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Hunger should never be a choice. But for many, it is.
People in poverty face difficult choices, often stretching dollars between competing basic needs like food, heat, and housing. CSCAA provides over 3,000 food baskets each year to feed individuals and families in need through two food pantries, one in Auburn and one in Waterloo. Both function as emergency umbrella pantries serving people countywide. In 2015, the Agency started a backpack program to provide nutritious food over the weekend to children enrolled in our Head Start program in Auburn. We are also launching a mobile food pantry to deliver healthy groceries to homebound and isolated residents in both counties.

We are always seeking support to help sustain our hunger relief efforts. There are many ways to help. Consider donating non-perishable food donations directly to our food pantry sites located at:

  • Cayuga County: 89 York Street, Auburn NY
  • Seneca County: 23 Center Street, Waterloo NY

Jeans Day Allocations
Does your company organize Jeans Day to raise funds for local causes? Consider donating your Jeans Day collection to CSCAA's Hunger Relief efforts.

How Make a Monetary Donation
Make an online donation using our secure PayPal account above. Or, checks can be made out to Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency and mailed to the Agency at 89 York Street, Suite 1, Auburn NY 13021. To make sure your donation supports the food pantry, please write Hunger Relief on the check.

Help Us Fill the Shelves!
To get involved, contact Chris Ehlers, Director of Food Security at 315-255-1703 x109 (


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Site I – Administrative Offices, Domestic Violence Services, Energy Services,Family Developmet, Healthy Families
phone: 315-255-1703
    Site 2 -Early Childhood Development
phone: 315-252-0038
phone: 315-539-5647
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