Canning Hunger Campaign netted more than 1000 canned items for the House of Concern Food Pantry.
People helping people – That’s what Finger Lakes Christian Fellowship’s “Canning Hunger” ministry is all about. Many in our community face hunger every day. When the leadership at the church recognized the problem of hunger in Seneca Cou [...]
Five Star Bank has appointed Gregory Sarra branch manager of its Ovid location. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing sales and the day-to-day operations of the Ovid branch. Sarra is Vice President of the Board of Directors for the House of Concern and chairs the personnel committee.
Prior to joining Five Star Bank, [...]
House of Concern Board members Rev. Eleanor Collinsworth and Phil Dressing distribute food at a recent Foodlink delivery.
The Foodlink Mobile Pantry will be coming to the House of Concern on Tuesday afternoon, (January 21) between 3:00 – 5:00. Because the arrival time of the delivery truck is not always precise, the actual times the fo [...]
The New Beginnings Boutique will be open special hours during the winter months.
Temporary hours are from 11am-5pm Thuesday and Friday and 10am-3pm Saturday.
The hours are in keeping with the times many other downtown businesses are open.
In the Spring, we will resume normal operating hours, including Wednesdays.
Here are the winners of the Money Tree from Generations Bank and the wreaths from local businesses. The drawing was held Thursday evening at the Seneca Museum on Fall Street. The wreaths and money tree drawings are part of the It’s a Wonderful Life Festival and are spnosred by the Seneca Falls Business Association. Proceeds from the sal [...]
Diane Draheim, Executive Director
It’s December already! This year has flown by. It has been the busiest year we have ever had. This year we have had a 35% increase in adults and children who are using the pantry and we have had a 183% increase in the elderly. That’s a seriously large increase. So because of that we have had to make significa [...]
Tickets are now on sale for the Second Annual Little Black Dress Fashion Show at the Gould Hotel March 28-29 ,2014. They are available at the New Beginnings Boutique, 91a Fall Street, New Beginnings Thrift Store, 35 State Street, or the main office at 33 State Street.
Tickets may also be purchased securely online using Paypal. You do not need [...]
Here are a couple of upcoming Volunteer opportunities.
HOUSE OF CONCERN VOLUNTEERS
The House of Concern is in need of some folks to help man the booth in Bailey Park during the It’s a Wonderful Life weekend. “Bailey Park” is a large tent in front of Generations Bank on Cayuga Street. People who are available either Saturday [...]
The Seneca Falls Fire Department will be holding a Breakfast with Santa Sunday December 15th 2013 from 8-12. They will be collecting canned goods for the House of Concern. Folks who bring a non-perishable item for the Seneca County House of Concern will receive $1 off their breakfast.
The event will take place at the Seneca Falls Vol. Fire De [...]
Volunteers help distribute food during the visit of the Foodlink Mobile Pantry.
The next Mobile Pantry delivery from Foodlink will be on Wednesday, December 4th at the House of Concern, 35 State St.
Food will be handed out on a first-come first-served basis from 3-5pm.
Executive Director Diane Draheim notes. “We never know exactly what [...]