Free Food Boxes

Thanks to the efforts of Troy YMCA Executive Director Rebecca Atwell, we’ve partnered with the USDA’s Farmers to Families program, to offer FREE Food Box Drive-thru Food Pantries for the next three Fridays in October.

FREE FOOD Boxes are offered to all who need help. Each Friday, 2000+ FREE FOOD BOXES will be available!

Pick-up Times and Locations:

Wednesday, October 21st 

  • Ida Yarborough Housing Authority – 91 Livingston Ave., Albany, NY 12110 – 11:30am-3pm
  • Robert Whalen Homes – 6 Lark St., Albany, NY 12110 – 1pm-4pm
  • North Albany Homes – 41 Jennings Ave, Albany, NY – 2:30-4pm

Thursday, October 22nd

  • Bridge Church – 735 Crane St., Schenectady, NY 2:30 to 5pm

Friday, October, 23rd 

  • Troy YMCA (2500 21st Street, Troy NY 12180) – 9:00-11:00am
  • Rensselaer High School (25 Van Rensselaer Dr, Rensselaer, NY 12144) – 12:00-2:00pm
  • Greene County YMCA (35 NY-81, Coxsackie, NY 12051) – 2:00-3:30pm
  • Albany County Plaza (260 S. Pearl Street, Albany NY 12202) – 5:00-6:00pm

Saturday, October 24th

  • Sweet Pilgrim Church – 24 Ten Broeck St., Albany – 12pm-3pm
  • Steamboat Square – 230 Green St., Albany – 12pm-3pm
  • Creighton Storey – 158 Third Ave, Albany, NY 2pm-5pm
  • Ezra Prentice – 624 S. Pearl St., Albany – 12pm-3pm
  • Ida Yarborough Housing Authority – 91 Livingston Ave., Albany, NY  – 12pm-3pm
  • Robert Whalen Homes – 6 Lark St., Albany, NY – 12pm-3pm
  • Duanesburg YMCA (221 Victoria Drive, Delanson, NY 12053) – 12pm-2pm

Each box contains

  • Fresh produce (potatoes, apples, carrots, etc.)
  • Dairy products (milk, cheese, eggs, sour cream, etc.)
  • Chicken


You can help!
Please share this message with family and friends who need help! Please volunteer to join our efforts to prepare and deliver free food boxes. Visit our Volunteer portal today: cdymca.volunteermatters.org