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The Rochester Broadway Theatre League's Auditorium Theatre (file photo).
Aug 22, 2023

RBTL renamed West Herr Performing Arts Center, new partnership announced with auto group

The Rochester Broadway Theatre League has been renamed the West Herr Performing Arts Center.

Aug 21, 2023

GiGi’s Playhouse Rochester awarded grant for new Career and Communications program  

GiGi’s Playhouse Rochester, a nonprofit Down syndrome achievement center, has received a $50,000 grant from the Golisano Foundation. 

Aug 16, 2023

Habitat for Humanity opens ReStore in Penfield

Greater Rochester Habitat for Humanity has relocated its Culver Road ReStore to BayTowne Plaza in Penfield.

Aug 11, 2023

Pirate Toy Fund to celebrate half-million toy milestone at Innovative Field

A 6-year-old from Gates will receive the milestone 500,000th toy handed out by the Pirate Toy Fund during the organization's 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday evening before the Rochester Red Wings game at Innovative Field.

Aug 10, 2023

EquiCenter prepares to add new indoor riding arena

EquiCenter is planning to begin construction of a new indoor riding arena in Mendon to help better fulfill its mission of fostering growth, wellness and educational opportunities through the power of equestrian and horticultural experiences.

Aug 10, 2023

Goodwill seeking school supply donations for inaugural Block Party 

The event will be free for local residents and is a chance to learn about Goodwill’s community programs and services, such as 211/LIFE LINE, 988, Goodwill Vision Enterprises and the Good Neighbor Program. 

Aug 10, 2023

Leader of Rochester-based nonprofit named a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

Stephanie Woodward, co-founder and executive director of Rochester-based Disability EmpowHer Network was among the nonprofit leaders recognized for her charitable achievements.

Aug 7, 2023

The Arc of Monroe’s Aging With Grace, Aging in Place campaign awarded two grants 

The Arc Foundation of Monroe has been awarded two grants in support of its Aging With Grace, Aging In Place campaign.  

Aug 7, 2023

Rochester native to discuss his latest book on the city’s role in Underground Railroad 

Rochester native Dann Broyld will be in the city to discuss his book, “Borderland Blacks: Two Cities in the Niagara Region During the Final Decades of Slavery.”

Aug 7, 2023

New VOA of Upstate N.Y. leader has plan for growing organization

“I am eager to carry forward this crucial and influential mission and to contribute to the growth and success of the organization,” said Junior Dillion, who became the organization’s president and CEO on May 1.

Aug 2, 2023

Two hockey nonprofits team up to help those in need

The third annual Kyle's Slapshot Challenge and the second annual Hockey Buddies Charity Cup will be held Saturday at the Rochester Ice Center.

Jul 31, 2023

Foodlink’s Curbside Market celebrates milestone 

The market –which launched in the summer of 2013 – has totaled more than $2.8 million in sales since its inception. It has expanded to a fleet of six vehicles, an annual operating budget of more than $2 million and over 60 weekly stops on its schedule.