Family Outreach Center

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The Family Outreach Center continues to offer academic and community support to parents. 

Weekend Backpack Program
The backpack program is available to participating families free of cost. Every Friday that school is in session, a bag filled with non-perishable food items will be sent home for your family. Click here to participate. Call (518) 639-5594 if you have any questions. 

Looking to donate? We are always in need of the following items: 

Personal Hygiene Items: Deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, soap
Peanut Butter – plastic jars
Jelly – plastic containers
Boxes of Cereal, large or small individual sizes
Packets of Oatmeal
Canned Tuna/Chicken
Low sodium canned veggies
Fruits in juice
Spaghetti Sauce
Pasta
Mac and Cheese
Granola Bars
Juice boxes
Cans of Soup
Small bags of pretzels, gold fish crackers, teddy grahams, etc (snack size bags)
Fruit snacks
Apple Sauce
Loaves of Bread
Packs of cheese and crackers


The Family Outreach Center is Located the elementary school. Email the center at emilystranahan@fortannschool.org or call (518) 639-5594 x52049 

Food Pantry
The Cornerstone Bible Church at 59 South Bay Rd has a food pantry open from 9 am - noon on Saturdays. Call (518) 639-4009 for more information. 
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