Oswego County Food Resources for August 2023
Posted on August 3, 2023
Offering info about resources that are available for anyone. For example, Food $en$e is a way for anyone to stretch their food dollars.
Food $en$e – for August’s order form: Available at locations below or online here
OSWEGO: Salvation Army of Oswego County, 73 W. Second St, Oswego
- Order (w/ payment) Deadline: Fri, August 11 by 12 noon (Fri, August 11 if by mail: P.O. Box 146, Oswego – clearly mark Food Sense on envelope)
- (orders taken at Salvation Army in Oswego, Mon – Fri, 10 am – 3 pm)
- Pick up: Thurs, August 24, 11 am – 1 pm at Salvation Army in Oswego
- Contact Lt Alyxandra Allen or Major Heather Odom (315-343-6491) at the Salvation Army in Oswego with any questions
FULTON: Fulton 1st United Methodist Church, 1408 St Rte 176, Fulton –
- Order (w/ payment) Deadline: Fri, August 11 by 1 pm
- NEW!! Online ordering with Credit/Debit Card Payment now available at https://foodsense.foodbankcny.org
- Pick up: Wed, August 23, 10 am at Fulton 1st UMC in Fulton
- Call church office (315-592-7347) with any questions or to arrange a different pick-up time
Trinity United Methodist Church, 45 E. Utica Street, Oswego
Info: (315) 343-1715 or www.facebook.com/OswegoNYTrinityUMC.
Freewill Dinner (August 6 is the next scheduled freewill dinner. The upcoming freewill dinners are planned for the first Sunday of most every month from 4:30—5:30 p.m. or until food is gone)
Additionally, there are Mobile Food Pantries across Oswego County – you can typically find updated flyers at: https://health.oswegocounty.com/information/mobile_food_pantry.php – upcoming locations:
- Tues, 8/1/23 @ 3 pm – LIFE Church, 2363 State Route 49, West Monroe, 13167 (parking lot not available until after 2 pm; please don’t show up earlier)
- Sat, 8/12/23 @ 1 pm – APW High School, 639 County Route 22, Parish, 13131
- Tues, 8/15/23 @ 4 pm – Palermo UM Church, 11 County Route 35, Fulton, 13069
- Fri, 8/18/23 @ 4 pm – Oswego Alliance Church, 371 Thompson Road, Oswego, 13126
For other Food Sense locations throughout Oswego County (Central Square, Fulton, Phoenix and Pulaski), refer to contact info at www.foodbankcny.org/find-food
Some additional resources for access to food:
- Oswego County 2022 Community Services Directory (accessed at https://youthbureau.oswegocounty.com/youth_bureau_/communityservicesdirectory.php
- Oswego County Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens, Free Dinners (pages 56-57)
- 211 CNY (call 211 OR visit www.211cny.com
- Search for Food in Oswego County (or whatever resource needed and location preferred)
Thank you to Food Bank of CNY and Debbie Daby of Farnham Family Services for compiling this information.
Disclosure: OCO provides this listing as a public service for free distributions of food and supplies by various agencies and businesses. OCO is not responsible for changes in schedule or quantities of goods distributed.