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United Way thrives at 100 (access required)

New CEO outlines myriad ways agency works to strengthen city

It was 100 years ago that George Eastman stood in front of Rochester residents, business and community leaders and asked them to dig deep in their pockets to help those less fortunate than themselves. Eastman founded the Rochester Patriotic and Community Fund, or the War Chest, to raise money for local agencies serving the war effort. ...

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