Artists Wanted!

The Food Bank is seeking a local artist interested in donating their services to design this year’s Walk to Fight Hunger t-shirt.  The Walk takes place this year on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the Walkway Over the Hudson.  T-shirts are distributed to walkers and supporters of the event, and the artist will be credited…

Food for Thought

After learning that nearly half the people served by food pantries are kids, a group of children worked together to send a message: Helping the hungry in our communities is easy and free, thanks to the partnership between Central Hudson and the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Watch this short video to see how…

Annual Reception

Please join the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley for the Annual Reception on Thursday, May 14 2015.  This year, we honor Hepworth Farms for their generous dedication to the Food Bank, and Denise Dunn, of MARC-CDCC (Mid-Hudson Addiction Recovery Center, CDCC is their Chemical Dependency Crisis Center located in the City of Poughkeepsie.) will…

Spring Into Action This Weekend!

On May 2 and 3, 2015, volunteers from across Rockland County together with girl scouts from the Heart of the Hudson will join together and “Spring Into Action” to fight hunger in our community!   A county-wide food drive will take place at 11 local supermarkets, including DeCicco’s in New City; Pathmark in Nanuet, Stop…

Three Square Meals Comes to the Food Bank

Ocean State Job Lot, a 116-store discount retail chain headquartered in North Kingstown, R.I., announces its 2015 “Three Square Meals” hunger relief program to alleviate the problem of food insecurity throughout the Northeast. The program will distribute 109 tractor trailer loads of food throughout the year to 15 food banks, which in turn distribute to…

People Helping People

Help Central Hudson Gas & Electric reach 55,000 people in their eBills program, and they will provide 55,000 meals for needy people right here in the Hudson Valley. How it works: As an eBills customer, Central Hudson will send you an email notifying you when each bill is ready for your review and action. You…

Calling All Committee Members!

The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley is currently seeking volunteers to serve as committee members for upcoming events like the Annual Dinner, Walk to Fight Hunger, and A Place at the Table.  You will work with the Development Department to find sponsors, auction items, participating restaurants, and generally make the events as successful as they…

Canstruction JR Hudson Valley Returns!

Teams of Hudson Valley students in grades K-12 work to design and build structures made entirely from canned foods.  The structures will be built and displayed at the Poughkeepsie Galleria, 2001 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, starting with construction Friday, January 30th beginning at 4 pm.  Judging will be held Saturday, January 31st at 8 am,…