Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

YWCA-GCR Receives $7,500 to Drive Out Hunger From DeNooyer Chevrolet and SEFCU



To celebrate its 45th Anniversary, DeNooyer Chevrolet partnered with SEFCU to make a difference for the hungry in our community, donating $45,000 to local rescue missions and food pantries. Each month a different organization is selected to receive the funds. In addition, members of the community are encouraged to donate to that organization through SEFCU's text to donate program. SEFCU then matches up to $4,500 of community donations.

YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc. (YWCA-GCR) was the selected charity for November 2016 and received $7,500+.

"We are grateful to be one of the chosen organizations to benefit from the Drive Out Hunger Initiative made possible by DeNooyer and SEFCU in honor of DeNooyer's 45th Anniversary and SEFCU's many social responsible initiatives carried out annually. What a social responsible way to celebrate a business' success - responding to food insecurity throughout the Capital Region. With the support of DeNooyer Chevrolet's $4,500 donation, our community and SEFCU generous match in the month of November, 2016, YWCA-GCR will receive a generous $7500+ donation for our Weekly Community Meal and Food Pantry services. This will help us feed more diners and to provide more individuals and families with 3-day food packages. Thank you, DeNooyer Chevrolet, SEFCU, WTEN, and everyone that contributed to this initiative. Your passion and taking action to address a need in our communities is remarkable. Congratulations to DeNooyer Chevrolet on 45 years of business!" says Daquetta Jones, Executive Director of YWCA-GCR.

Click here to read the full press release on Drive Out Hunger. 

(West Sand Lake, NY, 6/24/21) – Regional athletes with disabilities from STRIDE Adaptive Sports had a lot to cheer about this past Saturday when they crossed the 5K finish line at Jennings Landing in Albany. Thanks to a generous group of regional businesses led by presenting sponsor American National Insurance – as well as many individual donors…
Albany, NY – As COVID-19 cases decline and vaccinations rise, Capital Region professionals are increasingly returning to offices, and employers are hiring and optimistic about further job growth as the economy recovers. However, those expectations are clouded by a significant recruiting challenge, with 4 of 5 employers saying they can’t find…
Wynantskill, NY – On MONDAY, JUNE 21, Catholic Charities Tri-County Services' Camp Scully celebrated a major milestone: 100 years of service to children and families in the region. The celebration included a tour of the newly-renovated camp grounds, a reception and a brief speaking program.  Camp Scully’s anniversary year kicked off with a lofty…
Jun
24
From Troy to Troy is a public art project conceived in response to the protest murals created June 2020. Artists who live or work in Troy were invited to…
11 a.m.
Jun
25
The Chamber will help Curtis Lumber East Greenbush celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. About Curtis Lumber Curtis Lumber East…
11 a.m.
Jun
29
The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce will help The Cakerino celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Inspired by her own…
1:30 p.m.