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Celebrating 80 Years in Service to the Community


Tune in to the

#518gives Fundraiser

Sunday, February 5,  4:00-7:00pm
Airing on FOX23 (Cable Ch. 8 or Ch. 7 in the North Country)
Simulcast from 6-6:30pm on fox23 and News10

Performances by Local Artists  | Big Game Weekend Drawing | Big Game Silent Auction

Hosted by News10 ABC's Trishna Begam, John Gray, Christina Arangio, Ryan Peterson and Stephanie Rivas.




Talent introductions by 100.9 the Cat's Kevin Richards.

This year’s Child Representative is 4-year old Charlotte Ochoa-Caguana, who attends the Center’s Clover Patch PreSchool program in Albany and lives at St. Margaret’s Center. Adult Representative Douglas Gould attends the Center’s Adult DayHab program in Glenville, lives in one of the Center’s residences, and receives services from Center Health Care. Additional stories will feature Langan School in Albany student Khyonna Coleman, Ramos Hector, who is a student at the Langan School at Prospect Center in Queensbury, an update on Langan School in Albany student Kassidy Salisbury-Arnold, and stories featuring Center Health Care services, the Centers research and development arm HII-Tech, a tour of St. Margaret’s Center, and a Staff Tribute.

Thank you to our local talent! Watch their performances throughout the broadcast.

CK Dance Company -  East Greenbush

              Kelsey Dodd - Saratoga Springs

              Michael Flynn - Ballston Spa

              Nicholas Noyes - Mechanicville

              Ron Peterson - Clifton Park

              Raphel Peralta - Altamont

              Christina Reger - Troy

              Bella Sano - Troy

              Libby Stavers - Ballston Spa


Big game packages are back!

Two available. Learn how you could go to the Big Game at State Farm Stadium.

Each Big Game Weekend package Includes:

2 tickets to the Big Game


 (1) Standard Room at the Cambria Hotel Phoenix Downtown

All Access to the Lounge at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Ground Transportation to and from the Cambria Hotel and the JW Marriott

Access to the Underground Saturday Night Party with Special Performance by Counting Crows

Access to the Big Game Pre-Game Brunch and Post-Game Party in the Lounge

The online auction and phone lines are open now for entries: 518-459-7070.

NOTE: Please call by 6:45pm on 2/5 to enter the raffle. The drawing will be pulled at 6:55pm on air.
(The winner will be notified via phone/email).

The Big Game silent auction will close at 11:00pm on 2/5.



1)    Bid on a Big Game Package in the Center’s Silent Auction here.  Silent auction bidding closes at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2023;

2)    Enter the drawing to win a Big Game Package by calling (518) 459-7070 to purchase tickets.  A donation of at least $125 is required to enter the drawing.  See below for more details.*

Your generosity enables us to continue providing innovative programs and vital services that enrich the lives of thousands of people with disabilities and their families!

Drawing Rules

RAFFLE DATE; HOW TO ENTER: The Center will conduct one (1) drawing that will be held at 6:55 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2023 (the “Raffle Date”) to determine the winner (the “Drawing”).  Tickets will be sold exclusively through both telephone and on-site sales

ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER: Tickets may be purchased only by persons eighteen (18) years or older in accordance with these Drawing Rules.  

 PURCHASING RAFFLE TICKETS: Tickets will be sold through 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2023.  Each ticket is $125.  There is no limit to the number of tickets an eligible individual may purchase.  No discounts or complementary tickets will be given.  Purchased raffle tickets are valid only for the Drawing that takes place on the Raffle Date.

NUMBER OF RAFFLE TICKETS: There is no minimum and no maximum number of tickets that must or will be sold.

ODDS: The odds of winning the prize depends on the number of tickets sold.

PUBLICITY RELEASE:  Please note that the names of those who purchase tickets during the #518gives Fundraiser broadcast on Sunday, February 5, 2023 will be announced on-air to encourage other community members to donate.  If you do not want to be publically recognized, please state your preference to remain anonymous during the call.  The winner will be announced on-air following the Drawing.