The Food Pantries for the Capital District, established in 1979, is a 501(c)(3) organization. 32 Essex Street Albany, NY - (518) 458-1167
For some, a food pantry is a source of emergency assistance. For many, it is a supplement to low or fixed income, loss of income due to illness or job loss, or loss of second income for single parents. Food pantries help provide nutritious food to babies, children, seniors, veterans, and struggling families. Our member food pantries provide enough groceries for a minimum of 3 meals per day for at least 3 days for each person in the household.
Just $1 can provide 6.25 pounds of
food to a hungry neighbor
are now available.
As a coalition of more than 60 food pantries in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties we are HERE 2 HELP. Given unprecedented times, The Food Pantries for the Capital District is working diligently to ensure that our local food pantries are prepared in the face of circumstances that are devastating to our most vulnerable community members. You can help!
Our 2018 Annual Report is now available
Take a look at what we've been up to!