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!

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?

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.

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!

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

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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