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We Did It!

It’s official … 55,000 customers have enrolled in eBills, our electronic billing program! With that milestone reached – as promised in 2015 – we have provided a donation of 55,000 meals to feed local families in need through the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley and the more than 400 local food pantries, soup kitchens,…


Panera Bread Helps with “Take Home the Bread”

Panera’s ‘Take Home the Bread” campaign raised over $29,000 in 2015 for the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley! “We’re so appreciative for the wonderful support we’ve received from the community. And in the tradition of Panera ‘giving’ we’re pleased to donate to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley,” said Kristin Hairabedian, Marketing Manager,…


Jam the Van

This year broke the record!   Jam the Van’s Mark Bolger of Mix 97.7 and Townsquare Media brought in 21,845 pounds of food and $11,224.08 over 3 days at Shoprite in Poughkeepsie, along with the Shoprite stores in Fishkill, New Paltz and Kingston! Thank you to the entire Townsquare media group:WRRV,WPDH and The Wolf for joining in and…


Hudson Valley Food Frenzy

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. The annual Hudson Valley Food Frenzy Food Drive is held each year in November. This year Hudson…


Thank You Rhinebeck Bank

The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley would like to thank Rhinebeck Bank for continuing as the $5,000 transportation sponsor for the sixth year in a row.  Their generous support assists in keeping the Food Bank’s trucks on the road and collecting valuable donations of food. Rhinebeck Bank invests deeply into the communities they serve and…



The mission of the the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley is to alleviate hunger and prevent food waste. We work toward this mission by ensuring that all products available for donation reach the Food Bank and are distributed judiciously to our member agencies; by practicing responsible stewardship; and by actively participating in the community to increase awareness of hunger and poverty.