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Siena Hosting "Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger" On Friday Night



Hannaford Supermarkets and Siena Athletics will team up to support hunger relief efforts with a food drive on Friday, Jan. 5 when the Saints host Niagara at the Times Union Center. The food drive will get underway one hour prior to the start of the game which tips off at 7 p.m.

Fans attending the game are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. Fans who donate at least three non-perishable items will receive a voucher for two free tickets to a future Siena Men’s Basketball regular season home game this season. The voucher may be redeemed for tickets at the Times Union Center Box Office.

Monetary donations will also be accepted. The collection will take place on the Times Union Center concourse outside Sections 104 and 105. Volunteers will accept donations through the start of the second half of the contest.

The food drive marks the second annual partnership between Hannaford Supermarkets and Siena Athletics. Last year’s inaugural effort generated approximately 1,150 pounds of non-perishable items – a record collection for the Food Bank at a Siena sporting event.

"Hannaford is committed to fighting hunger within the communities we serve, and we are honored to partner with Siena Athletics on this initiative. We hope this effort will help to replenish the Food Bank’s supply and enable it to provide for families well into the New Year,” said Hannaford Supermarkets Community Relations Specialist Brian Fabre. “We encourage fans to join us for a night of great college basketball action on the court while supporting the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.”

“We hope the community will turn out in great numbers to help support this worthwhile cause,” said Siena College Vice President and Director of Athletics John D’Argenio. “We are thrilled to work with Hannaford on this initiative and we hope to continue our partnership in support of the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York long into the future.” 

The food drive coincides with a critical time of need for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, which traditionally experiences a significant decrease in donations following the generosity of the holiday season.

“We are excited to work with Siena Athletics and Hannaford Supermarkets on this food and money collection for the Regional Food Bank. Siena fans are always very generous to the Food Bank and we look forward to meeting them and being part of the night’s activities,” said Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York Executive Director Mark Quandt. “We thank Hannaford and Siena for everything they do throughout the year to assist the Food Bank and the hungry people we serve.”

The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that collects donated food from the food industry and distributes it to nearly 1,000 charitable agencies feeding the hungry in 23 counties of northeastern New York. The food provided by the Regional Food Bank helps to feed over 40,000 people each week. The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America. The organization is supported by foundations, private contributions and fundraising events.

Fans may purchase tickets to the Jan. 5 contest against Niagara and to all other Siena men’s basketball home games at the Times Union Center by visiting Ticketmaster.com. Fans may also purchase tickets by contacting the Siena Fan Relations Management Center at (518) 487-2202, online at sienasaints.com/tickets, by e-mail at [email protected], or by stopping by the fan relations office located on the second floor atrium at the Times Union Center Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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