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Non-profit has new name, but same mission

CDS Monarch Inc. has undergone a metamorphosis, evolving into a new structure that leaders of the non-profit organization say will better equip it to meet a changing landscape and grow its mission of serving and empowering individuals with developmental disabilities.

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People

The Rochester Business Journal accepts high-resolution color, digital photos with press releases three to four weeks before publication date. Send digital submissions to vspicer@rbj.net. Mirror Show Management announces the following new employees: Thomas Kingston, facilities coordinator; Pete Stam, user experience ...

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Grant Makers, Part 1

Information was obtained from the IRS Form 990-PF filed by each grant making organization, and from The Foundation Center as provided by Grandmakers Forum of New York. Ranked by total grants paided. 2016 Rank Company 1  United Way of Greater Rochester ...

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Non-Profit Report: Cameron Community Ministries

Cameron Community Ministries Inc. was established in 1984 in response to a neighborhood survey that found a great need in the Lyell-Otis area on Rochester’s west side. The mission of the organization is to provide hope to the community through ...

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Seen Helping out

Galas, sporting events, themed parties—all variety of fundraisers provide crucial support for non-profit 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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Millennials get it and give what they have

Philanthropy is a hands-on activity that involves more than writing a check. That’s the way many millennials see it. This generation grew up on instant access; pair social consciousness with technology and philanthropic magic happens. An influx of online resources ...

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For those who are daunted by giving choices

Dana Vosburgh frequently meets people with sizable estates who are interested in donating to charities—but have no idea where to begin. “I think unfortunately because of that, they might forgo making donations, and that’s a shame because there are a ...

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Rochester Giving: Letter from the Publisher

Dear Readers, Welcome to the inaugural edition of Rochester Giving, a new annual Rochester Business Journal publication that is designed to be a philanthropic resource used throughout the year. Rochester Giving combines two existing RBJ publications—the Charitable Events Calendar and ...

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Wegmans 2015 Check Out Hunger campaign raises $1.84M

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. customers contributed $1.84 million—a new record—during the retailer’s fall 2015 Check Out Hunger campaign. The campaign aims to help the hungry in each community Wegmans serves, officials said.

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Non-Profit Report: Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester

Non-Profit Report: Founded in 1970, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester Inc. is a non-profit organization that helps people deal with financial difficulties. CCCS of Rochester’s vision is to focus on the financial wellness of families and individuals. Certified professionals ...

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New name matches organization’s mission

The name may be gone, but the mission lives on for the organization formerly known as the Advertising Council of Rochester Inc. The agency announced this week it was changing its name to Causewave Community Partners, the end of a ...

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Grant funds effort to grow international tourism for region

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Suzanne Seldes is executive vice president and chief marketing officer at the Strong.(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) The state is working to grow international tourism and the Strong has received a $150,000 grant to partner on marketing campaigns designed to benefit ...

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