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Non-Profit Report: The Dream Factory of Rochester Inc.

The Dream Factory of Rochester Inc. is volunteer-run organization that fulfills dreams for local children ages 3 through 18 who have been diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses. Nationally, the Dream Factory Inc. is one of the largest such organizations ...

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Non-Profit Report: The WXXI Public Broadcasting Council

The WXXI Public Broadcasting Council began in 1958 as the Rochester Area Educational Television Association, and its first few years were dedicated to producing instructional programs for elementary students. The station received a broadcast license in 1966, and Channel 21 ...

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Non-Profit Report: Perinatal Network of Monroe County Inc.

Perinatal Network of Monroe County Inc. provides education and services to help babies and their mothers achieve optimal health. Founded in 1996, the organization focuses on eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes to achieve communitywide health equity. The ...

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Non-Profit Report: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upstate New York Chapter Inc. helps people affected by multiple sclerosis by funding research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education and providing programs that help people with MS and their families move their lives ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Genesee Land Trust Inc.

The Genesee Land Trust Inc. is Greater Rochester’s land and waterway preservation organization. Founded in 1989 by local residents who were concerned with the loss of natural resources and diminishing farmland, the trust now protects 4,555 acres of woods, wetlands, ...

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Non-Profit Report: The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence works to realize the vision of its historic namesake by helping individuals and communities create public awareness of how nonviolence is critical to human thriving. The Institute collaborates with local organizations, academic institutions, students ...

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Non-Profit Report: The American Lung Association of the Northeast

The American Lung Association of the Northeast is the leading organization in the region working to save lives by improving lung health. As America’s oldest voluntary health organization, founded in 1904, the non-profit started out dedicated to combating tuberculosis. As ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Genesee Country Village & Museum

The Genesee Country Village & Museum, chartered by the state Education Department as an educational institution, was founded to preserve prime examples of architecture from Upstate New York and to foster an understanding of New York and American history. Through ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Empire Justice Center

The Empire Justice Center is a statewide law firm that has protected and strengthened the legal rights of those who are poor, disabled or disenfranchised for more than 30 years. The center accomplishes this through systemic change advocacy, training and ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library

The Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library raises public and private funds, enhances marketing and public relations services, and provides timely and innovative programming to support the Rochester Public Library—the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. In ...

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Non-Profit Report: BOA Editions Ltd.

BOA Editions Ltd. provides a vehicle for new and established poets and authors to publish and market high-quality contemporary literature. Founded in 1976 by the late poet, editor, professor and translator Al Poulin Jr., BOA is dedicated to enhancing the ...

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Non-Profit Report: The Monroe Community College Foundation Inc.

Non-Profit Report: The Monroe Community College Foundation Inc. was established in 1983 to secure private-sector support to supplement and enhance public funding at Monroe Community College. The MCC Foundation provides a means for donors, friends and volunteers to support the ...

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Non-Profit Report: CDS Monarch Inc.

CDS Monarch Inc. helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, veterans and seniors live and thrive in their communities through personalized life planning and transition support. CDS Monarch began with a group of parents whose goal was to ensure quality ...

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Non-Profit Report: Ibero-American Action League Inc.

Ibero-American Action League, Inc. is a bilingual non-profit that serves people of all backgrounds. With a focus on education and job readiness, Ibero’s goal is to strengthen the community through programs that prepare children, youth and adults for school and ...

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Non-Profit Report: Rochester Rehabilitation Center Inc.

For more than 90 years, Rochester Rehabilitation Center Inc. has helped people with disabilities achieve their goals of work, wellness and independence. The organization serves 3,800 people annually with an array of innovative programs in the rehabilitative areas of adaptive ...

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