Mission: Outreach center where all communities, churches and individuals can come together and serve those in need. Operate as a clothing and household thrift store, food pantry, soup kitchen and homeless shelter. We serve everyone with dignity and love as our heavenly father would. Our volunteers are from various churches and operate as the hands and feet of Christ to everyone who comes through our door.
Results: 15,632 people served from our center last year 13 families were sheltered at our center last year 146 families a month are served each month with food 38 children received backpacks from our Back 2 School program on average 23 people receive a free lunch from us each Friday over 400 families a month come into our center for assistance
Target demographics: the village of Cattaraugus and surrounding communities
Direct beneficiaries per year: 6 other agencies in 3 counties, over 15,000 people with food, clothing or shelter services in our area.
Geographic areas served: Feeding the hungry, clothing and supplying trade program, and furniture & appliance assistance, emergency housing
Programs: Food pantry, community kitchen, Summer Lunch and Backpack program, community outreach shelter, crisis services, clothing exchange, household supplies and furniture, baby formula and diapers, car seat program and nutrition education