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 […]
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 […]
As we make our final preparations for the event we are sharing a list of possible questions and answers for our participants. Please keep in mind that this is a rain or shine event and will only be cancelled if there is lightning. You will need to have your waiver signed before you launch. If you do not have your waiver on file, to save […]
Sign up soon for the 5K Race for Hunger at the Seneca Meadows Wetland Preserve, August 27th. The sunset run starts at 6:30 PM. There will be a complimentary beer for all runners (over 21) and live music by Sara and Joe Mull. All proceeds to benefit the Seneca County House of Concern. For more details and to sign up go to Active.com
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]