Category: Food Pantry

Saratoga Springs organizations team up for donation drive

WAMC Northeast Public Radio | By Aaron Shellow-Lavine Published March 11, 2024 at 4:53 PM EDT Click here for complete story.  A monthlong food donation drive is continuing in Saratoga Springs. The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library is partnering with the Franklin Community Center on the drive. Development Director Mary Beth McGarrahan says that the…
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$380,000 Donation Fuels Local Food Pantries Across NYS

For full article –> To close out 2023, with a continued focus on community, Broadview Federal Credit Union will donate more than $380,000 to help alleviate hunger and food insecurity throughout New York State. This end of year donation highlights Broadview’s ongoing commitment to fighting hunger in the communities it serves, including the Capital…
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Saratoga Casino Hotel Donates $120,000 to Local Organizations

The Saratoga Casino Hotel announced $120,000 in donations on Wednesday in the Vapor night club. The money was split evenly between twelve organizations, including Albany Medical Health System – Saratoga Hospital, Franklin Community Center, SNACpack Program (Saratoga Nutrition Assistance for Children), and Saratoga Sponsor-A-Scholar. “It’s an honor to give back to these wonderful organizations in…
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Price Chopper Market 32 hosts Stuff the Bus campaign to benefit Franklin Community Center

The inaugural Stuff the Bus effort hosted by the Price Chopper Market 32 in Malta ran from Thursday, November 9 to Wednesday, November 15. Shoppers were encouraged to purchase pre-packed grocery bags at $10 or $20, with all donations going to Franklin Community Center. The campaign was a huge success, culminating in a large school…
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Edible Capital District features John Falco and the Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry Manager, John Falco, was honored to be featured in the fall issue of Edible Capital District. The article “Bridging the Gap: How FCC Tackles Income Disparity” can be found on page 16. For complete article, please visit –>

Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation awards $17,000 to local nonprofits

Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation recently announced that $17,000 is being awarded to Double H Ranch, Franklin Community Center, Inc. and Mechanicville Area Community Services Center, Inc. to bring joy to kids in the Capital Region, solidifying the Foundation’s commitment to bringing the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness. Since its…
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Dunkin’ gifts $41k to local non-profits

The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, as part of its national coffee day and “July of Joy” summer grant initiatives, announced Tuesday that $41,000 is being awarded to three Capital Region non-profits. They include the Bernard and Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, in Ballston Spa,…
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