Construct a Community: It Takes a Village
Family Art Making Project

Participants celebrate at Construct a Community: It Takes a Village as part of TRANSFORMer, Tang Teaching Museum, 2013

A brief exhibition tour followed by an art activity using food donations from participants to build houses and create a neighborhood in the gallery. All donations support the Franklin Community Center food bank. Suitable for children ages 5 and up with adult companions. Reservations suggested, call (518) 580-8080.

About the Organization:

Franklin Community center is a non-profit human service agency that has been providing basic needs and services to our less fortunate community members for more than 30 years. Our mission is to work collaboratively with individuals and other agencies to provide services that will improve the quality of life and foster a sense of neighborhood, community and family for all people. Franklin Community Center provides programs and services to less fortunate children and families in an effort to promote healthy lifestyles and positive change. Our unique, comprehensive approach offers others a chance to improve their own lives with the services we provide. We offer guidance and advocacy to those in need, while providing a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.

What makes the Franklin Community Center Food Pantry unique is that it operates solely on community donations, and has for the past 30+ years. The Food Pantry is open to the general public Monday - Friday from 9 am - 5 pm and people can access the food pantry every 30 days. Franklin Community Center serves more than 6,000 people annually with approximately 3,500 receiving food pantry assistance.

For more information about the Franklin Community Center, follow the link: http://www.franklincommunitycenter.org/

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