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October Charitable Events 2021

ANNUAL JOINT MEETING OF THE UPSTATE AND WESTERN NEW YORK COUNCILS ON RENAL NUTRITION

Benefitting: National Kidney Foundation

Oct.; TBD

TBD

Price: TBD

Estimated attendance: 150

Purpose: A symposium that will be of great value and interest to healthcare professionals and will provide continuing education credits for dietitians and dietetic technicians

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Susan Brayer, [email protected] , (585) 598-3963

www.kidney.org/offices/nkf-serving-upstate-new-york

 

YWCA EMPOWERING WOMEN

Benefitting: YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County

Oct.; TBD

175 N. Clinton Ave., Rochester

Price: TBD

Estimated attendance: TBD

Purpose: Fundraising initiative to support housing, young parent programs and equity advocacy for all

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Holly Beaston, [email protected], (585) 368-2260

www.ywcarochester.org

 

15TH ANNUAL MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 5K WALK/RUN FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Benefitting: Monroe Community College Foundation

Oct. 2; 10 a.m.

1000 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester

Price: $20

Estimated attendance: 500

Purpose: To raise funds for student scholarships

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: No

Contact: Karen Shaw, [email protected], (585) 292-3681

www.monroecc.edu/go/5k

 

FALL GARDENING SYM

Benefitting: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Oct. 2; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua

Price: $50

Estimated attendance: 50

Purpose: Day-long event featuring horticultural experts

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Kris Knight, [email protected], (585) 394-4922

www.sonnenberg.org

 

ABILITY PARTNERS FOUNDATION GALA

Benefitting: Ability Partners Foundation

Oct. 15; TBD

The Lake House on Canandaigua, 770 S. Main St., Canandaigua

Price: TBD

Estimated attendance: 300

Purpose: To bring the community together and raise funds to provide the necessary resources to all individuals receiving services through CP Rochester, Happiness House, and Rochester Rehabilitation

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Cheryl Coppola, [email protected], (585) 412-9040

www.happinesshouse.org

 

MANSION MYSTERIES

Benefitting: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Oct. 15, 16, 17, 22, 23; 7-9 p.m.

151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua

Price: $30

Estimated attendance: 75

Purpose: Live whodunnit drama in the Sonnenberg Mansion. Prepaid reservations required

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Kris Knight, [email protected], (585) 394-4922

www.sonnenberg.org

 

RMSC INNOVATION CELEBRATION GALA

Benefitting: Rochester Museum & Science Center

Oct. 15; 5 p.m.

Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport

Price: $250

Estimated attendance: 500

Purpose: Raising funds to drive STEAM innovation & curiosity

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Brandon L. Swain, [email protected], (585) 697-1988

www.rmsc.org

 

PLAY BALL

Benefitting: The Strong National Museum of Play

Oct. 22; 6 p.m.

1 Manhattan Square Drive, Rochester

Price: $200

Estimated attendance: 600

Purpose: To raise funds to support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: No

Contact: Kylee Fassler, [email protected], (585) 410-6346

www.theplayball.org

 

GOLISANO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AUCTION GALA

Benefitting: Golisano Children’s Hospital

Oct. 23; 6 p.m.

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Price: Sponsorships available

Estimated attendance: 1,000

Purpose: A black tie event to raise funds for the Golisano Children’s Hospital

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Betsy Findlay, [email protected], (585) 273-5933

www.givetokids.urmc.edu/gala

 

PIGS & PUMPKINS

Benefitting: Lollypop Farm

Oct. 23; 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m.

99 Victor Road, Fairport

Price: $25

Estimated attendance: 40 per session

Purpose: You and your group can carve or paint your very own pumpkin at Lollypop Farm; you’ll also get to see our favorite potbellied artists at work, and learn how you can make a difference to help the animals of Lollypop Farm; guests are encouraged to attend in family-friendly costumes

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: No

Contact: Amanda Glann, [email protected], (585) 223-1330, ext. 143 www.lollypop.org/events

 

BIG NIGHT OUT GALA

Benefitting: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester

Oct. 22; 6:00pm

1 Bausch and Lomb Place

Price: TBD

Estimated attendance: 300

Purpose: To celebrate accomplishments and raise funds for ongoing programs.

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Dorothy Kelley, [email protected], (585) 481-4477

www.beabig.org

 

HAUNTED STROLL

Benefitting: Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Oct. 29-30; 6-8:30 p.m.

151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua

Price: $10

Estimated attendance: 1,000

Purpose: Family friendly haunted Halloween stroll

Corporate support needed: Yes

Volunteers needed: Yes

Contact: Kris Knight, [email protected], (585) 394-4922

www.sonnenberg.org

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