December 20, 2023

$380,000 Donation Fuels Local Food Pantries Across NYS

To close out 2023, with a continued focus on our community, Broadview Federal Credit Union will donate more than $380,000 to help alleviate hunger and food insecurity throughout New York State. This end of year donation highlights Broadview’s ongoing commitment to fighting hunger in the communities it serves, including the Capital Region, Binghamton, Buffalo, and Syracuse.

Broadview employees will distribute $380,000 in short-term investments Tomorrow, Tuesday December 19, to 46 food pantries, rescue missions, and shelters across the credit union’s geographic footprint to help the nonprofits stock their shelves and support our neighbors in need.

CEO Michael Castellana, and Broadview employees will join Hope 7 Executive Director Margaret Elliott and other nonprofit leaders for a special check presentation and gathering.

Castellana will officially announce the distribution of $380,000 in short-term investments to 46 nonprofit organizations who focus on feeding individuals and families in the communities Broadview serves.

Michael Castellana and Margaret Elliot will be available for individual interviews after the presentation. Members of the media who wish to accompany Michael for a delivery to a local nonprofit are welcome to do so. Please contact Public Relations Manager Kate Fruscione in advance to coordinate logistics.

Food insecurity is a major problem, both locally and globally. By supporting nonprofit organizations who are working tirelessly with the hungry and homeless, Broadview is helping to feed individuals and families across the state and giving them hope for brighter days ahead.


Capital City Rescue Mission
South End Children’s Café
City Mission of Schenectady
Bethesda House
Life Works Community Action
Unity House
The Food Pantries for the Capital District
Regional Food Bank of NENY
St. Catherine’s Center for Children – Marillac Family Shelter
St. Paul’s Center
Josephs House
Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region
Stratton VAMC
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
Schenectady Inner City Ministry (SICM)
Captain Community Human Services
Veterans & Community Housing Coalition
Hope 7 Food Pantry
Commission on Economic Opportunity
UAlbany Purple Pantry
Franklin Community Center
Greater Galway Comm. Services Assoc