Funds, Donation Requests & Fundraisers for Glens Falls Area Organizations
Many food banks, nonprofits, and other organizations are experiencing tough times during this public health crisis. Budgets are stretched, fundraising events are cancelled, and more people than ever are in need of their services. Browse the list below for worthwhile local places to donate your money or time.
Support These Local Nonprofits & Fundraisers
Open Door Mission
The Open Door Mission serves the needy in the Glens Falls area with a food pantry, soup kitchen, and Code Blue Shelter. They frequently update their current needs list on their website, and you can also get info on their Facebook page.
Tri-County United Way
Tri-County United Way has set up a Community Response Fund to provide resources to nonprofits working with individuals who are disproportionately impacted by the Coronavirus and the economic consequences of the outbreak in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties.
Find More Worthy Organizations to Donate To
4s4Life has started a Feed the Frontlines initiative. This two-part program gives back to first responders by providing them with meals and it also supports local restaurants by purchasing their takeout.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross has an ongoing critical need for blood and platelet donations during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you're feeling well and healthy consider making an appointment to donate. Their Glens Falls office is at 33 Glen Street, Suite 104, and the phone number is 518.792.6545.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks
Big Brothers Big Sisters fosters mentoring relationships to support youth, and their programs are still running during the pandemic. Find out more and donate through their website.
Six local brewers came together to help hospitality employees out of work due to COVID-19 through direct payments. You can either donate directly to the fund, or buy their beer.
Cambridge Food Pantry & Christian Outreach Center
The Cambridge Food Pantry is asking for donations.
Comfort Food Community
Comfort Food Community has started a Kick Covid campaign that helps out food pantries, provides meals for students, increases communal green space, and more.
Doreen's Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry
Doreen's Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry is now located at the United Methodist Church in Hudson Falls and is continuing their food pantry at this time.
Family Service Association of Glens Falls
The Family Service Association of Glens Falls has started a COVID-19 Community Reponse Fund to provide resources for nonprofits working with individuals who are disproportionately impaced by the virus and the economic consequences. They also have a food pantry.
Fort Edward Community Food Pantry
The Fort Edward Community Food Pantry has been updating their needs on Facebook.
Moreau Community Center
The Moreau Community Center is asking for donations and volunteers. This nonprofit works to fight food insecurity, build strong communities, and to serve as a hub for youth and seniors.
The Salvation Army of Glens Falls
The Salvation Army of Glens Falls is offering prepackaged food box deliveries to those who need assitance in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties. They've also partnered with the Regional Food Bank to offer a drive-thru pantry at the Aviation Mall.
United Methodist Church of Queensbury
This church's food pantry serves residents in the Queensbury, Lake George, and Glens Falls area.
The current pandemic has created new needs and challenges for the WAIT House, which offers help to homeless youth. They have set up a COVID-19 page on their website detailing what they need, including food, games, and hygiene items.
Warren, Washington & Albany Counties A Respectful Committment (WWAARC)
The WWAARC has started a COVID-19 Relief Fund to help defray the unexpected cost of personal protective equipment (PPE) for their professionals working around the clock. These individuals are going above and beyond to care for nearly 1,000 people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Social distancing is not possible, and they need they proper equipment.