Open Door Mission announces signups for holiday food baskets for Owego and Waverly

The Tioga County Open Door Mission will once again be holding annual holiday food basket sign ups beginning Oct. 1, and ending Oct. 31. Owego residents may sign up Monday through Wednesday at the Open Door Mission’s outreach department located at 425 North Ave., Owego, N.Y.

Owego residents who need a food basket delivered, may request a delivery for both holidays. Clients wishing to receive Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets must sign up in the month of October for both baskets.

Distribution dates are as follows for Owego residents: Thanksgiving baskets will be distributed starting Nov. 12, and ending Nov. 14. Christmas baskets for Owego residents will be distributed beginning Dec. 17 and ending Dec. 19.

And for the first time, beginning this year, residents of Waverly, N.Y. may receive a holiday food basket at the Red Door located at 359 Broad St. in Waverly. Waverly residents must sign up at this same location.

Waverly residents may receive Thanksgiving baskets on Friday, Nov. 16 only. The Christmas basket for Waverly residents will be distributed on Friday, Dec. 21 only.

For more information, call the Open Door Mission at 687-1121.