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NEWS AND EVENTS

 
       

Domestic Violence Services Fundraiser

Bridges Out of Poverty

Poverty Simulation

Open House/Ribbon Cutting & Speakout

Generations Bank

Holiday Shopping FORE! a Cause

Wear Purple Day

The Purple Tie Event

Employee Appreciation Night Sponsored by OneSource Financial

Weedsport Summer Festival

Doug's Fish Fry ToGo!

Taste for Community Action

Self Esteem Runway Show

Head Start Art Show

Ride for a Cause

Bikers 4 Bridget

Take Back the Night

Dining to End Hunger

Family Development Gives Thanks

Food Pantry Receives Donations

 

Domestic Violence Services Fundraiser
June 5, Buffalo Wild Wings, Auburn NY

All day long, Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 20% of all food and beverage sales (including alcohol) back to CSCAA's Domestic Violence Services unit. Customers must present a ticket to their server in order for our Agency to receive the give-back. Thanks for your support!

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Bridges Out of Poverty Community-Wide Bridges Out of Poverty Training: Strategies for Professionals and Communities
May 21, 10 am - 3 pm, Springside Inn

Bridges Out of Poverty provides a comprehensive approach to understanding the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty from the individual to the systemic level. Throughout the training, participants will receive specific strategies for improving outcomes for people living in poverty, but the focus will be to provide a broad overview of concepts. REGISTER TODAYA limited number of scholarships are available for those in need. Thank You to Our Sponsors: Allyn Foundation/Welch Allyn Employees, Kiwanis Club of Auburn, Springside Inn and Walmart.
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Poverty Simulation Cayuga County Community-Wide Poverty Simulation
May 15, 9 am - 11 am, West Middle School

The Cayuga County Community-Wide Poverty Simulation provides participants with the opportunity to assume the role of a low-income family member living on a limited budget.  By the end of the Simulation, you will have a deeper understanding of the classic struggles of the poor, you will be able to better empathize with people living in poverty, and you will learn how you can help solve this pervasive social problem. This event is free and open to the public; registration required. Register for the Poverty Simulation.
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Open House

Open House, Ribbon Cutting & Voices of Poverty Speakout, 89 York Street, Auburn
May 14, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate our recent move to 89 York Street, Auburn NY and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty! This event will include tours of our new facility, light refreshments, and a brief program including proclamation and customer speakouts. More information HERE!

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CSCAA receives $250,000 gift from Generations Bank to open a Homeless Women's Shelter in Waterloo, NY

With the help of a $250,000 gift from Generations Bank, Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc. (CSCAA) recently purchased 23 Center Street in Waterloo, NY, a former convent that serves as the Agency’s Seneca Programs Office. These funds will now help CSCAA renovate the building’s upper floor into a 5-bedroom emergency shelter for homeless women in Seneca County. View the full press release for more information.

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Holiday Shopping FORE! a Cause
November 16, 2013 ~ 9 am - 4 pm
Venue: Owasco Country Club

Local vendors, visits with Santa, Christmas carols by Julie Howard, raffles! Proceeds to benefit the Cayuga County Christmas Elf, providing toys to children in need in Cayuga County. Vendors include 31 Products (Brittany Barski), Ancient Archive Designs (jewelry), Balloons, Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency (art cards), Dick & Maddie's Just Desserts, Elements Hair Salon, Kerstetters (painted furniture), Lia Sophia (Toni Giannettino), Mark Flurschutz (golf attire, accessories and equipment), Mary Saxton (wine accessories), Nash's Art Supply, Origami Owl (jewelry by Maggie Gilfilian), Reflections Dermatology, Rose McNabb (toy distributor), Sue Nangle (photography), Toro Run Winery.

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Wear Purple Day
October 16, 2013 ~ 12 pm ~ Cayuga County Courthouse Steps

This will be the 4th year that Cayuga County joins the statewide “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign, which is spearheaded by the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. We will recognize this important day with a brief event starting at noon. Please join us and show your support for victims of domestic violence, and your commitment to ending this crime in our county. Our goal is to turn Cayuga County purple on that day, along with the rest of the state. Hope to see you there!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/1374226056149029

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The Purple Tie Event

The Purple Tie Event
September 27, 2013 ~ 5:30 pm - 9 pm ~ Springside Inn

Join us for this first annual fundraiser to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Music by Diana Jacobs & Midnite Mood, Live Auction & Raffles, Food, Cash Bar, Signature Drinks! The Purple Tie Event will benefit CSCAA’s Domestic Violence Services Department which provides residential and nonresidential services for victims of domestic violence in Cayuga County. Sign up through Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/151885795018562.

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OneSource Financial Sponsors Employee Appreciation Night

CSCAA Employee Appreciation Night @ Doubledays
August 31, 5:00 pm - ?

OneSource Financial is sharing a thank you gesture from the Auburn Doubledays for housing 12 Doubledays players this summer. OneSource Financial is partnering with CSCAA to offer an Employee Appreciation Event at the Auburn Doubleday’s Baseball Stadium. This event includes a pre-game picnic with hamburgers, hotdogs and drinks, and general admission tickets to the game for 100 people! Read the full press release.

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2013 Weedsport Summer Festival
August 10, 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Organized by the Weedsport Chamber of Commerce, proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated to CSCAA's Domestic Violence Services Department. The Weedsport Summer Festival offers a full day of exciting events and activities, including a softball tournament, walk-a-thon, ice cream social, movie in the park, family games and activities. Sign up through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/456152097795182.

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Doug's Fish Fry ToGo!
August 2, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Starlite Lanes Parking Lot, Routes 5 & 20, Auburn NY
10% of all sales will be donated to CSCAA to support over 15 programs and services.
Doug’s Fish Fry ToGo! will offer numerous menu items including fish, scallops, oysters, shrimp, clams and side dishes. Customers can pre-order August 2 from 9 am - 4 pm by calling Doug’s at 607-423-5996.

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Taste for Community Action
July 18, 5:00-7:30 pm ~ Auburn Holiday Inn

Join us for this fun-filled evening! This event features music by Joe Whiting and Terry Quill, silent auction and tastings from the area's finest restaurants, wineries, breweries, bakeries, and farms. Dozens of vendors committed to date and more to come! Advanced tickets are on sale now for $30 and are fully tax deductible; click on the Add to Cart button to buy yours today! www.cscaa.com/taste2013.html

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The Self Esteem Runway Show
June 30, 6:00 pm ~ Auburn Public Theater

Created by Auburn High School student and professional model, Ally Berry, The Self-Esteem Runway Show is Auburn's first ever fashion show fundraiser. Proceeds will be donated to the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency's Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) and SAVAR (Sexual Assault Victims Advocate Resource). Speakers from both agencies will be on hand at information tables to answer questions. Purchase tickets online for $15 at http://auburnpublictheater.com/events.php?eventID=336.

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Hands In for Head Start Art Exhibition:
Opening Reception June 7, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Congressman Maffei's Office, 30 Dill Street, Auburn NY. Celebrate artwork created by Head Start and Early Head Start Children from Cayuga County ages 2-5 years old. Light refreshments provided.

Hands In for Head Start is a nationwide initiative to demonstrate to members of Congress how many children and families are impacted by Head Start and Early Head Start programming. Work will be on display throughout the month of June. Sign up through Facebook or just show up: https://www.facebook.com/events/560350630670491.

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RideForACause

Ride for a Cause

MAY 19 at 11 AM
Join in the fun with a thrilling bike ride with Abate of New York Cayuga County Chapter, and help raise food donations for the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency's food pantries. The ride will be about 80 miles with three stops. Meet in the parking lot of CSCAA, 65 State Street in Auburn at 11:00 am. Please bring non-perishable food items and toiletries to donate. Kickstands up at noon!

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Bikers 4 Bridget

Bikers for Bridget

On Saturday, May 18, 2013, the Bikers 4 Bridget Committee will host "Bikers 4 Bridget 2nd Annual Memorial Run." Registration begins at 9 am at the SK Post 1324 located at 168 State Street, Auburn. The cost of registration is $25 per biker and $15 per rider. This includes the ride, a T-shirt and a chicken dinner. If you wish to participate but don't own a motorcycle, you may ride the route in a car.

The run will commence at 10 am with a bike blessing. Immediately following, the caravan of bikes and cars will start the trek, riding south down Route 41A. After making a pit stop at the Lake Como Inn in Moravia, riders will head north on Route 38A back to Auburn for a chicken dinner at Big Kahuna’s restaurant.

For those individuals not participating in the ride, you can join up at Big Kahuna’s for live entertainment and numerous raffles. Chicken dinners ($10) and commemorative T-shirts will be available for purchase. Patty Weaver at Site I has 50/50 raffle tickets available for purchase, $1 each or 6 for $5. The winner will be drawn at the event.

Bridget Bell was a 29 year old Auburn woman who was murdered in her home on November 21, 2011. Ryan Brahney, the father of Bridget’s young son, was ultimately convicted of her murder. This year the money raised will be given to the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency’s Domestic Violence Intervention Program. If you have questions, please contact Patty Weaver at 255-1703 ext. 153.

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Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night will be held Wednesday April 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in Downtown Auburn. The event kicks off with a March starting at 6:00 pm from Memorial City Hall, 24 South Street. The March will be followed by a Rally on the steps of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm, and will include Survivor Speak Outs, Messages from Community Members and Musical Performances. Take Back the Night (No More Secrets) T-Shirts are available for purchase for $10-$12.

Take Back the Night supports Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, and Domestic Violence during National Crime Victim’s Week. Take Back the Night is a community event where citizens speak out against violence against people. This event is hosted by Cayuga Counseling Services Sexual Assault Victims Advocate Resource and Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency Domestic Violence Services.

Invite your friends and family through our Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/148713698627872/

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Dining to End Hunger

Dining to End Hunger

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to support Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency's food pantries! On March 11, all day long, The Auburn Ale House will donate 20% of all food purchases (including takeout) to CSCAA's Hunger Relief Campaign. Participate in Trivia Night at the Ale House from 6-9 PM. Invite your friends and family to join in the fun! Funds raised will support C/SCAA's food pantries located at 1 Brookfield Place, Auburn and 23 Center Street, Waterloo. Last year, C/SCAA provided over 3000 food baskets and served over 12,000 individuals in need.

Invite your friends and family through our Facebook event at: http://www.facebook.com/events/422477911172177

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Family Development Gives Thanks

Sincere thanks to the following supporters for donating to our Agency's Food Pantry:

  1. Rev. John Gathenya & Parishioners at Holy Family Church, for organizing multiple food drives throughout the year;
  2. Rev. Frank Loi, Ms. Kathleen Lipford & Parishioners at St. Mary’s Church, for organizing multiple food drives throughout the year; and
  3. Panera Bread management & staff for weekly donations of extra bread and pastries

We would also like to thank Mr. James Breslin, Regional Director of Program Development at the Rescue Mission, for continued Family Development program support, organization of a food drive and donations of excess food to the Agency's Food Pantry!

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Food Pantry Receives Donations

Many thanks to the following donors for giving to the Agency's Food Pantry:

Calimeri Post: $500
Welch-Allyn Final Assembly Department: $363
Welch Allyn Fabrications Department: $220

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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
   
         
    Site 3 - Free Clothing
phone: 315-252-0038
   
         
    Seneca
phone: 315-539-5647
 
       
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