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Oswego County Food Resources for August 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 upThurs, 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
  • Pick upWed, 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:

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.

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