Friendship church adds Blessings Box for food and other items to its outreach activities

Friendship area residents will be able to share food supplies and other items with others as the result of a new outreach by a local church. The United Church of Friendship has installed a Blessings Box outside its parking lot/handicapped ramp entrance at 31 East Main Street, with foodstuffs and other items, such as diapers … 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 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

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

Cuba food distribution closure to impact Western Allegany County residents

Residents of Western Allegany County who have been relying on free food distributions at five different locations will have services interrupted next month. Representatives of an Allegany County Food Coalition are expected to meet this week to try to determine how to overcome closure of the Cuba Cultural Center food distribution system at the end … Read more

Lots of weekend activities available, which includes Saturday sunshine

Nearly a dozen identified free and primarily-free activities are scheduled for individuals and families from today through Sunday throughout Allegany County. On our exclusive Allegany Hope Community News and Calendar, found through the link under our header at the top of this page, or at, you can learn details about a Healthy Kids Day … Read more

Free food distribution is today in Canaseraga

Free food distribution is occurring this morning in Canaseraga. Bridge of Hope Ministries at 29 North Church Street is hosting this first Saturday of the month drive-through activity. Further information is available at (607) 545-9931. For information on other free and primarily-free events occurring throughout Allegany County and beyond, check out our Allegany Hope Community … Read more