Yesterday, The Food Pantries for the Capital District joined friends, colleagues and partners for the 32nd Annual People’s State of the State organized by The Alliance for a Hunger Free New York. It was a great day of advocacy work in support of Emergency Food Relief Programs (Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens)!

With increased service levels across NY, a recent NYS Dept of Health report confirming that 1 in 4 NY adults are food insecure, and stagnant State funding for essential programs Nourish NY and HPNAP, our state government must do more! Scroll through for pics from the day and an overview of the budget recommendations we are calling for!