Cardona’s Market offers free cookies to healthcare workers

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – May 4 Giving on 10 is all about Cardona Market celebrating National Nurses Day. The three-generation Italian specialty market is inviting healthcare workers across the Capital Region to enjoy a gourmet jumbo cookie to honor them.

On Friday, May 6, Cardona Market will offer nurses a free homemade cookie with any purchase when they visit Cardona Market locations in Albany, Latham and Saratoga Springs, while supplies last.

“Cardona Market is proud to celebrate National Nurses Day by offering our signature cookies to those who serve and care for our communities,” said August Cardona, owner of Cardona Market. “It is important to recognize the heroic work and unwavering commitment shown by nurses and healthcare professionals every day. Their selfless sacrifices inspire us all to come together to do all we can to support each other.

Cardona’s has a long history of serving the Capital Region community, dating back to the founding of the market in 1945. The family market has supported many COVID healthcare organizations as well as those working at the sites of vaccination.

The Cardona Market offers residents of the Capital Region premium Italian produce including meats, cheeses, olives, olive oils, vinegars, pastas and staples. The market offers a full selection of food fresh from the kitchen, including restaurant-quality takeout such as homemade lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, sauces and meatballs. Cardona’s also offers an extensive menu of artisan sandwiches, artisan salads, aromatic soups and fresh breads.


  • Albany – 340 Delaware Avenue, open Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed on Sunday
  • latham – 9 Cobbee Road, open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saratoga Springs – 222 Washington Street, Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Sunday.

For more information on Cardona’s Market, call 518-434-4838 or visit

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