great Help to Franklin Community Center and the People We Serve


  • FOOD – fresh meat, canned tuna and chicken, milk, eggs, cheese, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, peanut butter and jelly, cereal and oatmeal, canned vegetables and fruit, pork n’ beans/grilling beans/baked beans, dry beans, chunky soups and stews, canned ravioli and spaghetti, macaroni & cheese, box “helper” meals, boxed meals, ramen noodles, cup of soup, tea and coffee, laundry and dish soap, personal hygiene products, baby items, etc.  Click here for more information about our food pantry


SCHOOL SUPPLY NEEDS (we need school supplies all year long):

  • Backpacks  /  Binders (1″, 1 1/2″, 2 “, 3”)  /  Plastic & Vinyl Folders  /  Dividers  /  Loose Leaf Paper

    Pens  /  Pencils  /  Crayons  /  Markers  /  Colored Pencils  /  Glue Sticks  /  Scissors  /  Pencil Cases/Pouches

    Fine Tip Dry Erase Markers  /  Sharpies  /  Post Its  /  Multi Subject Notebooks  /  Composition Notebooks

    Highlighters  /  Erasers  /  Pencil sharpeners  /  Ear buds  /  Socks (boys & girls all sizes)

    Underwear (girls & boys sizes 6-16)


  • Volunteers
  • Gift cards to Wal-Mart, Target, Hannaford, Price Chopper, Stewart’s, ect
  • Sponsor the printing of our newsletter, “Franklin Footnotes” – mailed to over 1,500 individuals *please contact Jaime@franklincommunitycenter.org for more information
  • Hygiene products – regular and sample size
  • Hold a Food Drive for our Food Pantry (we accept non-expired perishable & non-perishable items)
  • Healthy, individually wrapped snacks for Project Lift participants
  • Disposable/single use ice packs
  • Paper products—toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, paper plates
  • Baby Items (diapers (preferably size 2 or larger), clothing, formula, blankets, furniture)
  • Shovel (a few are always needed)
  • Grocery bags – always needed for our food pantry
  • Manual can openers (to give away at pantry for those in need)
  • Copy paper (white and colored)

For  more information on how to donate, please call 518-587-9826.

Franklin Community Center now accepts online monetary donations. Please consider donating so we may purchase items on our wish list.