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Non-Profit Report: Epilepsy Pralid Inc.

Epilepsy Pralid Inc. formed when the Epilepsy Foundation of Rochester-Syracuse-Binghamton merged with People Rebuilding and Living in Dignity in 2013. EPI’s mission is to support individuals with developmental or acquired brain conditions as they strive to remove barriers to their ...

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Non-Profit Report: Community Design Center of Rochester

Non-Profit Report: Community Design Center of Rochester (legally named Rochester Regional Community Design Center Inc.) is Western New York’s only independent, non-profit community design center. Founded in 2004, it promotes healthy, sustainable communities by encouraging quality design of the built ...

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Non-Profit Report: AutismUp

AutismUp (formerly known as Upstate New York Families for Effective Autism Treatment Inc., which is still the legal name) is an autism support organization serving the Greater Rochester and surrounding areas. Its mission is to support individuals with autism spectrum ...

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Non-profit report: The Rochester Women’s Community Chorus Inc.

The Rochester Women’s Community Chorus Inc. is a non-auditioned choir that provides a welcoming environment for women from all walks of life and various levels of musical expertise to share their love of music. The chorus is dedicated to using ...

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Non-Profit Report: Sojourner House

Named for Sojourner Truth, who was born a slave but became an abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights, Sojourner House at Pathstone Inc. serves homeless women and children by providing housing, self-sufficiency skills and education programs. Families are paired with ...

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Non-Profit Report: Catholic Charities of Livingston County

Non-Profit Report: Catholic Charities of Livingston County works to alleviate poverty through direct assistance, advocating for social and economic justice, and encouraging self-sufficiency through education and support. Incorporated in 1995, CCLC started out with two programs offering basic emergency services ...

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Non-Profit Report: Chances and Changes Inc.

Chances and Changes Inc. offers confidential assistance for victims of domestic violence, including a 24-hour hotline, a shelter and counseling. The agency’s mission is to empower individuals affected by domestic violence or homelessness, enabling them to achieve increased self-sufficiency and ...

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Non-Profit Report: Rochester Area Crime Stoppers Inc.

Rochester Area Crime Stoppers Inc. was established in 1982 as a community-based program to support local law enforcement and provide a safe community. Its all-volunteer board is composed of members of the business community, media and law enforcement. Funded by ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Irish Children’s Program of Rochester

The Irish Children’s Program of Rochester hopes to foster its guiding principle of “peace through understanding” by bringing children ages 10-14 from Belfast, Northern Ireland, to visit Rochester. Since ICP was founded in 1982, it has brought an equal number ...

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Non-Profit Report: It’s About Caring for Kids Inc.

It’s About Caring for Kids Inc. was formed to help Upstate New York families in need of financial assistance during their child’s long-term inpatient/outpatient hospitalization. IACKids provides financial assistance if the families are unable to cover their housing, transportation or ...

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Non-Profit Report: Trillium Health Inc.

Trillium Health Inc. has a 30-year history as a leading community health center serving the Greater Rochester, Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions. Formed by the 2010 merger of AIDS Community Health Center and AIDS Rochester, Trillium Health delivers primary ...

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Non-Profit Report: Urban League of Rochester N.Y. Inc.,

Urban League of Rochester N.Y. Inc., founded in 1965, is a community-based organization that serves low-income and minority individuals within the Rochester community. As an affiliate of the National Urban League, Urban League of Rochester’s mission is to assist these ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Little Theatre Film Society Inc.

Non-Profit Report: The Little Theatre Film Society Inc. was founded in 1929 in response to the proliferation of grandiose movie palaces in Rochester at that time. The theater was part of a larger “Little Cinema Movement,” the mission of which ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley

The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley has championed LGBTQ rights in Rochester and the surrounding areas for more than 40 years. Founded in 1971 as the Gay Liberation Front, a student organization at the University of Rochester, the agency ...

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Non-Profit Report: Pegasus Early Music

Pegasus Early Music keeps the art form of early music alive through an annual series of concerts with both local and international artists. These concerts encompass a wide spectrum of music: medieval, renaissance, baroque and classical; vocal and instrumental; sacred ...

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