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Panera Helps Out with ‘Take Home the Bread”

Panera’s ‘Take Home the Bread” campaign raised nearly $20,000 in 2016 for the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley! “We’re so appreciative for the wonderful support we’ve received from the community. And in the tradition of Panera ‘giving’ we’re pleased to donate to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley,” said Kristin Hairabedian, Marketing Manager,…


Jam the Van

Each year the Jam the Van food drives collects non perishable food items for the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.  Jam the Van has become the largest food drive in the Hudson Valley region. Thanks to your generous donations, they are poised to do it again. Crews will be set up at Route 9 in Poughkeepsie &…


Hudson Valley Food Frenzy

The Hudson Valley Food Frenzy is a six county food drive that engages businesses and organizations of similar size and/or mission in a friendly coalition to collect food and money for the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. The annual Hudson Valley Food Frenzy Food Drive is held each year in November. Last year Hudson…


Walk to Fight Hunger

  The 14th Annual Walk to Fight Hunger will take place on Saturday, October 8th at the Walkway Over the Hudson in Highland, NY.  Registration and the start of the Walk will begin at the Walkway over the Hudson in Highland, NY, at 10:30 a.m. Please join us, either as an individual, or as part of…


Family Fun Day

  Grab the kids and head to Rocking Horse Ranch, one of America’s top rated family resorts, for a Family Fun Day to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.  The unique event provides day pass access to everything Rocking Horse has to offer including horseback riding, pony rides, horse drawn hay rides, Big…



The mission of the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley is to alleviate hunger and prevent food waste. We work toward this mission by ensuring that all products available for donation reach the Food Bank and are distributed judiciously to our member agencies; by practicing responsible stewardship; and by actively participating in the community to increase awareness of hunger and poverty.