Franklin Community Center News

$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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Holiday spirits soar at 2023 Saratoga SantaCon

Downtown Saratoga Springs came alive with the festive sights of red hats and joyful faces, brimming with holiday spirit during the annual Saratoga SantaCon fundraiser for Franklin Community Center on Saturday, December 16, 2023. A big thank you goes out to the bars and restaurants that participated in hosting the event. Special recognition is owed…
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KeyBank awards Foundation grant to Project Lift

KeyBank awarded a generous charitable donation of $15,000 through their KeyBank Foundation, the bank’s charitable foundation to Franklin Community Center’s after school program, Project Lift. Although Project Lift Program Director, Colleen O’Connor Potter, was concluding the final week of the program and couldn’t attend, FCC’s Development Director, Mary Beth McGarrahan, was present at the breakfast…
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Toys for Toga donates 3,000 toys, $20,000 to area kids

For complete story, please visit Toys for Toga donated more than 3,000 toys and $20,000 in gift cards on Wednesday with the help of more than 90 local businesses. These donations will be going to three Saratoga County community charities. “Last year was a hugely successful campaign for toys for toga. We set records…
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‘Capital Region Gives Back’ honors 10 charities

People who are part of 10 area charities were recognized at a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 at Putnam Place in Saratoga Springs. The event, called “Capital Region Gives Back” Was put on by Capital Region Living and Saratoga Living Magazine. It also served as a fundraiser for each of the charities being honored….
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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 –>