WNYT NewsChannel 13: ‘Gifts for Guns’ Buyback Program Expanding

St. Peter’s Health Partners helped to kick off the ninth year of the Gifts for Guns gun buyback program with a $10,000 donation in memory of 46-year-old Terrance “Deke” Roberts, an Albany Memorial Hospital employee who was shot and killed earlier this year with an illegal handgun.

Click here to watch Virginia Golden, CEO of St. Peter’s and Albany Memorial hospitals, discuss the program and its impact on the community.

Golden was joined by various community leaders for the announcement, including Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Pastor Charlie Muller of Victory Christian Church in Albany, Rensselaer County Sheriff Pat Russo, and Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple.

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