Category: News

New Guidelines for our Free Store

In an effort to better accommodate our volunteers’ and clients’ schedules, we are adjusting the store hours and guidelines at the Free Store distribution center located at 101 Washington Street. Store Hours: Wednesday, 9am – 12pm & 4pm – 6pm                          Thursday & Friday,…
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Enjoy our Spring Newsletter!

Check out our latest edition of our newsletter, Franklin Footnotes, for news and events happening at FCC.  The newsletter is available by email and through our website.  Sign up to keep up to date! Visit–>https://www.franklincommunitycenter.org/about-us/franklin-footnotes/

Closed for Memorial Day

Due to the holiday, our Free Store will not be accepting any appointments for Friday, May 28th or Monday, May 31st. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Give us a call at 518.587.9826 x235 to set up an appointment for donations or to shop.

Paving Notice for Washington Street Tuesday, 5/25 & Thursday, 5/27

The City of Saratoga Springs is advising us of area paving work affecting our location.  On Tuesday, May 25 & Thursday, May 27, starting at 6AM until 4PM, paving will occur on Washington Street between Beekman Street and Railroad Place. Anyone wishing to visit our Free Store, located at 101 Washington Street, will need to…
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FCC’s Elizabeth Schlegel named as one of Saratoga County’s Women of Influence 2021

Saratoga County’s Women of Influence spotlights and commemorates outstanding and hardworking local women that help shape the communities in which we live and work. This year, we are proud to have our board member, Elizabeth Schlegel, named as one of the six winners. Lizzie has worked in finance at Fingerpaint, a national-based marketing agency, since…
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Franklin welcomes new Board members and thanks outgoing Directors

FCC is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Directors, which includes new members, Thomas J. Ruane and Kathy Hall. Originally, from NYC, TJ is an attorney at the firm of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP. Kathy is the owner of K Hall Consulting, helping credit unions with business development, financial wellness and talent strategies….
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Franklin Community Center Receives $10,000 Donation for Project Lift

Franklin Community Center is pleased to announce a charitable contribution in the amount of $10,000 from the Jennifer Crimi Sunshine Donor Advised Fund of The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region. This grant will support Project Lift, our after-school prevention program for youth that operates within the Saratoga Springs City School District elementary and…
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NEW Expanded Food Pantry Hours

Beginning Wednesday, May 5th, our Food Pantry will be extending its hours on Wednesdays.  The hours will be 9:00 AM – 6:00PM on WEDNESDAYS.  The hours remain the same for the other days of the week. MONDAY, TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM WEDNESDAY 9:00AM – 6:00 PM Please remember that all food…
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National Volunteer Appreciation Week April 18-24

Join us this week in honoring and celebrating our amazing and dedicated volunteers!  These wonderful individuals donate their time and expertise to our many programs and are the backbone of our success in the community. Our many programs and services rely on our many friends who give freely of their time, talent and voice and…
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