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"...if you don't have deodorant you can put baking soda up under your arms."

"...if you don't have deodorant you can put baking soda up under your arms."

"...if you don't have deodorant you can put baking soda up under your arms."

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"You can just brush your teeth with water if it comes down to it because we've been homeless before."

"You can just brush your teeth with water if it comes down to it because we've been homeless before."

"You can just brush your teeth with water if it comes down to it because we've been homeless before."

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"I had to use hygiene products in public bathrooms to freshen up and not make us look homeless."

"I had to use hygiene products in public bathrooms to freshen up and not make us look homeless."

"I had to use hygiene products in public bathrooms to freshen up and not make us look homeless."

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"I thank God for the food bank, because I actually sometimes get things from the food bank that I can't afford on my own."

"I thank God for the food bank, because I actually sometimes get things from the food bank that I can't afford on my own."

"I thank God for the food bank, because I actually sometimes get things from the food bank that I can't afford on my own."

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Personal care and hygiene products are necessities—we all need them for our day-to-day comfort and health. But they are out of reach for too many people. Join the Food Bank’s campaign to collect these basic essentials and level the playing field for low-income people—one hygiene product at a time.

More than 350,000 people living in poverty in northeastern New York are often forced to make the choice between paying for housing and utilities or purchasing basic items like feminine hygiene products, diapers, toiletries, and other items not supported by SNAP (food stamp) benefits.

Start a Virtual Fundraiser

The Food Bank’s buying power enables us to stretch your dollars and increases the impact of your gift!

Most Needed Items

Check out our product wish list to see which items will make the biggest impact to our neighbors in need.

Host a Product Drive

Organize a product drive! Rally your office, school, or community organization to collect as many personal care items as you can.