The Assumption Food Pantry will host a Spaghetti Supper this month to help continue its mission of feeding the hungry on Syracuse's north side.
In December 2012, the food pantry was faced with the possibility that it might have to close its doors because of too few donations and not enough money. The community rallied in support of Assumption Food Pantry. It also caught the attention of car dealer Billy Fuccillo and his son, who decided to donate up to $50,000, encouraged Central New Yorkers to give and then matched donations up to that amount.
The Assumption Food Pantry is still open today thanks to those generous donations. It serves an average of about 400 households each month.
The Spaghetti Supper is a fundraiser for the food pantry, looking to raise money so it can continue feeding the hungry. It will take place on April 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and includes dinner, desserts, raffles and musical entertainment provided Greg Hoover & Friends.
Tickets can be purchased at the door. It costs $10 for adults and $8 for children.