How to helpThere are many ways to help the people, schools and organizations hurt by the floods. Here are some links and ideas:
- "Project Hope"
- American Red Cross
- Capital Regionâs Online Farmersâ Market
- Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
- Catholic Charities
- Salvation Army
- Comprehensive roundup
- To donate to the Schoharie or Middleburgh libraries, leave donations at the Open Door Bookstore in Schenectady, Market Block Books or the Book House in Colonie.
Five Capital Region organizations are sponsoring a food drive to assist area residents affected by Hurricane Irene and flooding over the past several weeks. The sponsors are United Way of the Greater Capital Region, Proctors, the City Mission of Schenectady, The Daily Gazette and Hannaford Supermarkets.
Called Project Hope, the regional food and supplies drive will be held through Sept. 25 at these locations:
* United Way of the Greater Capital Region, One United Way, Albany.
* Proctors, 432 State St., Schenectady.
* City Mission of Schenectady, 425 Hamilton St., Schenectady.
* Mohawk Honda, 175 Freemans Bridge Road, Glenville.
* Hilton Garden Inn Troy, 235 Hoosick St., Troy.
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From the farms of Schoharie County to the streets of the Stockade, our photographers captured the flooding in dozens of photos you can see by clicking HERE
Acceptable items are: Non-perishable food and canned goods, laundry and dish detergent, bottled water, diapers and baby wipes, baby food, gift cards, paper towels and children’s DVDs. Project Hope cannot accept used clothing, toys or stuffed animals.