Church gives baskets to needy

Victory Christian Church of Albany is providing Thanksgiving baskets to people in need in the Albany or Schenectady areas.

Those who want a basket may call 434-6100 — Albany area residents are to call on Sunday, and Schenectady area residents on Tuesday.

Pastor Charlie Muller has partnered with Shop Rite and with other churches to acquire hundreds of baskets to help those in need this Thanksgiving.

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