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Virtual Tour – Submit Your Materials/Record your Comments

The virtual tour finale will feature a variety of content – all accessible via the Internet, so everybody can join us as we celebrate the success of the tour and look forward to where it leads us now. We would

Save the Date! Virtual Poverty Tour Wrap Up Thursday, December 11th

Virtual Poverty Tour Wrap Up Thursday, December 11th After an exhilarating year, From Poverty to Opportunity: NYS Community Action Poverty Tour 2014 is in the home stretch. It has truly been inspiring to visit over two dozen communities and we

Romayne’s Story

Hello my name is Romayne and I come to share my story with all of you. I had been living in my daughters garage for about one year before moving into the Derby. I was sleeping in a green lawn

Kenny’s Story

Hello my name is Kenny and I would like to share my story of how CCA has impacted my life with all of you. I have been homeless several times over the years. When I lived in Texas, I lived

Community Action Helped Me Build a Life.

Community Action helped me build a life. The expectation placed on seniors upon high school graduation is usually something like this: get a college education, get a job, get married, then have kids. My life path went like this: graduate,

Community Action Provides Mom Opportunity

I’m a senior citizen, and a 32 year employee of a Community Acton Agency in Watertown, New York. Before joining the agency, I was on social services, a single working parent (mother to 4) who struggled to make ends meet.

McGowan Awards $50,000 to Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc.

Press Release 8/28/2014 Penn Yan, NY-The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has graciously awarded a $50,000 grant to Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. for two programs.  Marianne Brand, McGowan Charitable Fund Board Director shares, “McGowan Charitable Fund is