UPDATE (March 1, 2023)

If Hoops Against Hunger needs to be rescheduled due to the weather, it will be pushed back one week to Friday, March 10. All other details would remain the same as in the original post below. If the event is rescheduled the district will notify families and faculty/staff by email and text message alert. It will also be posted on the district’s social media and here on the website. It will continue as scheduled for Friday, March 3 unless stated otherwise.

Original Post (February 15, 2023)

After a brief hiatus, one of Schodack Central School District’s most important and popular school community events – Hoops Against Hunger – returns on Friday, March 3, 2023! It will start at 7:00 PM in the Maple Hill Gym. Admittance is $3 per person OR $2 if you bring a canned/non-perishable food item. Proceeds and food donations benefit The Anchor Food Pantry in Castleton.

Hoops Against Hunger is a charity basketball game where two teams of Schodack CSD faculty and staff face off against each other. This very fun event is always a huge success, with many members of the community showing up to watch their favorite teachers, administrators and other staff play. Teams will be coached by Maple Hill Senior Basketball Players and refereed by Maple Hill Junior Basketball Players. See the flyer at the bottom of this page for a list of Schodack faculty/staff participating in the return of Hoops Against Hunger.

Donations for Hoops Against Hunger Concessions

Donations for the Hoops Against Hunger Concession Stand will be accepted up until the day of the event (March 3). If you would like to make a concession stand food/drink donation OR a monetary donation to help offset costs, please email Patrick Austin (paustin@schodack.k12.ny.us) to let him know if you would like to donate any of the items below. He will let you know if the item is spoken for and what else you can donate if it is, plus how you can drop it off.

Concession Stand Items Needed
  • Monetary Donations (no need to go shopping and helps offset the cost of pizza and half-time gift card prizes)
  • 2 Boxes of Assorted Candy Bars (bulk size – like from Sam’s Club/BJs)
  • 2-3 Boxes of Airheads (bulk size – like from Sam’s Club/BJs)
  • 1 Box of Sour Patch Kids (bulk size – like from Sam’s Club/BJs)
  • 1 Box of Swedish Fish (bulk size – like from Sam’s Club/BJs)
  • 3-4 Cases of Gatorade (normal-sized bottles, not minis)
  • 4-5 Cases of Canned Soda
  • Various Baked Goods (cookies, brownies, etc.)
2023 Hoops Against Hunger flyer