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Community Involvement

As part of our core philosophy, we are committed to making our local Central New York community a safe and peaceful one. Being a contributing member of our community is a natural extension of improving the lives of our students. Happier, more confident students lead to happier families, which creates more cohesive communities.


Our school continually seek out opportunities to contribute to our community, including self-defense seminars, charity fundraisers, and educational demonstrations.  

Feed Our Vets


Since 2008, Feed Our Vets has provided free food assistance to more than 20,000 Veterans and their family members, distributing 445,000 lbs. of food. Feed Our Vets mission is to help Veterans in the United States, their spouses and children, whose circumstances have left them on the battlefield of hunger, and to involve the public in fighting Veteran hunger, through: (1) Community food pantries that provide regular, free food to Veterans and their families, (2) Distribution of related goods and services, (3) Public education and outreach.


Kid’s Oneida


Kids Oneida is a not for profit organization that works with at risk youth and their families to keep them from out of home placements.  Kids Oneida is a unique home and community-based network that provides individualized and non-traditional services to the highest risk youth with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.


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JCC:  Introduction to TaeKwonDo for Children (ages 5 to 11)


Scalise Tae Kwon Do, in a partnership with the JCC, is pleased to offer a 6 week, introductory course for children. The course will be a carefully planned program of exercise, visualization and instruction that is ideal for a child’s development. Our intention is to make children feel good about themselves, and be in physical and mental control. Children are taught at their own pace and are never pressured to perform beyond their capabilities.  Please email for additional information.


The JCC has been providing educational, athletic, artistic, cultural programs and services to those of us living in the Mohawk Valley since 1933. The JCC takes great pride in providing their programming to persons of all races, religions, cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.  JCC is located at 2310 Oneida St. since 1973.


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Joseph’s Experience: Kicking Out Cancer


Joseph’s Experience mission is to enhance the quality of life of children, adults, and their families who are affected by severe medical conditions such as Cancer & Leukemia. Joseph’s Experience aims to empower these individuals and students through effective action and leadership of qualified volunteers.  Scalise Tae Kwon Do supports Joseph’s Experience by sponsoring children to train at our school.  

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