The Food Bank hosts many special events and appeals throughout the year. Ranging from fundraising appeals at grocery stores and shopping malls to elaborate dinners and auctions, these events raise thousands annually to help us fulfill our mission of alleviating hunger in our community. Click on the links below for more information on each of our special events and appeals!

Annual Reception – Thursday, May 12th – The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley will be hosting this dinner, held at the Salisbury Mills Firehouse as a thank you to the volunteers, donors, and organizations who help to fulfill its mission of feeding those in need in the Hudson Valley.

The 19th Annual Markertek Golf OutingSaturday, July 30 There will be raffles, prizes, and loads of fun.  For more information, or if you would like to participate, please call Victoria Langling at 1-800-522-2025 ext. 7333 or

Burger & Beer Bash – Thursday, August 11th – The fourth annual Hudson Valley Magazine Burger & Beer Bash brings together all the greatest elements of summer: juicy burgers, cold beer, live music and competition. The Beer and Burger Bash will host local restaurants whose specialty includes burgers.  Proceeds from the raffle held at the event will benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.

A Place at the Table – Sunday, September 25th through Saturday, October 1st – This event features local restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley that have agreed to donate 10% of their proceeds to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, on a date of their choice during the this week.

Walk to Fight Hunger – Saturday, October 8th – This family friendly event is held annually at the Walkway over the Hudson on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend.  Walk registration begins at 10:30 am, and the Walk itself begins at 11 am.

4th Annual Hambletonian Marathon & Good Time Trotters Relay – Sunday, October 2nd – Goshen, NY. The race starts and ends at the Goshen Historic Horse Track and will include a Finish Line Festival with many post-race activities!