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Buy a Car–Help the Food Bank!

By on July 15, 2014 in News & Happenings
Buy a Car–Help the Food Bank!

Johnstons Subaru gives back to the communities it serves, and The Charity of the Month program is just one of the ways they do that. Johnstons Subaru’s Katrina DiCostanzo told us ” Every month, we choose a local organization or charity to support. For each car that is purchased during that month, Johnstons Subaru will […]

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The 17th Annual Markertek Charitable Golf Invitational

By on June 24, 2014 in News & Happenings
The 17th Annual Markertek Charitable Golf Invitational

The 17th Annual Markertek Charitable Golf Invitational took place Saturday July 12, 2014 at the Lazy Swan Golf Course in Saugerties, NY. It was another practically perfect day of golf and good times. Check back soon to see the final tally! Markertek provides substantial, ongoing support to emergency food and shelter sites through the Markertek […]

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Stuff the Bus – Summer Edition!

Stuff the Bus – Summer Edition!

School will soon be out and that means thousands of kids will go with out lunch this Summer. Stuff the Bus Summer Edition was a great success this past weekend! WRWD was at the Super Stop & Shop in Poughkeepsie on Rt. 9, LITE 92.1 was at Super Stop & Shop in Wappingers, 96-1 KISSFM […]

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NYSSCPA Golf Tournament

By on May 30, 2014 in News & Happenings
NYSSCPA Golf Tournament

NYSSCPA Golf Tournament – The New York State Certified Public Accountants Association Golf Tournament will be held at the Wiltwyck Golf Club, in Kingston, NY on Monday, June 2, 2014. The Food Bank raises funds by selling golf flags, Hole in One sponsorships, and raffles for special gifts.Last year the tournament raised over $5500

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JUMP FOR FOOD!

JUMP FOR FOOD!

Support Radio Woodstock DJ’s Gattine and Ron VanWarmer fly, and help feed your hungry neighbors! Donate here to support the Jump for Food.

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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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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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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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