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Mental health agency conquers $1M deficit

Villa of Hope started 75 years ago as an orphanage and eventually became a residential care facility. For a long time, the nonprofit met a community need, and there was little reason to change. The organization has become a leading ...

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NON PROFIT REPORT: VENTURE JOBS FOUNDATION

A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization 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 ...

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Community Events Calendar

THURSDAY, FRIDAY MARCH 2 AND 3 Catholic Charities Community Services Presents:  Heads-UP! A Community Conversation on Concussion, a CEU Event, St. John Fisher College, Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for any parent, student athlete, coach or trainer. ...

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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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Community Events

Nonprofit and Community Events FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017 Join Holy Childhood for the Fourth Annual Wine at Center Ice, presented by Elmer W. Davis Roofing Inc., from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex. Enjoy an evening of ...

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U.S. policies could severely chill charitable giving

“Ironically, the very fact that democracy has such a lengthy history has actually contributed to confusion and disagreement, for ‘democracy’ has meant different things to different people at different times and places.” —Robert Dahl Pay attention, Mr. Archibald! During my ...

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Nonprofit Report: Mercy Bridges

A Weekly Profile of a Local Nonprofit Organization Mercy Bridges, a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, provides adults, including immigrants and refugees regardless of religious affiliation, basic literacy education and English as a second language, with compassion and acceptance, ...

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Community Calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 Join Holy Childhood for the Fourth Annual Wine at Center Ice, presented by Elmer W. Davis Roofing Inc., from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex. Enjoy an evening of wine, beer and food tastings, ...

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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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Consider nonprofit’s impact when donating

Many people remember the popular Scared Straight program, which was conceived in the 1970s to combat juvenile delinquency. The idea was that at-risk children would be taken to a prison and be exposed to the life of an inmate. The ...

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Rochester Giving Guide

4    Nonprofits welcome volunteers’ gift of time     As an alternative to cash, volunteering is just as precious. 5    Consider nonprofit’s impact when donating     Low overhead isn’t everything. What a charity accomplishes     is key. 8    Track down charity ...

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Rochester Giving Guide

13thirty Cancer Connect     Bandana Bolt 5K    45     Journeys Celebration of Living    53 Ability Partners Foundation     Francis “Ben” Bonafiglia Golf Tournament    46 ACT Rochester     Report Card Event    36 Action for a Better Community Inc.     James M. ...

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