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Sign-up for September Food $en$e Aug. 26

Posted 8/19/22

Registration for the September Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held in Rome, Lee, Camden, Holland Patent, and Oneida.

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Sign-up for September Food $en$e Aug. 26

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Registration for the September Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held in Rome, Lee, Camden, Holland Patent, and Oneida.

Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by the Central New York Food Bank. Everyone is welcome to participate. There are no income guidelines. The $20.50 per unit cost is payable at the time of registration by cash or food stamps. Multiple units can be purchased. There are also extras which can be purchased with or without the basic unit.

• Those participating in the Town of Lee program can place orders Friday, Aug. 26, from 1 to 3 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lake Delta Fire Department, 8508 Elmer Hill Road.

Orders may be picked up on Friday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 315-336-0742 or 315-358-4150.

• Rome registration will be held at Redeemer Church, 129 N. Washington St., across from City Hall, Friday, Aug. 26, between 1 and 3 p.m. Parking in the City Hall’s lot will be available.

• Those in the Camden area who wish to participate should contact Stephenie at 315-795-9378. Sign-ups will be held Aug. 26 at Abundant Life Church.

• The Holland Patent program is hosted by Foothills Rural Community Ministry, Presbyterian Church (across from the park just off Route 365). Registration will be held Friday, Aug. 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. or Saturday, Aug. 27, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The food may be picked up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, or from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. (Frozen foods will be kept in a freezer for the Saturday pickup).

• Karing Kitchen, 116 West Grove St., Oneida, is accepting orders by appointment only — call 315-280-0869.

The September package includes Italian meatballs, Italian sausage, chicken drumsticks, marinated pork portions, pepperoni pizza, shredded mozzarella cheese, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, diced tomatoes, applesauce, and two fresh produce items.

September specials

  • Specials, which may be purchased in addition to the package or separately, are:
  • St. Louis style ribs for $9.50: average 4.5 lbs per special.
  • American cheese, 5 lbs. for $13.50: sliced American cheese, not individually wrapped.
  • French fries, 5 lbs. for $6.50: ready to cook and can be used in the oven or fryer.
  • Meatloaf, 5 lbs. for $10: a traditional meatloaf made with 100% ground beef.
  • Lobster bites, 15 oz. for $5: can be deep-fried or baked in the oven.
  • Chicken nuggets, 5 lbs. for $14.50: uncooked and a Tyson family product.

On the net

www.foodbankcny.org/our-programs/food-sense-program

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