Food $en$e is back!
Registration for the September Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held at First United Methodist Church in Rome, the First Baptist Church in Rome, and the Lake Delta Fire Department.
All sites will be following CDC guidelines, requiring masks and social distancing.
Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by the Central New York Food Bank. Everyone is welcome to participate. There are no income guidelines. The $20.50 per unit cost is payable at the time of registration by cash or food stamps. Multiple units can be purchased. There are also extras which can be purchased with or without the basic unit. Sign-ups are scheduled at:
• First United Methodist Church, 400 N. George St.: Registration will be held Sunday, Sept. 13, from noon-1 p.m.
Registrations, for pickup at First United Methodist, will also be accepted from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays, through Thursday, Sept. 10, at the First Baptist Church, 301 W. Embargo St.
The food may be picked up Friday, Sept. 25, between noon and 2 p.m. in First United Methodist Church. Sign-ups for the following month will also be accepted when picking up food. For information, call 315-336-1740.
• Those participating in the Town of Lee program can place orders Thursday, Sept. 3, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Delta Fire Department, 8508 Elmer Hill Road.
Orders may be picked up on Sept. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 315-336-0742 or 315-358-4150.
The September package includes chicken breast kabobs, Italian meatballs, veal patties, Italian sausage, ground turkey, cheese ravioli, mozzarella cheese, spaghetti sauce, broccoli blend, diced tomatoes, fresh apples, and fresh carrots.
Specials, which may be purchased in addition to the package or separately, are:
Pork Loin:8 lbs. (avg.) for $15.
Stuffed Chicken: 2 lbs., $8.50 — stuffed with apples and cranberries.
Shrimp: 3 lbs. for $13.75
— breaded shrimp, contains 16-20 shrimp per pound.
Meatloaf: 2 lbs. for $7 — made with 100% ground beef.
American Cheese: 5 lbs. for $13 - not individually wrapped.
Macaroni & Cheese: 6 lbs. for $10 - family-sized Stouffers’ product.
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