Albany County leaders announce $250,000 to fight food insecurity
Leaders are looking to close the meal gap in Albany County.
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy and Legislator Wanda Willingham announced a new initiative Monday to address the issue of food insecurity.
About $250,000 will go to two local organizations to help in the fight. That includes around $175,000 for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and its 58 partners in the county. Those include 40 food pantries and 16 soup kitchens.
Around $75,000 will go to the United Way of the Greater Capital Region.