According to Feeding America, in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady county, over 89,000 people are food insecure. Out of that number, 27,000 are babies and children. With the occurrence of COVID 19, the Food Pantries of the Capital District is now more than ever motivated to help. They are working hard to ensure that our local food pantries are prepared for these circumstances that are devastating to our most vulnerable community members. Please consider helping this amazing organization by one of the following:
- Make a cash donation
- Donate food, personal hygiene, household products, and diapers to your neighborhood pantries. Find your neighborhood pantry here. Please call ahead of time – that way they can tell you exactly what they need.
- You can find their donation link here : https://thefoodpantries.z2systems.com/np/clients/thefoodpantries/donation.jsp?campaign=75&&test=true
- They ARE still accepting individuals and groups looking to support our work via volunteering. Individuals can submit your volunteer application here.
- Corporations, organizations or other groups looking to lend a hand, you can connect with Kathy Marco at 518-458-1167 x104.
If you’d like to learn more about the Food Pantries of the Capital District, please visit https://www.thefoodpantries.org/home.html.