Save the Date for the 2015 Little Black Dress Fashio Show!

Little Black DressTickets are now available for the Third Annual Little Black Dress Fashion Show at the Gould Hotel April 17-18, 2015.

They will be available at the New Beginnings Boutique, 103 Fall Street. Last year's show was a sell out on both dates, so get your tickets early!

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Winter Hours for Boutique

NEWBeginningsBoutique

Starting next week (January 21) the Boutique on Fall Street will be open Wednesdays-Friday, 11am-5pm and Sat. 11-4. Thrift store and food pantry hours are not changed.

Beat the Cold at the Tacky Tourist Tiki Bar at the Gould

Tacky Tourist

If you are tired of the cold winter nights, the House of Concern offers the perfect solution. On Friday, January 30th, we will be transforming the banquet room at the Gould Hotel into a Caribbean paradise, complete with palm trees and Island music from the doctors of Agonal Rhythm. The fund-raising event will feature buffet […]

2015 Mobile Food Pantry Dates Set

Foodlink Mobile Food Pantry

The dates for the Foodlink Mobile Food Pantry at the Seneca County House of Concern have been set for 2015 with the first scheduled for Wednesday, January 21. Although the times for the deliveries are never certain, Foodlink tries to have their trucks arrive by 3pm on the days of the mobile pantries. The House […]

Donation Helps SF Backpack Program

Backback donation

SENECA FALLS – Mark Benjamin of Seneca Meadows Landfill presented Lisa Garigen with funds to provide weekend food for the Seneca Falls Backpack program for the 2015 school year. “Thank you so much for the donation,”stated Garigen. “This donation will help between 7-10 children for the entire school year depending on the fluctuating cost of […]

Week Three of NoShave November Challenge

Week Three of NoShave November Challenge

One more week to go. We had a friend of the House of Concern send in a check for $1,000 with the memo “No Shave November”! Anyone care to match that? Whatever you can donate will be a huge help in the very real need to feed hungry people right here in Seneca County. The […]

Legion Food Drive helps Stock Shelves

Kasey Cans

The Kirk Casey American Legion Post 366, recently held a very successful and much needed food drive for the Seneca County House of Concern. Dubbed the the “Cans for the Commander” soup drive, the drive collected primarily cans of soup to help keep the shelves stocked. Soup is especially needed as cooler weather sets in […]

Mobile Food Pantry Dates Set Through Year End

Foodlink Mobile Food Pantry

The dates for the Foodlink Mobile Food Pantry at the Seneca County House of Concern have been set for the remainder of the year. Although the times for the deliveries are never certain, Foodlink tries to have their trucks arrive by 3pm on the days of the mobile pantries. The House of Concern plans to […]

Volunteer Reporter/Web guru Sought

Volunteer Reporter/Web guru Sought

The Seneca County House of Concern is looking for a volunteer to help keep our various web sites, Facebook and Twitter feeds up to date. Knowledge of WordPress and Facebook and Twitter is highly desirable, as well as a deep concern for the mission of the House of Concern. This person could also assist in […]

Paint and Painters Needed

Paint

The office building at 35 State Street is in dire need of a coat of paint, and volunteers are needed to supply both paint and muscle power to make it happen. A couple of nice long ladders would also be helpful. If you’re already a professional painter and want to help, we’ll try not to […]

Need at an All Time High

Food Pantry

The combination of higher numbers of folks needing food and cuts in government funding for food programs has created a huge vacuum sucking up the financial resources of food pantries like the Seneca County House of Concern. As a result, food pantries are scrambling to create new funding sources to keep the shelves stocked. The House […]