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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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Can You Help?

By on February 26, 2014 in Donate/Volunteer, News & Happenings
Can You Help?

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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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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Mother Earth’s Helps the Hungry

By on December 6, 2013 in News & Happenings
Mother Earth’s Helps the Hungry

The Holiday season has once again come and gone, and in the spirit of giving Chris & Kevin Schneider, owners of Mother Earth’s Storehouse, have shown their generosity and commitment to alleviating hunger in the Hudson Valley. The brothers recently presented a check for $85,000 to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Through Mother […]

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Jam the Van!

By on November 13, 2013 in News & Happenings
Jam the Van!

Jam the Van Food Drive wrapped up on Sunday November 24th and weighed in at over 12,000 pounds of food and nearly $7,000.00 to help feed our hungry neighbors this Holiday season! Donations of Non-Perishable Food Items & Cash for the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley were collected by Mark Bolger and all of our friends at Mix […]

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Stuff the Bus!

By on November 13, 2013 in News & Happenings
Stuff the Bus!

The 16th Annual Friendly Auto Group Stuff The Bus and all the great folks at LITE 92-1, ROCK 93-3, 96-1 KISSFM, WRWD,  1450 WKIP can celebrate another incredible weekend of collecting thousands of pounds of non-perishable food. Thanks to them and all their listeners this food will help stock the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, which […]

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The Hambletonian helps the hungry

By on October 23, 2013 in News & Happenings
The Hambletonian helps the hungry

The Hambletonian Marathon has made a $15,000 donation to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley in keeping with its commitment to support the efforts of the Food Bank to provide the food pantries in the area with supplies to keep their pantries open. The Inaugural running of the Hambletonian Marathon & Good Time Trotters […]

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