Community Partner Events

SUNY Oswego SEFA partners with many organizations doing important charitable work across Oswego County. Below are non-SEFA events hosted by our community partners for those interested in offering them additional support.

Oswego Elks' Weber Gas Grill Raffle

Now through June 18th, raffle tickets are on sale for a Weber gas grill worth $850. The winner will be picked just in time for Father's Day!

Tickets are: $5 each, 3/$10 or 7/$20.  Tickets can be purchased by calling Michelle Turner at (315) 591-5642.

Proceeds from this raffle are used to fund the Oswego Elks' fall charity event that supports local charities.

United Way Chicken BBQ at Woodchuck Saloon

Thursday, Mar 31, 2022, noon - 3 pm or until sold out

Don't miss out! These Chicken BBQ events almost always sell out, so please order ahead online using the link below. 

  • Cost: $12 (includes half chicken, Woodchuck-style beans, salt potatoes, and a roll)
  • Where: Woodchuck Saloon, 1 Mitchell Street, Oswego, NY
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Galentine's Day Brunch - United Way

Feb 13, 2022, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

United Way of Greater Oswego County invites the community to participate in their inaugural “Galentine’s Day Brunch” at Curtis Manor. Brunch guests will enjoy food and beverages as they experience entertainment and an exclusive shopping exhibition, all while knowing their participation is helping support United Way of Greater Oswego County. 

Tickets start at $45 for food, cocktails, shopping experience, and live music. VIP tickets $60.

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15th Annual Stone Soup Luncheon

Nov 10, 2021, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

United Way of Greater Oswego County invites the community to their annual Stone Soup Luncheon, with soups donated by Vona's, Pressbox, Canales, Skip's Fish Fry and Oswego Country Club. In exchange for their luncheon, attendees are asked to donate $5 and a non-perishable food item to support three local food pantries.

The event is held at Christ the Good Shepherd Church – Priory Hall, which is located in the basement of Christ the Good Shepherd Church, parking located at E. 4th & Mohawk Streets.

Oswego Elks' Charity Event Supporting OCO & Peaceful Remedies

October 16, 2021, advance tickets required

Oswego Elks Lodge #271 is hosting a charity event to benefit Peaceful Remedies and OCO's PATH program. Peaceful Remedies provides holistic healing support for people impacted by life-altering illnesses. Oswego County Opportunities' PATH (Program to Assist Teenage Homelessness) is a "transitional living program for homeless young people, ages 16 – 21 that provides the opportunity to learn independent living skills, complete educational goals and to become a responsible member of the community."

The event involves live music, food/beverages, and drawings for prizes.

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Kick Off Cook Off

September 10-30, 2021

The Kickoff Cookoff (or KOCO for short) is an annual event to kickoff the start of United Way of Central New York's campaign season. Join us as we partner up with 20 local restaurants for 20 days of food, fundraising and fun! 

Where: Any participating restaurant in CNY
How: Enjoy any KOCO item 9/10 - 9/30 OR dine in/takeout from United Way Day restaurants on their designated dateCheck out the calendar below or download a PDF!
Why: 
Money raised through KOCO will benefit 64 local area programs through the United Way of Central New York Community Program Fund. Not to mention, by dining with our local restaurants, you're helping to support our local business community.  

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United Way of Greater Oswego County's 26th Annual Golf Tournament

Save the Date!  Monday, July 12, 2021 at Oswego Country Club

This premier event helps fund our promise to build successful kids: help seniors and people with disabilities live rich, independent lives; and meet basic human needs in our community.

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Peaceful Remedies' Miles for Mary

July 1-30, 2021

Join us for the annual "Miles for Mary" Virtual Challenge beginning July 1 through July 30, Mary’s birthday and Mary E Gosek Day in the City of Oswego, NY. Walk, run, bike, kayak or swim as many miles as you can between the above dates.

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Oswego YMCA Harborfest 5k Run/Walk

Saturday, July 24th at 8:30am

The Oswego YMCA's 32nd annual Run/Walk is a long-standing tradition celebrating fun and fitness in the Oswego community. Even though the three-day Harborfest festival is canceled, this YMCA fundraising event is ON!

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OCO Glow-A-Fun Golf Tournament

August 20, 2021, starting at dusk

OCO's “Glow-A-Fun” Night Golf Tournament is a glow ball golf tournament being held at Tamarack Golf course located in Oswego. Teams of four will tee off with special glow-in-the-dark golf balls as they take on the challenging course in an exciting “Best Ball” tournament.

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