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The Third Annual Mid-Hudson Walk for Celiac Disease

By on April 3, 2014 in News & Happenings
The Third Annual Mid-Hudson Walk for Celiac Disease

The Third Annual Mid-Hudson Walk for Celiac Disease is just around the corner and straight across the Walkway Over the Hudson. More than 2-million Americans suffer from Celiac Disease, and cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten free foods are available but expensive and rarely found at food pantries and soup […]

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How To Join The Food Bank

By on March 28, 2014 in Services & Programs

How to Become an Agency Thank you for your interest in becoming a member agency of the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York! We distribute over 20 million pounds of food annually to over 1,000 member agencies. We work with food pantries, soup kitchens, or emergency […]

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Grants and Grant Assistance

By on March 28, 2014 in Services & Programs

Grants and Grant Assistance Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP) The Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP) is a food and nutrition program of the New York State Department of Health. HPNAP, in partnership with food banks and emergency food relief organizations, is dedicated to improving the health and nutrition status of people […]

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Grants

By on March 28, 2014 in Services & Programs

PLEASE FIND THE 2014-2015 APPLICATIONS BELOW. HPNAP FOOD GRANT AND OPERATIONS SUPPORT (OSP) GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE DUE AT THE FOOD BANK BY APRIL 11, 2014. PER HPNAP POLICY, LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. HPNAP FOOD GRANT APPLICATIONS: Food-Grant-Food-Pantries-Fillable Food-Grant-Soup-Kitchens FillableFood-Grant-Shelters-Fillable HPNAP OPERATIONS SUPPORT GRANT (OSP) INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS: OSP-Instructions-14-15 OSP-FP-14-15 OSP-ES-14-15

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Ocean State Job Lot’s ’Three Square Meals‘

By on March 27, 2014 in News & Happenings, Top Stories
Ocean State Job Lot’s ’Three Square Meals‘

It was a big day at the Food Bank as a big truck from Ocean State Job Lot arrived at our warehouse to deliver 40 thousand pounds of non-perishable food as part of the “Three Square Meals” Program, which is expected this year to bring 78 truckloads of food to 13 food banks in New […]

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ShopRite, Partners In Caring!

By on March 10, 2014 in News & Happenings
ShopRite, Partners In Caring!

Every year ShopRite and Cheerios team up to honor ShopRite associates who help in the fight against hunger. Today at the Garnerville ShopRite, store manager Slavko Profaca was joined by store owners the Inserra Family to unveil this year’s cereal box highlighting some of the honorees. Inserra Family with Garnerville Shoprite store manager Slavko Profaca (far […]

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HELP! The Food Bank Needs Volunteers

By on February 26, 2014 in Donate/Volunteer, News & Happenings
HELP! The Food Bank Needs Volunteers

With recent cuts in SNAP (formerly the Food Stamp Program) More and more people are turning to food pantries and soup kitchens to feed their families. To help meet the increasing need, the Food Bank is seeking new sources of food. As this new food comes into the Food Bank, our dedicated volunteers are working hard to sort,  and prepare […]

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Orientation & Food Safety Workshop – April 15th. In Mahopac

By on January 28, 2014 in News & Happenings
Orientation & Food Safety Workshop – April 15th.  In Mahopac

There is still time to sign up for this very informative and important Workshop coming to Mahopac on Tuesday April 15th . You will learn about safe handleing of food, code dates, food recalls, and how to get the most out of the Food Bank. If your agency receives HPNAP funding, you must attend a food safty workshop […]

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Canstruction Jr.

By on January 24, 2014 in News & Happenings
Canstruction Jr.

Come support the “Yes We Can” revolution February 1-7 Canstruction® is an international competition that raises awareness about hunger while facilitating the donation of thousands of pounds of canned food to those in need. Teams of students from The Kildonan School, Oakwood Friends School, Poughkeepsie Day School and The Randolph School will showcase their canned […]

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Ocean State Job Lot Supports The Food Bank!

By on December 9, 2013 in News & Happenings
Ocean State Job Lot Supports The Food Bank!

Ocean State Job Lot celebrated its Grand Opening on Saturdayfor their new store on Rt. 9 W in Poughkeepsie. City officials and local citizens turned out to help make it a festive occassion. Food Bank Director Jan Whitman was there to accept a tracktor trailer of food donated by Job Lot as part of the […]

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