It's not too late to make a difference in your heating bill by performing maintenance around the house to make your home more energy efficient. Here are a few tips! Air Sealing. Gaps around pipes, chimneys and unfinished spaces can cause homes to lose heat and become drafty. You can seal these holes with caulking compounds [...]
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A free Thanksgiving dinner will be served by Longfellows at EOC’s Soup Kitchen from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28. The Soup Kitchen is located at the Presbyterian New England Congregational Church, 24 Circular St., in Saratoga Springs. All are welcome.
Saratoga County residents who may need a hand this Thanksgiving are encouraged to reach out to Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC). EOC provides over 800 Thanksgiving baskets each year to neighbors in need. Each basket contains fresh produce, including potatoes, apples and carrots, as well as the staples every Thanksgiving meal needs like stuffing [...]
No one should be hungry on Thanksgiving. Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) works hard to turn that into a reality by providing Thanksgiving baskets to over 800 families in need throughout Saratoga County each year. But we cannot do it without community support. There are a wide range of ways to help EOC provide [...]
Visión: a look at life behind the scenes brings the community together to support Saratoga’s immigrants
Join Somos Cien to help EOC and LCAP continue to provide vital programs for backstretch workers, year-round immigrant families The community turned out in force for Visión: a look behind the scenes, standing in solidarity with Saratoga’s immigrant community on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the 1863 Club Patio at the Saratoga Race Course. [...]
NYRA to host Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council Food Drive during Opening Weekend at Saratoga Race Course
Fans who donate at least three items receive a 2018 Saratoga baseball cap and will be entered to win tickets to the Runhappy Travers SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will welcome the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) to Saratoga Race Course during Opening Weekend of the 2019 [...]
EOC recognizes AIM Services, Green and Healthy Homes Initative and Saratoga Springs-Wilton Elks Lodge #161
Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) presented three organizations with National Community Action Awards in celebration of their dedication to low-income families and communities on Thursday, May 23, at the EOC soup kitchen in Saratoga. EOC will recognize AIM Services, Green & [...]
The community came together to support the food programs at Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) raising $82,000 during [...]
The Latino Community Advocacy Program (LCAP) offers free English as a Second Language classes and tutoring for people living in Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. Classes are held 9 - 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Friday at 39 Bath St. in Ballston Spa. Tutoring is available for those who cannot make it at that time. All [...]
Over the next few months, our food pantry will transition over to a choice pantry. This will allow customers to select their own food to complement items they may already have at home and craft the meals that work best for their family, rather than have a volunteer pick their food. In addition, EOC [...]