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Journalists deserve respect (access required)

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There have always been parts of the world that are tremendously unsafe places for journalists to practice their trade. Those places usually include war zones and countries led by authoritarian regimes. This year, the danger for journalists is spreading to ...

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Nonprofit Report: Foodlink Inc.

Foodlink Inc., founded in 1978, is a regional food hub and the Feeding America food bank serving 10 counties in the Genesee Valley and Finger Lakes regions. Its operations both alleviate hunger and target the root causes of it by ...

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Nonprofit Report

The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association Inc. is a thousand-member organization whose purpose is to protect the water quality and overall environment of the Canandaigua Lake watershed for future generations. The association applies scientific research, advocates sound public policy and offers ...

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Nonprofit Report: Cancer Action Inc.

Cancer Action Inc., which does business locally as Gilda’s Club Rochester, creates welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer—men, women, teens and children—along with their families and friends. The organization’s programs complement medical care, providing networking and support ...

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Nonprofit Report: Journeys of Solutions Inc.

A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization Journeys of Solutions Inc., incorporated in 2008, helps volunteers organize service projects that will benefit people living in developing countries. Often the volunteers organizing the projects have traveled to developing countries, visited ...

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Nonprofit Report

Since 1971, the Housing Council at PathStone Inc. has provided comprehensive housing counseling. It is one of the largest such agencies in New York. 

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Nonprofit Report: Venture Jobs Foundation

The work of Venture Jobs Foundation stems from the premise that Rochester has an alarming level of poverty, and innovative approaches are needed to address it. VJF invests in small businesses that will use the funding to create low- and ...

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NONPROFITREPORT: The Nature Conservancy

A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization The Nature Conservancy’s Central & Western New York chapter works to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people and is responsible for the protection and restoration of more than ...

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NONPROFITREPORT: Mercy Flight Central Inc.

Mercy Flight Central Inc. was founded as a nonprofit in 1992 to provide air medical services to residents of New York and beyond. Since inception, the organization has served more than 13,000 patients and grown to approximately 70 employees. This ...

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NONPROFIT REPORT

A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization Pathway Houses of Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare, formerly Pathway Houses of Rochester, N.Y., is a residential, supportive living program serving recovering alcohol and substance abusers in the Rochester and Syracuse areas. Pathway Houses ...

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Nonprofit Report: Open Door Mission Inc.

Nonprofit Report: Open Door Mission Inc., founded in 1952, is a Christian ministry that seeks to meet the spiritual and physical needs of impoverished and homeless people in Rochester, restoring hope and changing lives. It relies entirely on donations to ...

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Nonprofit Report: The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York Inc

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York Inc. is an organization of farmers, gardeners and consumers working to create a sustainable regional food system that is ecologically sound and economically viable. Through demonstration and education, it promotes land stewardship, ...

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