Compassion Coalition is thrilled to announce a significant contribution to New York City’s efforts in combating the enduring food scarcity issues, a direct aftermath of the recent pandemic. This initiative also aims to alleviate the strain on the city’s resources, further stretched by the migrant crisis and the implications of proposed government budget cuts. Under […]
On August 15th, 2023, Compassion Coalition hosted a symposium addressing the critical challenges of food insecurity and poverty in New York. Many leaders gathered from multiple government agencies, nonprofits, businesses and communities to discuss these challenges and how the Bargain Grocery/Compassion Coalition model can be a profound catalyst to see changes in NY state. The […]
Wednesday, April 5th, we had the honor to be visited by Congressman Paul Tonko. Congressman Paul Tonko represents the 20th Congressional District, which includes all of Albany and Schenectady Counties and parts of Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties. He and his staff embarked on a comprehensive tour of Bargain Grocery and the newly acquired 143,000-square-foot warehouse […]
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.
Compassion Coalition’s: Equipped to Teach is Central New York’s first and only teacher free store, serving teachers in schools where 70% or more of the student population receives free or reduced lunch. Compassion Coalition launched Equipped to Teach in the front entrance of their Lafayette St. location on December 3, 2017, allowing teachers to shop […]
We did it! We lived, we learned, we expanded! On December 3, 2018, our dream came true! We launched our very first brick and mortar grocery store in West Utica. 1110 Lincoln Ave has been hustlin’ and bustlin’ with cars since our opening day, and we couldn’t be prouder of our staff, and grateful to […]