Help Feed Local Families

No family should be without a meal on Thanksgiving! Please help us feed those families in need. Your generous donation goes towards a Thanksgiving meal with all of the fixings!

Beginning in 2016, the Caring Community Basket Brigade initiative has brought joy to those who struggle during the holidays. Thanks to generous donors like you, the Y and our community partners have supported more than 725 families since 2016, serving 429 last year alone.

You don’t need us to tell you that many families in the Capital District struggle every day to make ends meet. For them, there is no greater gift to begin the holiday season than all the fixings needed to prepare a complete Thanksgiving meal for their family.

This year, we’re working to feed 750 families.

To feed a family of four, we need these items for a basket:

  • 2 cans/jars of gravy
  • 2 cans of fruit
  • 4 cans of veggies
  • 1 can of cranberry sauce
  • 2 boxes of stuffing
  • 1 box of potatoes
  • 1 can of yams
  • 1 box of cake or brownie mix

Please drop off all donations by November 11th, 2019.