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Southside Community Center, Inc.
Donation Request Letter
215 Partridge St. (PO Box 4187)
Elmira NY 14904

To Whom It May Concern:
The Southside Community Center, Inc. (SCC) has proudly been providing out of
school time childcare, educational, enriching programming for 45-years.
SCC provides a safe and empowering environment for school age children
completely 100% FREE to children and families. SCC operates Monday - Friday
2 pm - 6 pm. Children receive a healthy nutritious snack upon arrival and each
night at 5pm we serve a hot homestyle dinner. Looking back over 2021 SCC had
its challenges as did many with COVID-19, however through the struggles, SCC
proudly stayed strong to help the children and families as they strive to be
their best selves.

SCC proudly engaged with 2,810 youth, we served 1,727 healthy nutritious
snacks, and 1,040 home style dinners. Our youth were able to experience arts
and culture through educational field trips and in-house enrichment programming.
SCC staff are dedicated in empower children and families to grow and becomes
their best selves. Your generous donation will help support SCC programming
as we help children and families strive to be their best selves.
Examples of areas of support are:
• $10.00 Donation can help to provide healthy nutritious snacks.
• $25.00 Donation will help to provide craft/educational/enrichment supplies.
• $50.00 Donation will help to provide sport and recreation equipment.
• $100.00 Donation would sponsor a youth for a month.
• $500.00 Donation would fund two fieldtrips/transportation for our youth.

On behalf of SCC Board of Directors, Leadership, Staff, and of course, our
youth we would like to thank you in advance for your generous donation.

Kindest Regards,
Executive Officers 
President - Aaron Alsheimer
Vice President - Aletha Rollins
Secretary - Diane Wilbur
Treasurer - Tammy Little

Tammy Miller
Sandy Micknich-Clark

Youth Program Director
- Anthony Charles Novakowski



The donation of any items not on this list requires prior approval by the director. The Center can not accept any items to be given away to the youth, except for school supplies, winter hats, mittens, and gloves. We suggest you donate all other items of clothing to the Samaritan Center at 380 South Main.

Any questions about our donation policy, feel free to contact us!


Daily Supplies

  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Copy paper
  • Triangle Fund
  • Pens and pencils
  • Duct tape

Craft and Fun

  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Construction paper
  • Craft paint
  • Glue sticks
  • Stamp pads
  • Fabric
  • Sewing needles
  • Board games
  • Decks of cards
  • Sporting equipment