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Albany begins citywide food drive

Updated: 07/28/2014 7:05 PM
Created: 07/28/2014 2:27 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

ALBANY – A city-wide food drive began in Albany on Monday.

The food drive is a partnership between The Food Pantries for the Capital District and Key Bank.

This marks the food drive’s 35th year.

Thanks to donations, the food pantries are able to help distribute 932,000 meals to families each year.

The drive will run through August 8.


Healthy, non-perishable items can be dropped off at the following locations:

Albany City Hall

24 Eagle St

(Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Albany Visitors Center

25 Quackenbush Square

(Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.;
Sat. 10 a.m. -3 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

Alive at Five Concert Series

July 31 & August 7 at Jennings Landing

(5 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Arbor Hill Community Center

47 N. Lark St

(Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

Central Avenue Business Improvement District Office

176 Central Ave

(Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

CLCC – The Help Center

31 Vly Rd, Colonie (24/7 drop-off)

Downtown Albany Business Improvement District Office
40 N. Pearl St

(Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

The Food Pantries for the Capital District
32 Essex St,

(Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Honest Weight Food Co-op

100 Watervliet Ave

(Open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.)

Sister Maureen Joyce Food Pantry

315 Sheridan Ave

(Monday 8 – 10 a.m., 1:30 – 3 p.m.;

Thursday 8 – 10 a.m., 1:45 – 3 p.m.)

Sister Maureen Joyce Soup Kitchen

369 Livingston Ave

(Monday & Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Trinity Institution – Homer Perkins Center

15 Trinity Place

(Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

KeyBank (All City of Albany locations)
(Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

State Capital, 50 State St

Key Plaza, 66 S. Pearl St

200 Washington Ave

University Heights, 62 New Scotland Ave

University, 420 Western Ave

19 Corporate Woods Blvd

Corporate Woods Office, 17 Corporate

Woods Blvd

561 New Scotland Ave

Westgate, 911 Central Ave

Albany

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