OSWEGO, NY – Any residents of Oswego that would like to make their food dollars go farther may order November Food $en$e packages until 3 p.m. November 6.
All Oswego residents may use the program. There are no income limitations and no restrictions on the number of items one may buy.
The November package contains Cornish hens, pollock fillets, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, peas and carrots, ground pork sausage, turkey gravy, stuffing mix, canned corn, pie shells, and fresh produce.
Payment of $15.50 or by EBT card must accompany the order. Complete size and price information will be available at the time of ordering and the order form may be seen on Facebook: The Salvation Army – Oswego County Corps.
Additional November specials at various prices include chicken roaster, boneless pork roast, fully cooked Italian meatballs, American cheese (unsliced), popcorn chicken, sweet potato fries, and mashed potatoes. Specials may be ordered with or without ordering the monthly package.
Orders may be placed in person at the Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, 73 W. Second St., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., through November 6.
Orders may be placed by mail but must be received by November 5, with the envelope marked “Food Sense” on the front.
Orders must be picked up on November 19, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Orders cannot be taken by phone.
The Food $en$e program is a service of the Food Bank of Central New York. The Oswego County Salvation Army is the official site for the city of Oswego and vicinity.
A basic assortment of food items is offered each month, along with a number of specials.
The Oswego County Salvation Army Corps provides fresh-cooked meals five days each week in both Fulton and Oswego, groceries from its food pantries, winter garments, and many other services to individuals and families in need throughout Oswego County.
Persons wishing to know more about The Salvation Army or offer voluntary service, are invited to call 343-6491 or stop at the office at 73 W. Second St., between 1 and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Volunteers are especially needed this time of year to stand with the familiar Christmas kettles.