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Catholic Charities Holds Sign-ups for Thanksgiving Baskets

Individuals and families living in Broome County now have the opportunity to sign-up for a Thanksgiving basket. Baskets will include all the items needed for a wonderful holiday meal.

Individuals 18 years and older must bring with them proof of residency within the last 30 days, and ID for each household member. In addition, one of the following qualifications must be met: On Public Assistance, Eligible for SSI/SSD; Eligible for HEAP; receiving Unemployment Benefits; receiving free or reduced school lunch or WIC or receiving services through any agency, school or church.

Sign-ups for baskets will take place October 1st through October 21st at both Catholic Charities Pantries:

Binghamton Pantry at 100 Main Street:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:30
Tuesdays 1:00-6:00 pm

Mother Teresa’s Endicott Pantry located at St. Ambrose Church 202 Garfield Ave:
Monday, Wednesday and Fridays: 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Tue: 4:00-7:00 PM
(No Thursdays)

• Residents of Vestal, Endwell and Endicott may sign up for a basket at Mother Teresa’s Cupboard
• Residents of Johnson City may choose either pantry to sign up but must sign up ONLY at one
• Residents of the Windsor Central School District MUST sign up with Windsor Human Development. For more details for Windsor residents, please call 273-8839
• All other Broome County residents please use the Binghamton Pantry

Christmas present sign-ups will NOT be held at Catholic Charities Pantries. The Salvation Army will hold Christmas sign-ups October 13th and 14th from 10-3 pm @ 131 Washington Street, Binghamton.

This community holiday program is a joint effort with the United Way 2-1-1.

For information, call Mary Whitcombe at 584-7800.