Make a donation

Due to the rapidly evolving events surrounding the COVID-19 public health crisis, our children, adults, families, and staff need your support more than ever. We are in need of the following items: 

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Surgical masks (highest priority); disposable isolation gowns.
    • Ship items to 60 Academy Rd, Attn: Lyn Mastan-Kamath, Albany, NY 12208 
    • Make an appointment to drop off your donation at 60 Academy Rd, Albany, NY 12208 by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Cleaning supplies and paper goods: Disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, paper towels, toilet paper
    • Ship to 60 Academy Rd, Attn: Development Department, Albany, NY 12208
    • Make an appointment to drop off your donation at 60 Academy Rd, Albany, NY 12208 by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Diapers and wipes for our Early Learning Program families: All sizes, but highest priority are sizes 4, 5, and 6
    • Shop our Amazon wish list and ship to the registry address.
    • Ship diapers and wipes to 125 Bigelow Ave, Schenectady, NY 12304.
    • Make an appointment to drop off diapers and wipes at 125 Bigelow Ave, Schenectady, NY 12304 by calling 518.390.9014 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Grocery store gift cards: In $20 or $25 denominations, please.  
    • Ship physical gift cards to 60 Academy Rd, Attn: Development Department, Albany, NY 12208
    • Email digital gift cards to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
    • Walmart
    • Target
    • Price Chopper
    • Hannaford
  • Basic supplies for our youth and families: NEW arts and crafts, puzzles, games, hygiene items
    • Shop our Amazon wish list and ship to the registry address.
    • Ship NEW items to 60 Academy Rd, Attn: Development Department, Albany, NY 12208
    • Make an appointment to drop off NEW items at 60 Academy Rd, Albany, NY 12208 by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or, make a monetary gift below:

Proceeds to benefit Northern Rivers Family of Services. A copy of Northern Rivers’ latest financial report may be obtained, or requested, by contacting Northern Rivers Family of Services, 60 Academy Rd, Albany, NY 12208, or the from the NYS Attorney General’s Charity Bureau, 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10271.