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, Fresh Fish, Canned Tuna/Chicken/Salmon, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Cheese, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Rolled Oats, Instant Oatmeal, Cereal, Canned Fruit (in juice), Canned Vegetables, Canned Tomato Products, 100% Fruit Juice, Hearty Canned Soup/Stews, Brown/White Rice, Pasta, Quinoa/Buckwheat/Other Whole Grains,Dried/Canned Beans,Coffee/Tea, Vegetable Oil -*Support our Healthy Food Pantry Initiative and select items that are high fiber, low sugar, low sodium, and whole grains –  Click here for more information about our food pantry
  • PERSONAL HYGIENE – Soap, Shampoo/Conditioner, Toothpaste/Toothbrush, Laundry Pods, Feminine Hygiene Products

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


  • 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.