Beautiful, Sunny, and Successful Day for Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty

It was a beautiful, sunny, and successful day for The Seneca County House of Concern’s fundraising event, Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty on Saturday, August 20th. Launching from Oak Island, serenaded by the acoustic duo Brad & Anna, seventy-seven paddlers (70 adults, 7 children) took to the water in over sixty water craft, which included kayaks, tandem kayaks, canoes, a paddle boat and a stand up […]


Mobile Food Pantry – August

The August Foodlink Mobile Food Pantry will be Wednesday, August 24th at the Seneca County House of Concern’s food pantry at 35 State Street, Seneca Falls. Once a month, Foodlink brings fresh produce, dairy, and bread products to distribute to anyone who could use a little extra food. All are welcome. There is no income, age or residency requirement and there is no cost to […]


The Benefits of Donating (Part 1)

Last week we had a visit from two of our generous donors. They usually drop by once a year to see how we are doing and to catch up on our news. They also had news for us on how to use qualified charitable distribution to get more tax leverage.

Were we interested? Of course! So we are passing it on just in case you are feeling generous and interested in leveraging your IRA distribution. The how to can be found in this article in the this WSJ article


WoodmenLife Chapter 1025 to Sponsor Hunger Drive

In June of 2015  WoodmenLife Chapter 1025  celebrated the Company’s 125th anniversary with a food drive to benefit the Seneca County House of Concern, at Tops (Kingdom Plaza, Waterloo). In an unprecedented show of community support, over 100 bags of food and personal items were collected in just over two hours. Due to the overwhelming success of the June 6, 2015 hunger drive, Chapter 1025 […]


Hockey to Benefit House of Concern

Join the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce for a fun evening of hockey during “Seneca County Chamber Night at the Syracuse Crunch”. For only $20 see the Crunch take on the Rochester Americans. Portion of proceeds go to benefit the Seneca County House of Concern. Simply return this form to the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce by Wednesday, March 23rd.



    Too many people cannot afford their medications and The House Of Concern does not have the funds to help all of the people in need. So Lisa Scialdone and Donna Aceto of Fit For Life Personal Training decided to help and gather a group of people on Thanksgiving morning to go for a run before they gobbled their Thanksgiving dinner .A great turnout […]


Community Thanksgiving Dinner Hosted by Elks Lodge

When the Seneca Falls Downtown Deli, who hosted a Thanksgiving Community Dinner for 18 years could no longer continue, there was a great deal of concern in the area about the huge void with many of the individuals that had been served, especially seniors and Veterans, facing a very quiet and lonely holiday. But, not anymore! Following in the Downtown Deli’s generous footsteps, The Seneca […]

Rotary Freezer 2015

Seneca Falls Rotary Donates Freezer to SC House of Concern

    In August the Seneca Falls Rotary Club donated a commercial freezer to the food pantry through their matching District Simplified Grants Program. The Rotary Foundation issues matching grants to local Rotary Clubs for a project of their choosing that will help the club focus their service efforts. The foundation understands that each community has its own unique needs and concerns. In this case […]