Vote for Capital Roots!




We need your support. By taking just two minutes a day to vote for us in the Times Union Capital Gives Contest, you will be helping us secure $10,000 in advertising that will help bring attention to our important food access work.



How to Participate
Voting is easy and fast, but we ask you to vote every day from November 19 – December 10.

One vote per day, per device.



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Helpful Tips

  1. Set a daily recurring calendar event that includes this link:
  2. Share the link on Social Media and encourage your friends to vote on our behalf.
  3. Repost our stories to your network.
  4. Keep at it! Every day is a new chance to win. Voting hint: only one vote is allowed per day – so vote from all of your devices!


Why This Is Important

  1. Awareness of our healthy food access work results in an increase in vital donor dollars and volunteer interest.
  2. This year we had to cancel our popular fundraising events due to COVID-19 restrictions. This has posed challenges as we rely on our events to help support our programs.
  3. By voting and sharing our message, we will be able to reach more Capital Region residents who could benefit from our services.
  4. It gives you the opportunity to help our organization from the safety of your home.
  5. The Times Union is a trusted and iconic news source in the Capital Region and the winners of this contest will be recognized in front thousands of residents.