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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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Rochesterians donate nearly $4 million to Community Crisis Fund

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More than $3.8 million has been raised for the Community Crisis Fund, which was started roughly six weeks ago by the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Rochester Area Community Foundation. Nearly 600 individuals have donated more than ...

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Nearly $3 million raised in three weeks of Community Crisis Fund (access required)

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In the nearly three weeks since United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and Rochester Area Community Foundation formed Rochester’s Community Crisis Fund, nearly $2.7 million has been raised to help area nonprofits and those in need, including a $1 million ...

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Rochester community bands together during pandemic

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The Rochester community is known for giving back and this week there is more proof of that. As of Tuesday, when the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Rochester Area Community Foundation began coordinating support for those in ...

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United Way launches 2020 campaign (access required)

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United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. has launched its 2020 campaign, with Zweigles Inc. CEO Julie Camardo announced as campaign chair. “I am thrilled to lead the United Way Mission 2020 campaign,” Camardo said. “We are celebrating 140 years in ...

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Organizations collaborate to fill homelessness funding gap (access required)

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Three area organizations will collaborate this winter to solve a $370,700 shelter funding crisis caused by the redirection of federal and state funding. ESL Federal Credit Union, the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and Rochester Area Community Foundation said ...

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Partnership, children to showcase new trail connecting the Strong with Central Library (access required)

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The Greater Rochester After-School Alliance (GRASA) on Thursday will partner with the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, Healthi Kids, the Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association (GRSLA), United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and the Children’s Agenda to host ...

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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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