No income requirements. No obligation. Just good food at low prices!
Food $en$e is a program of the Food Bank of CNY designed to help individuals and families save money on their monthly food bill. The program is open to anyone and everyone, there are no income or other requirements to participate and no obligation. New menus are offered each month featuring a variety of different food items. For more information on the DeWitt location, contact the Recreation Office at (315) 446-3910 x 9. Click here for the current Food Sense menu.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Food $en$e?
A program of the Food Bank of Central New York designed to help individuals and families stretch their food dollars by ordering quality food at low prices.
How much does it cost?
Each food unit costs $20.50. Specials are individually priced.
Do I qualify?
Yes! There are no income requirements. If you like to save money, this program is for you!
If I place an order, do I prevent someone else from ordering?
Not at all! There is no limit to the number of orders we can place. In fact, by placing an order with us, you help ensure the continuation of the program at our location...the more orders the better!
How does it work?
Orders must be placed before the deadline each month, then customers return for their food on the designated pick up day.
What form of payment is accepted?
Cash or EBT are accepted at time of order.
When/where can I place an order?
Orders can be placed at the DeWitt Town Hall in the Recreation Office, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. Full payment is due when you place your order.
How much food is in a package?
A standard food unit contains about 12 items, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, and staple food items. A majority of the items are frozen.
When will I receive my food?
Food delivery dates vary monthly but will always be one Wednesday toward the end of each month from 12:30-2:30pm. You will know in advance the specific date. Food will not be held after the designated pick up date.
Tell me about food pick up.
Food MUST be claimed on the scheduled pick up date/time otherwise we will consider it a donation. If you have a conflict, you may have somebody else claim the order with your receipt. Food must be picked up at the DeWitt Town Hall either in the foyer or in the Recreation Office.
How do I get monthly updates?
Sign up for the Food Sense email list using the form above or by sending a message to email@example.com. We will send you monthly menus and reminders. Don't worry, we won't send you any spam and you can unsubscribe at anytime!