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In The News​

Grassroot Givers has achieved acclaim for its noteworthy accomplishments in the community. 

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Your Best Shot: Community groups in action

Times Union, May 21, 2021

Thank you to the Times Union for sharing this picture of our Little Free Library on the Albany County Rail Trail Grand Opening event!  Read the coverage here.


Grassroot giving includes sharing the gift of books

NYSUT, March 2, 2021

Thank you to NYSUT for highlighting our wonderful volunteer Carey Fusco and the work she does with us!  Read her profile here.

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Book drive helps kids and Guilderland Book Store

WNYT November 23, 2020

Thank you to WNYT Channel 13 for covering our book drive with the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza. Watch here


Open World Relief focuses on home to feed those who need help

Times Union November 18, 2020

Thank you to the Times Union for covering Open World Relief micro pantries in Albany. Read more here.

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A Day of Simple Giving

WNYT November 16, 2019

Thank you to WNYT Channel 13 for covering our amazing event that creates over $30,000 worth of goods for those living in poverty in our community. Watch here


Albany non-profit aims to give with respect and dignity

Times Union, October 11, 2019


Donation at 'just the right time'

Times Union, August 22, 2018

Thanks to a passionate pitch from one of our regular volunteers, 100 Women Who Care donated $16,000 to Grassroot Givers. Click here to read!

Albany's Grassroot Givers is Generosity in Action

Times Union, November 20, 2015

Times Union interviews "the queens of recycling and repurposing."

Click here to read!

Mary Partridge-Brown Receives 2015 Jefferson Award

Mary's commitment to literacy and her passion for sharing books with those in need has inspired her to share over 40,000 books with the community. 

Albany Fund for Education Honors Grassroot Givers

In 2014, Albany Fund for Education honored Grassroot Givers for their work with the City of Albany School District. The award was presented by Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard.

Roberta Sandler Awarded 2014 'Resourceful Woman Award'

The YWCA of the Greater Capital Region awarded Roberta Sandler the 'Resourceful Women Award'. The YWCA recognizes those whose community and professional pursuits advance the empowerment of women.

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