Category Archives: Partner Agency

Deposit Foundation Transportation Program provides extra service when need arises


Anna and her husband Joe are long-time clients of the volunteer Transportation Program of the Deposit Foundation and Rural Housing Services, which receives funds from United Way of Broome County. They depend on it to get to all of their … Continue reading

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American Civic Association helps abused woman obtain “green card”


Katrina entered the American Civic Association and asked if the organization could assist her in obtaining a permanent residency permit issued to non-citizens, commonly called a “green card”. She explained that she was a recent immigrant from Haiti and is … Continue reading

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Day of Caring activities, originally planned for tomorrow, have been CANCELLED


All Day of Caring activities, originally scheduled for tomorrow (Friday, September 9) in Broome and Tioga Counties, have been cancelled because of the area flooding. This includes the Morning of Remembrance program, planned for 8 a.m. at Oakdale Mall, and … Continue reading

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Young mother escapes abusive husband at SOS Shelter


Heather, a young mother of two children, Zachary and Kayla, had married Ryan less than two years after her divorce from Cody, the father of both children. It was her attempt to provide a stable life for the kids. Things … Continue reading

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American Red Cross program makes life easier for military families


Because no one has been drafted into the military to serve in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the average age of those in military service is older than in previous wars. Therefore, more of those in the military have … Continue reading

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