Children and teens eligible for free lunch and activities this week in Wellsville

Area children and youth 18-and-under are able to obtain a free lunch from Tuesday through Friday this week at the David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville. The opportunity, from February 20 to 23 at the library facility at 155 North Main Street, is being provided by the Wellsville Salvation Army to coincide with this … Read more

Free Pop-up Food Pantry registration starts tomorrow morning

Online registration for this week’s free Wellsville Pop-up Food Pantry (PUP) orders starts tomorrow morning. The activity, for a distribution this Wednesday, February 7, at Northern Lights, 3474 Andover Road (State Route 417 East) , starts at 7AM at https://bit.ly/4b01jYj. A second monthly registration day will be February 19 for a February 21 distribution at … Read more

Pop-up Pantry at Wellsville is canceled today

Today’s Pop-Up Pantry (PUP) free food distribution at the Wellsville campus of Alfred State College has been canceled due to the cold weather. The schedule for first and third Wednesday distributions for the next five months, through June, other than one on April 29 which still is to be determined, also has been established. Registration … Read more

December pop up food pantries and holiday box distribution set

Two December free pop up food pantry distributions, including a holiday box, have been scheduled for next month at Wellsville. Both pop up pantries, hosted by ACCORD of Belmont, will be held at Northern Lights, 3474 Andover Road (State Route 417 East), on December 6 and 20, with the latter event involving the holiday box. … Read more

Friendship churches join together to host free community Family Day Celebration next week

Several Friendship churches are joining together next week for a new community Family Day Celebration and Wellness Fair, with a simple meal, kid’s games, hundreds of dollars in giveaways and prizes, and information on community resources which can benefit individuals and families being provided. The free event will be held from 5PM to 7PM on … Read more

Allegany Hope, Houghton University and more at Families Pavilion today at Wellsville

Mostly sunny skies are expected to greet thousands of visitors today as more than a dozen Christian organizations participate in a Families Pavilion as part of the annual Main Street Festival in Wellsville, an adjunct to the Great Wellsville Balloon Rally weekend. Houghton University and Allegany Hope will be among organizations highlighting the activity, organized … Read more

Breakfast and lunch summer meals sites open for children and youth in Allegany and adjoining counties

Dozens of summer meals sites for children and teens have opened for up to five weeks in dozens of locations in Allegany and neighboring counties in New York and Pennsylvania, with thousands more nationwide. At least 16 sites in county schools, libraries, a youth center and a church are providing free lunches and, sometimes, breakfasts … Read more

Free Farmers Markets coupons for seniors distribution starts next week

The annual distribution for $25 Farmers Markets coupons will begin next week. The Allegany County Office for the Aging will have booklets available Monday at its offices at 6086 State Route 19, Belmont, through September 30, and at various locations throughout the county, many at senior luncheon sites, during July, and the Senior Picnic at … Read more

Check out our Community Calendar for what is going on today through the weekend and beyond

Dozens of free and primarily-free activities have been added to our exclusive Allegany Hope Community Calendar which can be accessed through the link above or at https://bit.ly/3AzhV9C. There are events for everyone — individuals, children and families of all ages — which range from gardening, mental health, television collections, classic car exhibits, arts, crafts, cooking … Read more

Free cooking classes to be held at Wellsville

The Wellsville Salvation Army will be hosting free weekly cooking nutrition education classes next month and into July for area residents. The 5PM Wednesday sessions, to be held at its facilities at 25 East Pearl Street, will start June 7 and continue through July 12, with limited registrations available at (585) 593-2640. Classes, with children … Read more

Free community meal includes Saturday movie in Wellsville

This month’s free community meal in Wellsville for individuals and families will include the optional Inside Out movie. In what has become a monthly event, the David A. Howe Public Library at 155 North Main Street will host the luncheon, starting at noon Saturday, March 18, with the movie beginning an hour later. No registration … Read more

Allegany Hope radio interview notes importance of government transparency

Allegany Hope‘s focus on Building Healthy Communities Through Healthy FamiliesTM has been highlighted by the Family Life Network (FLN) of radio stations across Central and Western New York and Pennsylvania. A news interview of Allegany Hope Executive Director and Community News Editor Casey Jones highlights how our emphasis on local government transparency is essential for … Read more