Upcoming special events, donation drives, benefits and fundraisers!

Planning an event?

Do you have a great idea for an event and would like to partner with Franklin Community Center?  Contact Mary Beth McGarrahan at 518-587-9826 x227 or email her at [email protected]!

Event Sponsorship

We are currently planning our 2023 special events and fundraisers and we’d love to add your name or your business as one of our event sponsors! Simply complete the Sponsorship Response form online with our Sponsorship Response Form. You may also call (518) 587-9826 x227 to talk to Mary Beth, Development Director, about how best we can tailor a package for your business.

Souper Bowl of Caring to benefit Food Pantry, January through February 12th, 2023

The Souper Bowl of Caring is the result of thousands of joining together to fight hunger and poverty in their local communities. This unique movement of caring is transforming the nation’s biggest weekend of football into its largest weekend of giving. For more information or to sign up your group, contact Mary Beth at 518.587.9826 or follow the link.

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Saratoga Spa State Park hosting donation drive to benefit Food Pantry, now through February 10th, 2023

New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation – Saratoga Capital District Region is having a Martin Luther King Jr. food drive at Saratoga Spa State Park. Food and product donations may be dropped off at the Saratoga Spa State Park offices located at 19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 in the Main Lobby – Admin. Building or the Childrens Museum.

Saratoga Honda hosting donation drive to benefit Free Store, February 2023

Our friends at Saratoga Honda are at it again! During the month of February, donations of brand new items, including hats, gloves, socks, undershirts and underwear can be dropped off at their dealership. To thank you for your generosity, all donors will receive $10 off of their service bill.

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Saratoga Youth Symphony hosting annual concert to benefit FCC, Sunday, March 12, 2023

The Saratoga Youth Symphony is pleased to announce that it is presenting its annual concert to benefit Franklin Community Center on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 7:00 pm at the Presbyterian-United Church of Christ, located at 24 Circular St. in Saratoga Springs. Admission to the concert is $10 per person. For children 10 years and under, admission is free. All proceeds go directly to Franklin Community Center.

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Blood Drive at FCC, Thursday, May 4th

We look forward to hosting another blood drive here at the Arpey building at FCC on Thursday, May4th. The drive will be held from 11:30AM-4:30PM and we are asking all donors to bring an item to donate to the Food Pantry.

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40th Anniversary Fundraiser Event, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023

We are busy working on our celebration plans for our 40th anniversary year!  We’ll be hosting a celebration event at The Canfield Casino so please mark your calendars for this evening!