On October 4th 2021, The Hamilton College Football Team came to our Garden Street Warehouse location and helped us pack up for donations being sent to New York City flooding victims. Thank you to the team they were such a great help.
Partnership and collaboration is what makes our community so wonderful, which is why we are so grateful to have partnered with the Utica Food Pantry this August. We donated 150 boxes of premium food, including milk, cheese, yogurt, chicken polish sausage, sliced ham, and fresh fruit and vegetables. This totaled 3200 pounds of food, with… [Read More]
On August 12, Bellamy Elementary School in Rome hosted an Ice Cream Social Drive By to celebrate students with special needs finishing out the year. Families drove up around the circle at the school as teachers and staff gave out ice cream sundaes, compliments of Stewart’s Shops. Students presented teachers with their colorful art projects… [Read More]
Residents of the Schaffer Heights senior center in Schenectady were in for a surprise treat this August when Bargain Grocery provided fresh produce for a pop-up ‘farmer’s market’. Fresh goods including carrots, oranges, onions, and apples were brought directly to the center, eliminating the need for residents to travel during the pandemic. Food accessibility and… [Read More]
Random acts of kindness are so important — they are moments that surprise us, give us hope, bring us joy. And they are important now more than ever. Bargain Grocery was lucky enough to receive a visit from a mystery man who’s goal was to simply spread kindness. Read the account from our customer, written up… [Read More]
Bargain Grocery loves to partner with other organizations to best serve our community. This summer, we were able to collaborate with Utica Public Library Youth Services to bring food and books to our community in a safe manner during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Bargain Grocery prepared lunches for children, which were distributed at the library…. [Read More]