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Food $en$e

A nutritious and economical way to stretch your food dollars

Food $en$e is a monthly food buying co-op for anyone who wants to stretch their grocery dollars. This program provides a monthly box of 12-15 staple grocery items at a discounted price.

There are no qualifications, no subscription, and no requirements to participate.

Each package costs $20.50 without limitation to the number of packages you may buy. Items vary month to month with rotating specials.


Catholic Charities Oneida/Madison County is a host site for Food Bank of Central New York’s Food $en$e program

Please visit for more information on the program and to view the monthly menu.



EBT and cash payment orders must be placed in person at

Catholic Charities located at 1408 Genesee St. in Utica.

Monday-Friday 9am to 3pm.

Payment is due at time of order.

Online ordering is now available for orders that are placed with a

debit or credit card via the following link:


To contact us regarding Food $en$e by phone:

Deinna Granato

Administrative Assistant

(315) 724-2158 ext. 2248

By e-mail:

Kala Flynn

Community Outreach Program Manager


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