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Help Those In Need This Season

Looking to spread cheer beyond your family, friends and loved ones during the holidays? There are many different ways you can give back, including helping various charities, participating in food drives, and more. Take a look at the options, and offer a helping hand this season!

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Local and Regional Charities

  • The Open Door - The Open Door is a Christian Ministry dedicated to reaching out and serving the needs of the homeless and unfortunate of our community regardless of race, color, creed or sexual orientation. One way this is accomplished is through the provision of nutritious meals served in a welcoming environment. local charity
    47 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
    (518) 792-5900
    Donate Today!

  • Double H Ranch - The Double H Ranch located in beautiful Lake Luzerne, New York is a nonprofit organization that provides a Summer Residential Camp, an Adaptive Winter Sports Program and Spring and Fall Family Programming to children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. All programs are FREE of charge and capture the magic of the Adirondacks. local charity
    97 Hidden Valley Road, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
    (518) 696-5676
    Donate Today!

  • Cornerstone Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry - local charity
    293 1/2 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839
    (518)747-9042

  • Toys For Tots - The mission of the Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
    3033 St. Rt. 4, Hudson Falls, NY 12839
    (518) 792-2687
    Donate Today!

  • Make-A-Wish Northeast New York Chapter - The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The Northeast New York chapter serves the 15 counties that comprise the 518 area code.
    One Mustang Drive, Cohoes, NY 12047
    (518) 782-0618
    Donate Today!

  • UJA Federation of New York - With your donation, our network can feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, and train the unemployed. We can respond quickly in a crisis. We can direct aid where it will do the most good — efficiently, effectively, and compassionately. And we can help ensure a strong, vital Jewish nation for generations to come.
    130 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
    (212) 836-1486
    Donate Today!

  • The Salvation Army - The traditional red kettle is an integral part of the Christmas scene, with millions of dollars donated each year to aid needy families, seniors, and the homeless, in keeping with the spirit of the season. Donations provide Christmas dinners, clothing, and toys for families in need.
    13-15 Chester Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
    (518) 792-1960
    Donate Today!

  • The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York- The Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Relief, supporting America's Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Health and Safety Services, International Services. American Red Cross of Glens Falls
    74 Warren Street Glens Falls, NY 12801
    (518)792-6545
    Donate Today!

  • Disabled American Veterans - This nonprofit organization dedicated to the service of our nation's injured heroes. DAV is here to help them and to ensure that they are not alone on their road to recovery. The organization links Vets with services that assist them with physical, emotional, and financial needs. DAV helps service-injured veterans with job training and connects them with job assistance programs. The foundation also gives emergency grants to ill and injured veterans who have been impacted by natural disasters. DAV is now serving the Glens Falls Area and its Veterans.
    Donate Today!

  • MITO Hope and Help - The program is dedicated to raising awareness of the Mitochondrial diseases. Mito Hope and Help has established an endowment fund with Albany Med that will fund the position of a nurse practitioner under Dr.Darius Adams who is a geneticist at the hospital. local charity
    33 Milton Street, Warrensburg , NY
    (518) 623-2634
    Donate Today!


  • The WAIT House of Glens Falls, NY - The Wait House provides stability to youth who present themselves as homeless. This will be accomplished through the immediate provision of coordinated services; reunification of families where appropriate; the provision of supervised emergency and transitional housing, with the goal of personal responsibility and self-sufficiency. local charity
    Po Box 3252, Glens Falls, NY 12801
    (518) 798-2077
    Donate Today!

  • WWAARC - The Warren, Washington & Albany Counties chapter of NYSARC serves people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families. Their vision is to support and empower families and people with development disabilities so they my realize their full potential in our communities.
    436 Quaker Road, Queensbury, NY 12804
    (518) 793-4204
    Donate Today!

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  • WWAARC Annual Fall Gala: Jewels and Jerseys
    Celebrate the season at this gala to benefit the WWAARC. Don your finest and rub elbows at the luxurious and pristine Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, NY. This "Jewels and Jerseys" gala will have sports stars, live entertainment, auctions, and chocolate & wine tastings.
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  • Chapman Historical Museum Annual Wine & Chocolate Tasting
    Wines of all varieties from around the world, locally made decadent chocolates and artisan cheeses. Live entertainment by George Wilson, a Silent Auction of Wine-Themed Gift Baskets!
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