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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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Food Frenzy! The results are in…..

By on October 23, 2013 in News & Happenings
Food Frenzy! The results are in…..

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. Organized by the Pattern for Progress Regional Fellows Program to fight hunger in the Hudson Valley. The […]

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BackPacks are back!

By on September 30, 2013 in News & Happenings
BackPacks are back!

The BackPack Program is designed to meet the needs of hungry children at times when other resources are not available, especially on weekends. The program provides backpacks filled with food that is child-friendly, shelf-stable, and easily-consumed. Bags are packed each week by school staff and discreetly distributed to participating children every Friday afternoon. Find out […]

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Congratulations Steve & Shelly!

By on September 27, 2013 in News & Happenings
Congratulations Steve & Shelly!

The Annual Dinner is a special event for the Food Bank and this year it was made even more special as we honored Steve & Shelly Truk. The Turks own and operate the award-winning, Rocking Horse Ranch Resort in Highland as well as America’s Biggest Little Water park, SplashDown Beach in Fishkill. Together they have […]

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Walk to Fight Hunger

By on September 17, 2013 in News & Happenings
Walk to Fight Hunger

The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley’s Walk to Fight Hunger took place Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Walkway over the Hudson in Highland, NY. It was a prctically perfect Autumn day to be out enjoying the Fall colors and helping raise funds for a very worthwhile cause. Thanks to all who came out […]

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Thank You for taking A Place at the Table!

By on September 13, 2013 in News & Happenings
Thank You for taking A Place at the Table!

“A Place at the Table” invites Hudson Valley restaurants to join the fight against hunger by donating 10% of their sales for one day during a week in September, to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Diners are encouraged to eat at participating restaurants committed to the event. Click here to see a list […]

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Foodstock 6 ~ A Rocking Success!

By on September 8, 2013 in News & Happenings
Foodstock 6 ~ A Rocking Success!

Turning Point Entertainment’s FOODSTOCK Concert rocked the Chance in Poughkeepsie for the 6th year in a row on Saturday November 23rd to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Over the years Close to 30 bands, 60 local businesses, and countless individuals have donated their talent, time, and dollars to make these concerts a […]

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Kiwanis “One Day” Walk for Hunger!

By on August 25, 2013 in News & Happenings
Kiwanis “One Day” Walk for Hunger!

Every year, Kiwanis International designates a day in April as Kiwanis One Day. This is a day when every Kiwanis Club throughout the world plans a project that will benefit the local community. This year, “Kiwanis One Day” in our region was April 13. The Hudson River West Kiwanis Division including, the clubs of Orange, […]

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