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ESL invested $10 million in community for COVID-19 relief last year (access required)

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ESL Federal Credit Union invested more than $10 million last year to help support local organizations with their pandemic efforts, the company said this week. ESL FCU reinvested nearly $20 million in the community overall. “Nonprofits have been experiencing critical ...

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United Way receives $4 million grant from ESL for emergency services (access required)

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ESL Federal Credit Union has provided a $4 million grant to the United Way of Greater Rochester to support 20 local health and human services agencies that provide crucial basic needs programs. The grant is in response to significantly increased ...

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Local banks well stocked to survive, back up customers

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Banks might want to tweak Arby’s catch phrase. Instead of “We have the meats,” they could be spreading their message of calm in the face of  COVID-19-related economic downturn by saying “We have the money.”  While other companies were announcing ...

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ESL’s Masood named to Federal Reserve’s advisory council (access required)

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Faheem Masood, president and CEO of ESL Federal Credit Union, has been named to the Federal Reserve Board’s Community Depository Institution Advisory Council. The national council provides input to the Federal Reserve Board on the economy, lending conditions and other ...

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MCC meets fundraising goal, highlights Wegmans and ESL donations (access required)

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Monroe Community College Foundation’s annual gala event Thursday honored the Wegman family for its philanthropic commitment to MCC, and announced a  pledge of $4 million from the ESL Foundation to help support students. Danny Wegman, president and chairman of the Wegman ...

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ESL to fund two United Way programs with $5 million grant (access required)

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For many of us, a flat tire may be an inconvenience; it may make us late to work or a doctor’s appointment, but likely it will have no long-term repercussions. For individuals living in poverty, that flat tire may mean ...

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United Way surpasses centennial goal, announces 2019 fundraising campaign (access required)

Thursday’s event highlighted a “Dear Rochester” theme. United Way will ask residents to share a “Dear Rochester” story—a love letter, a wish or a challenge to overcome—on the organization’s website. The 2019 campaign is about having a “heart to heart” with the community. (Photo by Velvet Spicer)

Rochester area residents, businesses and foundations dug deep in their pockets last year, together giving more than $30 million to United Way of Greater Rochester Inc.’s centennial fundraising campaign. Hundreds of community members on Thursday joined United Way President and ...

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