Dec 14, 2012

Full Circle Home links military personnel to their wives, girlfriends, moms

When Vickie Durfee’s son was first stationed overseas, the military mom decided to package up some gifts to send to his girlfriend. It was the beginning of a great idea.   Her son, a Marine, was so happy at the outcome that Durfee decided to do the same thing for the other 12 men in […]

Dec 7, 2012

NON-PROFIT REPORT: The Coordinated Child Development Program

The Coordinated Child Development Program Inc. has provided early childhood education in Ontario County since 1973. Its seven programs serve more than 300 children and their families.   The organization has expanded substantially since its founding. Its initial programs in Canandaigua were housed in the Canandaigua United Methodist Church on Main Street and the Fiske […]

Dec 7, 2012

Grant Makers

Information is from copies of IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-PF filed by each foundation and Grantmakers Forum. The list includes private and public foundations that are based in Monroe County and gave at least one grant to an individual or organization in Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans or Wayne County.

Nov 9, 2012

NON-PROFIT REPORT: The Webster Community Chest

The Webster Community Chest Inc., incorporated in 1948, serves people in need and assists community organizations in the Webster area, ZIP code 14580.   The organization’s services include weekly food distribution and emergency assistance through its Webster Food Cupboard, as well as distribution of food baskets at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The community chest also […]

Nov 8, 2012

The Salvation Army sets goal for Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester announced goals of raising $560,000 and attracting 10,000 volunteers for its 112th Annual Red Kettle Campaign.

Nov 2, 2012

NON-PROFIT REPORT: The Mental Health Association of Rochester

The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County Inc. provides support to people in emotional distress, helping them to make informed decisions on the path to mental wellness. Because more than one-fifth of the population may deal with problems such as anxiety or depression during their lifetimes, the association’s services are designed for the general public […]

Nov 2, 2012

Stand Up Guys won’t accept abusive behavior

Jack Brennick notices a difference in the way he treats his young niece and nephew when they fall and get a scrape.

Oct 26, 2012

NON-PROFIT REPORT: Webster Comfort Care Home Inc.

Webster Comfort Care Home Inc. operates a two-bed home for the dying in the town of Webster, seeking to provide comprehensive and compassionate hospice care. The organization’s goal is to provide comfort care, symptom control and pain management for residents while also supporting their families. Webster Comfort Care serves people who are in the final […]

Oct 26, 2012

Awards honor community non-profit contributors

Fourteen individuals and four organizations will be honored at the 2012 Greater Rochester Awards for their contributions to the non-profit sector.

Oct 23, 2012

Buffalo stadium proposal includes museum run by the Strong

A $1.4 billion stadium complex for the Buffalo Bills being proposed on the city of Buffalo’s waterfront could include a sports museum operated by the Strong, developers said Tuesday.

Oct 19, 2012

NON-PROFIT REPORT: Linkages of Rochester Inc.

Linkages of Rochester Inc. has sponsored the sister-city relationship between Rochester and Velikiy Novgorod, Russia, since 1990, seeking to increase understanding of Russian people, politics and culture with a focus on people-to-people relationships. Linkages is a member of the International Sister Cities of Rochester, the city’s umbrella organization for relationships w[...]

Oct 18, 2012

Golisano gives $3 million to Special Olympics

Thomas Golisano presented a $3 million check to the Special Olympics on Thursday at an event honoring local health care professionals who demonstrated extraordinary work to improve health care and access to care for people with intellectual disabilities.