Albany Catholic Charities continues helping feed families Monday

Albany County

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10)—Monday morning Catholic Charities in conjunction with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York held a food pantry at Hudson Valley Community College. Since the start of the pandemic, Catholic Charities has served 90,000 people with over a million pounds of food. They average 10 distribution events a month.

The pantry opened at 9:30 a.m. and all were welcome, with no registration required. To keep traffic low, organizers asked visitors not to show up early. In its “drive-thru” and “walk-in” formats, pre-packaged food can be handed out by volunteers or picked up.

Volunteers load food into vehicles Monday.

As the pandemic continues, the goal is feeding the hungry, a group that has grown as a result of layoffs and furloughs. Catholic Charities has three more events this month:

  • November 18 at 9:30 a.m. at Metropolitan Church, 105 2nd Street in Albany
  • November 23 at 9:30 a.m. at Crosstown Plaza, 2330 Watt Street in Schenectady
  • November 30 at 9:30 a.m. at Albany Centro Civico, 230 Green Street in Albany

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