Community

iRun LOCAL has a passion for Volunteering and Community Outreach. We volunteer regularly in our personal time, and will connect others to local community outreach opportunities through our store. Come see our community wall for upcoming volunteer opportunities!

Franklin Community Center

Saratoga Springs, NY

“Franklin Community Center, is a non-profit human service agency located at 10 Franklin Street in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its unique, grass-roots and non-bureaucratic approach has been empowering others in our area for nearly three decades by offering advocacy, basic necessities and services in an effort to promote healthy lifestyles and positive changes.”

“The programs and services the Franklin Community Center provides include, but are not limited to: safe and affordable housing (17 efficiency apartments for single, low-income individuals, plus two larger apartments over our distribution center); a food pantry; free clothing and furniture distribution; advocacy and referral information; holiday assistance; teenage pregnant and parenting educational classes (M.O.M.) and an after school youth prevention program called Project Lift.” Learn more.

If you are interested in volunteering at Franklin Community Center please click here.

Wilton Food Pantry

Wilton, NY

“Providing families in need with goods and services is the fundamental purpose of The Wilton Food Pantry. Specifically, the Food Pantry supplies qualifying individuals and families with a 3-day emergency supply of food (and toiletries when available.)” Learn more.

If you are interested in volunteering with the Wilton Food Pantry please click here.

City Mission

Schenectady, NY

“City Mission of Schenectady exists to meet the needs of the hungry and homeless in our community. [City Mission] helps people who are in poverty, helps people get out of poverty and, helps people stay out of poverty.”

City Mission’s Food Services Department offers many awesome volunteer opportunities for volunteers interested in making and serving meals – if you are interested in signing up for a volunteer date click here.

Grants to You

Saratoga Springs, NY

Grants To You is a nonprofit, 501c3 that provides both live and online training in grant research and writing to volunteers who want to assist their designated nonprofit in acquiring grant funding. Graduates obtain Certificates of Completion and earn Community Service credits.” Learn more.

Grants to You Saratoga serves the Capital Region and its workshop graduates have successfully achieved hundreds of thousands of dollars for local nonprofits. Click here for information on the next Grants to You workshop to learn how to apply for and write grants: http://www.grantstoyou.org/chapterdisplay.php?id=9