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Grant Award

North Shore Animal League America

We were happy to return to North Shore Animal League America to provide Grant funding to support their Pet Sponsorship Program. North Shore Animal League America is committed to a no-kill world for homeless animals. A leader in the no-kill movement since their inception in 1944, they are dedicated to ending animal cruelty and euthanasia; encouraging spay/neuter programs; promoting shelter adoption; and advancing the highest standards in animal welfare.

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Grant Award

Lifespan of Greater Rochester

We were happy to return to Lifespan, Rochester. Our Grant funds will be used to purchase a new van for their Home Safe Home Program. Lifespan installs safety equipment in the homes of older adults. Most of the people served have recently had a hospitalization or experienced a fall. Falls are the number one reason older adults go to the hospital. Lifespan serves approximately 900 people/year in this program.

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Grant Award

Allied Foundation

We were happy to fulfill a Grant request to Allied Foundation to support their Diaper Bank: Keeping Babies Clean, Dry and Healthy. The Allied Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded by Allied Physicians Group. The mission of the Allied Foundation is to impact and improve the health and wellbeing of residents within Allied Physicians Group’s geographical footprint, which currently includes: Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk), Queens, Brooklyn, Richmond, Westchester, Rockland, and Orange.

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Grant Award

Adventures In Learning

We were happy to provide Grant funds to Adventures In Learning, Long Island. Our funds will be used to staff a Friday Enrichment Program for school year 2022-2023. This enrichment program will provide students the opportunity to learn things that they would otherwise not have exposure to such as building robots, coding, boxing, following healthy recipes and creating art in different mediums.

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Grant Award

Horses Make Miracles

We were happy to fulfill another Grant request for Horses Make Miracles, which offers activities for participants of all ages and abilities, both riding and non-riding with personalized plans specifically geared toward participant’s needs, goals and objectives. Their diverse equine assisted therapeutic programs designed for individuals of all ages include, but are not limited to: autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, sensory integration disorders, Down’s Syndrome, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic brain injuries, learning disabilities, multiple sclerosis, stroke, mental health issues and behavioral challenges. They also facility groups that focus on youth (Pony Power) or seniors (Silver Stirrups), volunteer opportunities, community involvement, continuing education and mentorship.

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Grant Award

Rockaway W.I.S.H.

We were happy to provide Grant funding to Rockaway WISH. Rockaway W.I.S.H. (Women Inspired to Support & Help) was formed in 2006, from a simple meeting amongst childhood friends looking to make a difference in the community. Their mission is:
• To recognize the needs of the community and volunteer our time and talents to assist our neighbors during difficult times.
• To promote participation in charitable events, particularly those that bring attention to and support causes that affect the lives of women and children.
• To encourage a sense of civil obligation and community service.
• To foster new friendships and support networks amongst women.
• To raise funds and provide financial assistance to members of the community in need and to causes which promote positive development in the community.
• To inspire young women to be compassionate, understanding and active members of the community.

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Grant Award

FeedMore WNY

Another Grant request fulfilled for FeedMore WNY. FeedMore WNY continues the longstanding mission of offering dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need. Through our food bank distribution center and partner hunger-relief agencies, as well as our home-delivered meal program and other targeted feeding programs, FeedMore WNY alleviates hunger and assists community members of all ages throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.

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Grant Award


We were happy to return to Foodlink. Foodlink is a Rochester-based nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger and building healthier communities by addressing both the symptoms and root causes of food insecurity. They serve as the hub of the emergency food system across a 10-county service area.

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Grant Award

Lustgarten Foundation

We were happy to return to the Lustgarten Foundation to present Grant funds. The Lustgarten Foundation is the largest private funder of the world’s preeminent pancreatic cancer researchers.
To date, they have funded more than $225 million in research grants and been a leading force in every major advancement in pancreatic cancer research. As progress is paramount, they drive bold, innovative research with the singular mission: transforming pancreatic cancer into a curable disease.