Category: Food Pantry

Development Director Mary Beth McGarrahan Shares Insights on Local Radio Show

We’re thrilled to announce that our very own Development Director, Mary Beth McGarrahan, was featured on the popular local radio show, Talk Saratoga, this past week. The interview provided a wonderful platform to discuss FCC’s latest projects, upcoming initiatives, and the exciting future of our organization. We extend our gratitude to Rick Thompson and Saratoga…
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Thank You to Our Local Heroes: Businesses Making a Difference!

A huge thank you to the five amazing volunteer groups from our local businesses who have generously donated their time and effort to support Franklin Community Center! Whether tackling big projects or small tasks, their dedication helps us make a real difference in our community. We couldn’t do it without you! Our thanks to our…
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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 –> https://capitalregionchamber.com/news/380000-donation-fuels-local-food-pantries-across-nys/ 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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