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Hundreds of Rochester families receive food and essentials at Price Rite’s event  (access required)

Price Rite Marketplace teamed up with Feed the Children, as well as Catholic Charities Family and Community Services, Eastman Kodak Co. and Pepsi to distribute food, school supplies and essentials to 800 local families last week.

Since partnering with Feed the Children, Price Rite Marketplace has contributed nearly three million pounds of food, totaling more than $10 million in gift-in-kind donations, helping more than 165,000 people in 49 cities. 

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Food donations urgently needed at Brighton Food Cupboard  (access required)

The Brighton Food Cupboard is seeking food donations as the number of those in need continues to grow.   Since Jewish Family Services opened the food cupboard in 2010, requests have continued to increase, from 100 households per month in ...

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Salvation Army launches Permanent Supportive Housing campaign  (access required)

The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester is addressing the need for permanent affordable housing with a plan to transform a portion of its building on Liberty Pole Way into affordable and supportive permanent housing units.  

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Urban League awarded $2 million for job-training programs (access required)

The Urban League of Rochester has been awarded a $2 million Growth Opportunities grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support programs that provide job training and supportive services to justice-involved youth in concentrated areas of crime and poverty.

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FLPPS and partners work to increase access to healthcare for homeless  (access required)

Finger Lakes Performing Provider System is collaborating with Community Action of Orleans and Genesee to increase access to healthcare for homeless and housing insecure families in Orleans County through a new program referred to as Axis of Care.  

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St. Peter’s Kitchen names new executive director   (access required)

Kelly Finnigan has been named executive director of St. Peter’s Kitchen, effective today.   Finnigan replaces longtime director Patty Lorenzen who will retire from the organization at the end of this month after more than 21 years of service.  “I ...

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