BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Ballston Spa National Bank (BSNB) is teaming up with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to hold its 19th contactless drive-thru food pantry. The event is on April 11 at 9 a.m. at 990 Route 67 in Ballston Spa.
The pantry is open to families and others in need of food assistance. Food is on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.
BSNB says an anticipated 18,000 pounds of food will be distributed during the event. Items include produce, dairy, frozen meats, and non-perishables. Since spring 2020, BSNB food pantries have distributed 324,000 pounds of food to people in need.
BSNB has also received donations from the community totaling over $35,000. With the money raised from the bank, the Regional Food Bank has received more than $125,000 to combat food insecurity.
BSNB is matching new community donations up to $5,000 through April 11. You can donate directly on the Regional Food Bank’s donation website and select “BSNB Matching Campaign” as your donation designation.