Emergency services at Community Action receives much-needed donations

Posted 19 September 2023 at 11:31 am

West Barre UMC, Salvation Army and Emma Reed Foundation give to agency

Provided photo: Pictured from left include Sharon Miller, a representative from the West Barre United Methodist Church; Renee Hungerford, Community Action’s executive director;  Jeanette Worsley, Community Action case manager; and Melinda Daniels, Community Action’s executive assistant.

Press Release, Community Action of Orleans and Genesee

ALBION – Community Action of Orleans and Genesee has received generous donations from several local organizations to help support the Albion Emergency Services Department.

West Barre United Methodist Church – Thank you to the West Barre United Methodist Church. Your generous gift of $1,491 is sincerely appreciated. $465 will be used for school supplies and the remaining $1,026 will help support our food pantry.

The Salvation Army – Thank you to the Salvation Army for gifting brand-new backpacks to 100 students. Our school supplies drive could not have been a success without you.

Emma Reed Webster Foundation – Thank you to the Emma Reed Webster Foundation for your donation of $500. This was used to help purchase school supplies that helped 111 students prepare for a new school year.

The Albion emergency food pantry has seen an exponential increase in visitors this summer these past few months; providing emergency food to 625 people and supplying hygiene or household supplies to 187. If you or anyone you know is in need, call us at (585)589-5605 to schedule an appointment, or visit us at one of the locations below.

Albion: 409 E State St. and Batavia: 5073 Clinton Street Rd. – Walk-in service from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon  on Fridays and are closed daily for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Holley: 75 Public Square – Appointments are available Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.