Franklin Community Center News

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 –>

Capital Region Gives Back: Mary Beth McGarrahan, Development Director, Franklin Community Center

written by October 30, 2023 By Natalie Moore. Full article at In a city where homes regularly sell for more than $1 million and luxury condos seem to be sprouting up like weeds, it’s easy to imagine that no one in Saratoga struggles to put food on the table…until you look at the numbers…
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2023 Toys For Toga is underway!

                                                                                                    Discover Saratoga, DeCrescente Distributing Company, Druthers Brewing Company, Death Wish Coffee, Ball Corporation, and Quick Response have partnered again this year for the 11th Annual Toys for Toga toy drive and fundraiser. Toys for Toga collected 2,600 toys and raised $7,600 for local children last year with a record 91 businesses participating! We’re hoping to build on…
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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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Saratoga Firefighters and Police to meet again for Holiday Hockey Classic

The Saratoga Springs Professional Firefighters I.A.F.F. Local 343 will be hosting the Saratoga Springs Police PBA in the 2023 Saratoga Springs Fire & Police Holiday Hockey Classic on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at the Saratoga Springs Weibel Ice Rink. The game will begin at approximately 7:00pm after the conclusion of the Skidmore College versus New…
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