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Rochester Giving Guide

4    Nonprofits welcome volunteers’ gift of time
    As an alternative to cash, volunteering is just as precious.

5    Consider nonprofit’s impact when donating
    Low overhead isn’t everything. What a charity accomplishes
    is key.

8    Track down charity details at these websites
    Prospective donors can find guidance for giving online.

10    Grant makers list

12    Nonprofit profiles
12    Catholic Charities Community Services
14    CDS Wolf Foundation
16    Flower City Habitat for Humanity
18    Foodlink
20    Lollypop Farm Humane Society of Greater Rochester
22    Mary Cariola Children’s Center
24    Pathstone
26    Villa of Hope

    28    Seen

    31    2017 Charitable Events Calendar

    55    Index of organizations
        (for the Charitable Events Calendar)

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Rochester Giving Guide

13thirty Cancer Connect

    Bandana Bolt 5K    45

    Journeys Celebration of Living    53

Ability Partners Foundation

    Francis “Ben” Bonafiglia Golf Tournament    46

ACT Rochester

    Report Card Event    36

Action for a Better Community Inc.

    James M. McCuller Memorial Golf Outing    46

    Signature Luncheon    52

Advent House

    Dinner Dance & Auction    36

    Golf Tournament    50

Al Sigl Community of Agencies

    Community WalkAbout    53

    Fine Tastings    49

    Just One Night     32

    Sports Classic     43

Alfred State College

    Golf Tournament    44

Alzheimer’s Association

    Walk to End Alzheimer’s    52

American Cancer Society

    Relay For Life of Gates Chili High School    39

    Relay For Life of Greece    42

    Relay For Life of Rochester Institute of Technology    36

    Relay For Life of SUNY Geneseo    36

    Relay For Life of University of Rochester    35

    Relay For Life of the Westside    42

    Relay For Life of Webster    41

American Diabetes Association

    Tour de Cure    42

American Glass Guild

    Auction    39

American Heart Association of Rochester

    Go Red For Women Luncheon    53

    Heart Walk & Run    36

    Helpers with Heart Service Auction    54

    Rochester Heart Ball    39

American Institute of Architects – Rochester Chapter

    Swinging Fore Scholarships    50

American Red Cross, Greater Rochester Chapters

    Clara Barton Golf Classic    47

    Fire and Ice Gala    34

Angels of Mercy Inc.

    5K Run/1 Mile Walk    48

    Dance Your Shoes Off To Stop The Violence

   Against Women and Children    51

Arc Foundation of Monroe

    Day of Champions Golf Tournament    48

    Family Fun Festival    49

    It’s Good Business Networking Breakfast

   and Panel Discussion    32

    Sporting Clays Tournament    37

    A Toast to the Arc    53

Arc of Livingston-Wyoming

    Friends “Fore” Life Golf Tournament    44

Architectural Foundation of Greater Rochester

    Swinging Fore Scholarships    50

Artists Unlimited Inc.

    Musical Production    53

Association for Conservation of Recreational

and Natural Spaces Inc. (ACORNS)

    5K / 10K Trail Run    51

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

    Visionary Gala –Through the Looking Glass    34

Association of Fundraising Professionals,

Genesee Valley Chapter

    National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon    53

AutismUp

    Autism Awareness Gala    37

    KiteFlite Parade, Festival, and Expo    48

    Mixed Doubles Paddle and Tennis Tournament    54

    Opportunity Awards    32

Avon Rotary Club

    Auction    53

    Corn Festival    47

Baden Street Settlement

    Meeting of the Board of Directors    38

Badge of Honor Association (BOHA)

    Policeman’s Ball    40

Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc.

    Building Hope Together    37

Bivona Child Advocacy Center

    CHEERS for Children!    52

    Child Abuse Summit    37

    Golf Tournament    44

    Open That Bottle Night    32

Boy Scouts of America, Seneca Waterways Council

    A Taste of Scouting    35

    Canandaigua Charity Shoot    50

    Casting For Character    38

    Eagle Scout Mentor Dinner    31

    Lobster Fest    50

    Sporting Clays Classic    45

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

    ARTrageous Affair Pink Ribbon    52

    Cindy L. Dertinger Advanced Breast Cancer Seminar    35

    Mother’s Day: Pink Ribbon Run & Walk    39

    Tee’d Off at Breast Cancer Golf Tournament    46

Camp Good Days and Special Times

    Courage Bowl    50

    Finger Lakes International Wine Competition    34

    John Welch Charity Classic Golf Tournament    50

    Tour de Teddi    50

    Tournament of Love    40

    Wine Auction Dinner    53

CASA of Rochester / Monroe County

    Golf Tournament    41

Catholic Charities Community Services

    Breakfast with Friends    34

    Celebrity Golf Tournament    46

    Head’s Up! A community conversation about concussion    34

    Walk On for Brain Injury    48

Catholic Family Center

    Centennial Empty Bowls Fundraiser    51

    Centennial Gala Birthday Celebration    34

    Centennial Golf Tournament    47

CDS Wolf Foundation

    Strikes for Abilities Bowling Party    34

    Teeing off for Abilities Golf Tournament    45

Center for Disability Rights

    Accessible Trick-or-Treat Halloween Event    52

    ADA Gala Fundraiser    46

Center for Teen Empowerment

    On the Rise Community Luncheon    38

CenterStage at the JCC

    40th Anniversary Season Brunch    42

Challenger Miracle Field of Greater Rochester

    Miracle Field Fete    37

Charles Settlement House

    100th Anniversary Celebration & Open House    54

    100th Anniversary Luncheon    51

    100th Anniversary Pasta Dinner    34

Child Care Council Inc.

    Start Bright Gala    52

Children Awaiting Parents

    Derby Party    38

    Heart Gallery & 45th Anniversary Celebration    53

Children’s Institute

    Kids & Trucks    51

    Trauma and Its Impact on Young Children    31

Christopher’s Challenge

    Basketball Tournament and Auction    31

Coffee Connection

    Goldwell of New York True Colors 5K    52

Community Place of Greater Rochester

    The Art of Giving    38

Compeer Rochester Inc.

    Rochester Golf Tournament    43

Cordelia A. Greene Library

    Glen Iris 5K    49

CP Rochester

    5K Run for Fun and 1 Mile Fun Walk    42

    Autism Awareness Walk    36

    Bowling to Raise Bucks    53

    Dash to Cash Raffle    53

    Evening of Stars Gala    51

    Francis “Ben” Bonafiglia Golf Tournament    46

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

    Rochester Takes Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis    49

CURE Childhood Cancer Association

    5K and Fun Walk    37

    Cutting 4 A CURE    42

    Golf Tournament in Memory of Maddox Lawrence    42

    Patrick Carr Memorial Golf Tournament    46

    Recipe for a CURE Sunday Brunch    52

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Cycle for Life    46

    Rochester Great Strides    40

    Rochester’s Finest Young Professional Celebration    52

Daystar for Medically Fragile Children Inc.

    Daystar Derby    38

    Love Shines Recognition Breakfast    52

    Samuel L. Stolt Memorial Golf Tournament    47

Dazzle School of Visual and Performing Arts

    Golf Tournament    48

DePaul

    Golf Classic    41

Dimitri House Inc.

    Euchre Tournament    32

    Golf Tournament    45

    Wine, Dine, and Share Dinner Auction    52

Eagle Star Housing

    Golf Open    44

East House

    Hope & Recovery Celebration    49

Easterseals New York

    Spring Gala    37

    Flavors of the Flower City    51

Eastman Institute for Oral Health

    Centennial Celebration Gala    42

    The Future Starts Now Scientific Symposium    44

Epilepsy-Pralid Inc.

    Chocolate Ball    32

    Concert for Epilepsy Awareness    37

    Salt City Walk    45

    Sharon’s Ride / Walk / Run    48

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities

    Golf Tournament    43

F.F. Thompson Foundation Inc.

    Bowl for the Cure    31

Fairport Baptist Homes

    Swing For Seniors    46

Family Autism Center Inc.

    Beer & Music Festival    53

    Charity Golf Tournament    45

Farley’s Friends

    FOREforFOUR Charity Golf Tournament    43

Finger Lakes Community College Foundation

    Golf Tournament and Silent Auction    43

    Vintners & Valentines: Winemakers Dinner    32

Foodlink Inc.

    Festival of Food    50

    RYP Wine Mixer Gala     34

Foundation for Geneva Public Library

    A Taste of Jazz: An Afternoon at the Geneva Public Library    32

Friends of School of the Arts

    Class Acts    36

    Taste of Friendship Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting    31

Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library

    Book and Bake Sale and Chicken BBQ    38

Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery

    Fine Craft Show and Sale    53

Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce

    Golf Tournament & Dinner Auction    47

Gay Alliance

    RISE Scholarship Brunch    50

Genesee Center for the Arts & Education

    Chili Cookoff    32

    Flower City Pottery Invitational    52

    Spokes & Ink    41

Genesee Country Village & Museum

    5K Fundraiser: Race through History    40

    Antique Show & Sale    36

    Breakfast with St. Nick    54

    Celtic Faire    43

    Fall Festival featuring the Agricultural Fair    51

    Fundraising Gala    50

    German Heritage & Hops Harvest Festival    48

    History on Tap    40

    Independence Day    45

    Laura Ingalls Wilder Days    47

    Maple Sugar Festival    34

    National Silver Ball Tournament    47

    Old-Time Fiddlers’ Fair    48

    Opening Weekend & Mother’s Day    39

    Owl Moon Nature Trail Tours    32

    Preparing for the Holidays featuring Crafts at Christmas    54

    Spirits of the Past — Theatrical Tours    52

    Trick-or-Treating in the Village    53

    War of 1812 & Jane Austen Weekend    44

    Yuletide in the Country Tours & Buffet    54

Genesee Land Trust

    5K Walk @ El Camino    41

    Backyard Habitat Garden Tour    44

    Garden Tour    44

    Goodness Grows    44

    Winter Wonder Land Dinner    32

Geneva Rotary Club Foundation

    Service Above Self Dinner    37

George Eastman Museum

    Photo Finish 5K    51

Geva Theatre Center

    Summer Curtain Call    39

GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome

Achievement Centers

    Casino Royale    34

Gilda’s Club Rochester

    Comics Against Cancer 4    36

    Crosscheck Cancer Charity Hockey Game    32

    Gilda’s Cup    35

    Gilda’s Gang    44

    Gilda’s Guys Bachelor Auction    35

    Heroes Ball: Celebrating the Power of Hope,

   Courage, and Commitment    54

    Monopoly Tournament    32

    Surviving in Style Fashion Show    42

Golisano Children’s Hospital

    Daniel’s Race    36

    Fairport Music Festival    48

    Stroll for Strong Kids    41

    WNY Optics Golf Tournament    46

Gorilla Massage Fund

    Golf Classic    48

Granger Homestead & Carriage Museum

    Canandaigua Christkindl Dinner Dance    53

    Canandaigua Christkindl Market    54

Greater Rochester Quality Council

    Showcase and Performance Excellence Awards    38

Greece Rotary Club

    Charity Golf Tournament    40

    Greece Community Event to Stop Hunger Now    35

Greentopia

    Dinner on the Bridge    45

Handicapped Children’s Camp for Monroe County Inc.

(Camp Haccamo)

    The Haccamo Challenge    51

    Camp Haccamo’s Car, Truck, Cycle Show    40

Happiness House

    5K Run for Fun and 1 Mile Fun Walk    42

    Autism Awareness Walk    36

    Bowling to Raise Bucks    53

    Dash to Cash Raffle    53

    Evening of Stars Gala    51

    Francis “Ben” Bonafiglia Golf Tournament    46

    Gala Dinner and Auction Event    31

Harley School

    Blast! The Harley School Gala    34

    Blast! Silent Auction Reception    34

Health Care Foundation of the Finger Lakes

    Charitable Golf Tournament    47

Healthy Baby Network

    Countdown to Kindergarten 2022    48

    Meeting    43

Heather Frazer Boyum Iron Angel

Memorial Foundation Inc.

    The Iron Angel 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Walk / Run    50

Heritage Christian Services

    Dinner    51

    Golf Classic    44

    Heritage Hero 5K + Mile Stroll & Roll    48

Heritage Christian Stables

    Dinner Fundraiser    42

    Stall Break    51

Hickok Center for Brain Injury

    ADP Helmet Heroes Fun Walk / Run    40

    Brain Waves    34

Highland Hospital

    Gala    36

    Golf Classic    47

Hillel Community Day School

    Alumni Appreciation Brunch    54

    Scholarship Dinner    40

    Wintermania Trek-a-thon    32

Hillside Family of Agencies

    Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Gala    38

Hochstein School of Music & Dance

    Hochstein Gala: Celebrating the Open Window    37

Holy Childhood

    Art & Craft Sale    53

    Candy Sale    31

    Golf Tournament    43

    Ladies Golf Tourament    45

    School’s Out for Summer 5K and Fun Walk    40

    Wine at Center Ice    34

Honeoye Falls-Mendon Kiwanis Club

    Charity Golf Tournament    48

Hope Hall School

    Toast for Hope    54

Horizons at Warner

    Happy Hour With Rochester’s Historicals    43

HUGS (Help Us Give Smiles) Foundation Inc.

    Gala    31

Ibero-American Action League

    Gala & Hispanic Scholarship Recognition Awards    43

    Luncheon and Awards Recognition    52

India Connection

    Gala Dinner    38

InterVol

    InterVol Invitational    40

    Off the Vine    50

    Ski Mission Possible    32

Irish Children’s Program of Rochester

    Benefit Concert & Silent Auction    36

    Golf Tournament    50

Italian Heritage Foundation

    Reverse Raffle Dinner    34

    Sam Urzetta Golf Tournament Fundraiser    50

    Scholarship Gala Fundraiser    44

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

    13 Extraordinary Women Share Their Secrets    39

    Super Sunday    32

Junior League of Rochester

    Battle of the Brunches    34

Leadership Rochester

    25th Anniversary Scholarship Luncheon    42

Lifetime Care Hospice

    Harvest Festival    49

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

    Barktober Fest Walk for the Animals    51

    Fairytail Ball Gala    42

    Holiday Pet Photos    54

    Tails & Treats    53

    Telethon    34

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center

of Greater Rochester

    Gala    31

Madrigalia

    A Crazy Little Thing Called Love    32

Make-A-Wish

    An Evening of Wishes Gala    35

March of Dimes

    March for Babies    39

Mary Cariola Children’s Center

    Dinner    39

    Walking on Sunshine    51

Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center

    Bleeding Disorders Walk and 5K Fun Run    51

    Finger Lakes Triathlon    50

Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension

    Gathering of Gardeners    50

Mental Health Association

    BeWell    40

Mercy Bridges

    Goodness Grows    41

Mercy Flight Central

    Golf Tournament    44

    Nordic Sip-Ski Winemaker’s Dinner    32

Monroe Community College Foundation

    Gold Star Gala    37

    Scholarship Open    44

Nativity Preparatory Academy of Rochester

    Nativity in Bloom Cocktail Party and Auction    37

Northstar Christian Academy

    5K    38

Ontario ARC

    Canandaigua Turkey Trot    54

    Canandaigua Wine Mixer    37

    Cruisin’ for a Cause    47

    Fancy Pants Boutique    36

ONYA (Ontario/Yates Fund for Women and Girls)

    Bud to Bloom Luncheon and Fashion Show    38

Open Door Mission Inc.

    65th Anniversary Gala    38

    Poverty and the Economy: a Corporate Breakfast    34

    Golf Classic    40

Palmer/Head-Strong Foundation

    Pay It Forward Golf Tournament    47

Pancreatic Cancer Association of WNY

    Michael F. Contestible Memorial Golf Tournament    45

    Step It Up! Cure Pancreatic Cancer 5K & Family Fun Day    53

PathStone Corp.

    Winter Party    32

Pluta Cancer Center Foundation

    Emerald Ball    49

    Toast to Hope    43

    Très Chic Fashion Show    54

Prevention 1st Foundation

    Jane and Larry Glazer Memorial Golf Tournament    50

QUEST Horsemanship Inc.

    Fall-ing for QUEST Gala    54

    Kentucky Derby Day!    38

Resolve of Greater Rochester

    Resolutionary Awards Breakfast    35

Roberts Wesleyan College

    Athletic Scholarship Golf Tournament    45

    Scholarship Golf Tournament    41

Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation

    Business Ethics Awards    52

Rochester Area Community Foundation

    An Evening Out At Home    40

    Philanthropy Awards and Report

   to the Community Luncheon    51

Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network

    Car City    37

Rochester Auto Dealers Association

    Sunshine Kids Gala    32

Rochester Broadway Theatre League

    Richard Guon Memorial Golf Tournament    47

Rochester Business Charitable Organization Inc.

    Rochester Business Classic    45

Rochester Engineering Society Inc.

    Gala    36

Rochester Global Connections

    60th Anniversary & Awards Dinner    38

Rochester Museum & Science Center

    Fantastic Findings Sale    51

    Geranium Sale    39

    Holiday Bazaar Arts and Crafts Sale    54

    Innovation Celebration Gala    50

    RMSC After Dark    32, 41, 48, 52

    STEM Awards    37

    Uncorked & On Tap    34

Rochester Oratorio Society Inc.

    A City Sings for the Season    54

    Golf Tournament    46

    Rochester’s Classical Idol XI    36

Rochester Police Foundation

    Blue & Gold Gala    40

    Pasta With The Chief    51

Rochester Rehabilitation

    5K Run for Fun and 1 Mile Fun Walk    42

    Autism Awareness Walk    36

    Bowling to Raise Bucks    53

    Dash to Cash Raffle    53

    Evening of Stars Gala    51

    Francis “Ben” Bonafiglia Golf Tournament    46

Rochester Rotary Charitable Trusts Inc.

    Sunshine Camp Golf Invitational    48

Rochester School for the Deaf

    Adventures in Education    52

    River Ramble 5K Run / Walk    41

Rochester Young Professionals

    Wine Mixer Gala     34

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester NY Inc.

    Red Tie Classic Golf Tournament    43

    Red Tie Gala    36

    The Household Sale    38

Rotary Club of Pittsford

    Election Day Pasta Supper    53

    A Taste of Pittsford    34

Salvation Army of Greater Rochester

    Golf Tournament Fore! Kids    45

Seneca Park Zoo Society

    Breakfast with Santa     54

    Cinco De Rhino    38

    Jungle Jog 5K & Seneca Park Mile    45

    Party Mad at the Zoo    46

    Zoobilation 2017     41

    ZooBoo    52

    ZooBrew    40, 44, 47, 46, 49

    ZooBrrrew    31

    ZooClue    52

Sepsis Alliance

    Sepsis Challenge    48

Serenity House of Victor

    Gala    34

Springdale Farm

    Christmas with Santa    53

    Sheep Shearing Festival    37

St. John Fisher College

    Scholarship Golf Tournament    41

St. John’s

    Golf Tournament    45

Starbridge Services Inc.

    Celebration of Champions:

   An Evening to Benefit Starbridge    39

Stop Hunger Now

    Greece Community Event to Stop Hunger Now    35

Strong National Museum of Play

    The Play Ball at The Strong    51

Thompson Health

    Golf Classic    41

    Ladies Pink Fly Golf Classic    41

    Rose Walk    43

    Thompson Health Gala    49

    Tour de Thompson    46

    Yarger Memorial Golf Scramble    42

Thompson Health’s M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center

    Holiday Bazaar    54

Thompson Health’s Sands Cancer Center

    Crosswinds 5K    49

Towpath Community Foundation

    Towpath Bike Go Pink Breast Cancer Ride    51

Trillium Health

    AIDS Red Ribbon Ride    47

    White Party    42

Trinity Montessori School

    Celebrate Trinity Montessori School Gala    35

    Mondo Moto 5K Run / Walk and Kids Race    41

United Way of Greater Rochester

    Day of Caring    38

    ROC the Day    54

Veterans Outreach Center

    Flag Day    43

    Pound the Ground for VOC    47

Villa of Hope

    Portraits of Hope Gala    36

    Tournament of Hope – Celebrating 75 Years    50

Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County

    The Art of Lawyering Fundraising Gala    52

Volunteers of America Upstate New York

    Caring Gifts    53

    Golf Tournament    50

Wayne ARC

    Golf Tournament    44

Wesley Gardens Corp.

    Friends of Wesley Golf Tournament    42

Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society

    The Beauty and Bounty of Pultneyville, Home Tour     42

Willow Domestic Violence Center

    Spring Luncheon    38

    Walk A Mile In My Shoes    51

Wilmot Cancer Institute

    Adding Candles for a Cure    49

    Batavia Survivors Night    46

    Discovery Ball    38

    Research Day    31

    Steve’s 5K to Run Down Cancer    43

    Survivors Night at Frontier Field    47

    Wilmot Warrior Walk    50

Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley

    A Purse for Change    35

Wood Library Association

    5K, Fun Run and Story Walk    45

Writers & Books

    Cabin Fever Online Auction    32

YMCA of Greater Rochester

    Bay View Family YMCA

        Spooktacular    52

    Eastside Family Branch

        Golf Tournament    46

    Victor YMCA Active Family Center

        5K & Fun Run    50

        Lift Your Spirits Wine & Beer Tasting Event    34

Young Women’s College Prep Foundation Inc.

    Fashion Show & Vendor Sale    38

    Leadership Breakfast    54

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