Food Pantry Coming to Oneida


Volunteers Chris Valerio, left, and John Renfer, center, and Church on the Rock Pastor Jeff Leahey construct shelving that will soon hold non-perishables at the new food pantry at the Oneida church. The food pantry is an outreach project for the needy by the Church on the Rock, the Gorman Foundation, and the […]

Non-Profit Consortium Growing

(Oneida, NY – June 2012) The Oneida Area Non-Profit Consortium recently celebrated its two year anniversary in April. The Consortium was originally created by Hank Leo, CEO of the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley and President of the Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce, to get non-profits in the Oneida and surrounding communities together to talk […]

Rock the Block Party is this Saturday

(Oneida, NY – June 2011) Church on the Rock will hold its Rock the Block Party on Saturday June 18 from 1 to 7 p.m. at 119 East Railroad St.

Activities scheduled include free entertainment with live bands, bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts, free horseback rides, games, giveaways and a special section with […]

Calling All Youth!


Madison County Youth Bureau

By Tina Louis

(Madison County, NY – April 2011) Community Action’s Mentoring Program is coordinating volunteer cleanup activities at Sullivan Park in Chittenango on Thursday April 28 from 3 to 6 p.m.

The Mentoring Program links youth with adult mentors who can provide a positive role modeling experience, a […]

Youth Volunteer Opportunities Abound


Madison County Youth Bureau

By Tina Louis

(Madison County, NY – April 2011) National Volunteer Week is April 10 through the 16. Youth groups in Madison County are doing their part to give back to their local communities and beyond during the week and throughout the month of April. According to the Corporation for […]

Youth-Adult Partnerships Participate in National Volunteer Week


By Tina Louis

BEST members from left shown are Jackie Donlon, Samantha Whittaker, Lindsey Plows, Breanna Rogers, and volunteer for the day, Michael Donlon during a trash pickup at Brookfield Town Park, Aug. 18, 2010.

Madison County Youth Bureau

(Madison County, NY – March 2011) How many volunteers does it take to […]