The Backpack Program

The Backpack Program is filling the gap so children won't go hungry over the weekends.  They believe no child should go hungry.  Many children receive free and reduced school meals, but are still left hungry on weekends and holiday breaks when they are not in school. Each Friday they will provide the children who are at risk of hunger with a bag of nutritious food during the school year. The Southern Tier's BackPack Program has expanded into … [Read more...]

Soup Kitchens & Community Meals

Broome County Soup Kitchens and Community Meals for anyone who is hungry and needs a good meal. For a referral to a CHOW Pantry, call First Call For Help by dialing 2-1-1 from a landline phone or call 1-800-901-2180. You go to a CHOW pantry with a referral 12 times a year with 4 weeks between each referral. Binghamton Blessed Hope Seventh Day Adventist Saturday @ noon 224 Bevier Street Contact: 723-3881 Boulevard United Methodist … [Read more...]

Upcoming Mobile Food Pantry Distributions (May – June)

Free food is available to those who need it. Food distributions will take place rain or shine. Please bring your own bags and boxes to carry your items. May 31, 2013, Friday, Johnson City 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Family Enrichment Network, 24 Cherry Street, Johnson City May 31, 2013, Friday, Binghamton 1:00 PM-2:00 PM American Legion, 177 Robinson Street, Binghamton Schuyler Outreach, 112 10th Street, Watkins Glen June 3, 2013, … [Read more...]

Dental Care to Those in Need

Broome County County wide Dental Network Card Program is to help more people in Broome County get access to affordable dental care. The Dental Network Card program helps Broome county residents who don’t have dental insurance obtain dental care at a more affordable rate. Every person or family is eligible for the Dental Network Card program; no one will be turned away. If you purchase a Dental Network Card, you will have access to dentists … [Read more...]

Price Chopper Pharmacy FREE or Cheap Antibiotics

Price Chopper Pharmacy Offers FREE and cheap Antibiotics.  Just call ahead to find out if they have what you need for FREE or cheap. Find a Price Chopper Pharmacy for free-antibiotics near you. They also have a FREE Program called “The Diabetes AdvantEdge” you can get FREE diabetes medication. Simply bring in your prescription for any of the qualifying medications listed below, and we’ll fill your order at no cost to you! There are no … [Read more...]

FREE Prescription Drugs – Hope Dispensary

Lourdes Hospital has a program called the Hope Dispensary of the Southern Tier, that offers free prescription drugs and medicines to those who need assistance. The program is to help people that have no prescription drug coverage in their insurance plan, or those who have no insurance at all, and/or a  limited income. In addition Lourdes can also assist patients you with enrollment in Medicaid and other public programs.  Hope Dispensary … [Read more...]

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