Program Policies

Client Policies

.Food Pantry Policies

  • Client of CazCares will receive food free of charge.
  • Clients of CazCares will always receive food that meets the local, state, and federal standards for food safety.

Christmas Program Policies

  • Clients must be regular clients of CazCares and must sign-up before Thanksgiving to participate.
  • Clients must have a current record card on file.
  • Children under age 13 are eligible to receive Christmas gifts which will be chosen by parents during a private appointment.
  • Each family must pick up its own Christmas basket.

Back To School Program Policies

  • To be considered a client of CazCares, your family must have a record card on file. If you live outside the Cazenovia School District you must have signed the pantry transfer form.
  • Only children listed on the pantry record will be given school supplies.
  • School supplies are intended to help you with your back to school list but may not cover the entire list required by your school’s teacher.

Client Volunteering Policy

  • Due to a possible conflict of interest, we kindly ask that clients do not volunteer.