OSWEGO, NY – Any residents of Oswego that would like to make their food dollars go farther may order September Food $en$e packages until noon on September 16.
All Oswego area residents may use the program.
There are no income limitations and no restrictions on the number of items one may buy.
The September package contains chicken breasts, meatballs, Swai fillets, Italian sausage, veal patties, mozzarella cheese, cheese ravioli, rice with veggies, diced tomatoes, applesauce and fresh produce.
Payment in cash or EBT card must accompany the order.
There is a price increase beginning in September.
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 September specials at various prices include stuffed pork chops, breaded shrimp, meatloaf, macaroni and beef, onion rings, boneless chicken chunks and pantry box.
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 September 16 at noon.
Orders may be placed by mail but must be received by September 14, with the envelope marked “Food Sense” on the front. Mail to The Salvation Army, PO Box 146, Oswego, NY 13126.
Orders cannot be taken by phone.
Food orders must be picked up on September 29, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Bring your copy of the order form.
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.
Summer camping experiences were provided for many Oswego County youth and the Corps is preparing for its traditional Red Kettle Christmas Campaign.
The Corps will hold its first Red Kettle Golf Tournament on September 24.
For more information or to register a team, please contact Salvation Army Advisory Board chairman Bruce Holman at (315) 591-0603 or Paul Griser at (609) 675-6219.
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.