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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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CHEF CHALLENGE COOK-OFF AT PEOPLE’S PLACE FARM STAND

What do the Culinary Institute of America, the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, People’s Place Food Pantry, professional chefs from the Kingston area and a 15 year old girl all have in common? They will all come together on Tuesday morning, September 22 at 10:00am, People’s Place Thrift Store and Food Pantry on the…

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Giving Thanks for Expansion Grants

Thank you, Walmart and Feeding America, for Retail Store Donation Program Expansion Grants!  We are honored to have been chosen to receive two grants that will provide tremendous help as we expand donations from retail stores. In the coming months, we will be adding more stores and additional routes to our pick up schedule. A…

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Rocking Horse Ranch Family Fun Day!

Grab the kids and head to Rocking Horse Ranch, one of America’s top rated family resorts, for a Family Fun Day to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.  The unique event provides day pass access to everything Rocking Horse has to offer including horseback riding, pony rides, horse drawn hay rides, Big Splash…

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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…

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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…

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Walmart’s Fight Hunger Spark Change Campaign

3 Ways to Help Fight Hunger Spark Change Through May 3, Walmart is teaming up with some of America’s favorite food manufacturers to fight hunger and spark change across the country.There are three ways you can help feed local families:Buy Your Favorite Foods at Walmart Stores At area Walmart locations, when you purchase designated products…

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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…

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