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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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Nonprofits welcome volunteers’ gift of time

When people think about supporting nonprofit charitable organizations, they often first consider providing a financial gift. While cash donations are prized, they aren’t the only way to give. Nonprofit leaders say volunteers can make a profound impact by supporting their ...

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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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Calendar

The Rochester Business Journal welcomes press releases. Notices of business calendar events should be submitted three weeks before the event to ensure timely publication. Send digital submissions to vspicer@rbj.net. FRIDAY, JAN. 27 The Referral Team Chapter of Business Network International ...

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Grant Makers, Part 1

Information was obtained from the most recent publicly – available IRS Form 990-PF filed by each grant making organization and from information provided by the NY Funders Alliance. Ranked by total grants paid. 2017 Rank    Organization 1  The Wegman Family ...

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Grant Makers, Part 2

Information was obtained from the most recent publicly – available IRS Form 990-PF filed by each grant making organization and from information provided by the NY Funders Alliance. Ranked by total grants paid. 26  The Wyckoff Family Foundation Inc. 27  ...

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Rochester Giving: Other Important Dates

ATHENA Awards Luncheon January 19 Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center Sponsoring Organization: Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce   Power Breakfast: Economic Outlook 2016 January 27 Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center Sponsoring Organization: Rochester Business Journal    ...

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Seen Helping out

Galas, sporting events, themed parties—all variety of fundraisers provide crucial support for nonprofit arts and human service organizations in our community. They also fill the area’s social calendar with fun. The Rochester Business Journal publishes photos of recent fundraisers every ...

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Track down charity details at these websites

The numbers show that Americans are a benevolent lot. Americans gave an estimated $373 billion to charity in 2015, $15 billion more than the year before, continuing an upward trend in charitable giving. Much of that giving is the result ...

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