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Grant Award

Catholic Health Home Care

We were delighted to present Grant funding to Catholic Health Home Care. Today’s Grant supported their OASIS training program to train nurses for specialized home care.

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Grant Award

Angela’s House, Long Island

We were happy to fulfill a Grant Request to Angela’s House located in Medford, New York to support their Everyday Wishes Program. This program will assist families cover the costs of necessary items that insurance and/or Medicaid denies but are critical to ensuring the children they work with have the best quality of life possible. This also includes their Pay it Forward Program, which is a subsidiary.

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Grant Award

ICAN Indiana Canine Assistant Network

We were happy to fulfill a Grant request to ICAN (the Indiana Canine Assistance Network). Our funds will be used to generally support ICAN’s overall mission to provide task-trained, quality service dogs, and also to expand their Veteran support program. Their Veterans Division trains veteran-owned or shelter dogs for Veterans referred to ICAN by the Veterans Administration (VA). ICAN’s service dogs provide independence, access to college, employment or self-employment, and help Indiana children, adults, and veterans break barriers and overcome challenges. ICAN is the only accredited service dog program in Indiana. ICAN unleashes hope on both ends of the leash for adults, children, veterans and the incarcerated; in 2021 alone ICAN served 4,280 Indiana residents living with various physical, intellectual or developmental disabilities.

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Grant Award

Southeastern Guide Dogs

We were delighted to support Southeastern Guide Dogs with Grant funds once again. Our Grant will be used so that one veteran will receive one of their highly trained and loving service dogs. This scholarship will include not only the placement of one of their service dogs, but also the 11 day on-campus training where veterans learn to work with their dog as a team. Southeastern Guide Dogs transforms lives by creating and nurturing extraordinary partnerships between people and dogs. They breed, raise, and train elite guide dogs, service dogs, and skilled companion dogs and provide life-changing services for people with vision loss, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges. The organization offers premier dogs and lifetime follow-up services at no cost. Since 1982, they have successfully created thousands of guide and service dog teams throughout the U.S. and currently oversee the well-being of over 1,200 puppies and dogs.

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Grant Award

Cancer Support Community Rochester

We were delighted to return to Cancer Support Community Rochester to fulfill a Grant request. Our Grant funds will support CSC’s mission to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

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Grant Award

Tuesday’s Children

We were proud to fulfill a Grant request for Tuesday’s Children, based out of Manhasset, NY., supporting their mission of providing a lifetime of healing for families who have been forever changed by terrorism, military conflict or mass violence. Our funds will support their Gold Star Program. Regardless of the circumstance of loss, branch of service, or military status at the time of loss, Tuesday’s Children offers a lifetime of support to military families who have suffered the loss of a loved one.

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Grant Award

Saint Francis Hospital

We were happy to fulfill a Grant request for Saint Francis Hospital in Port Washington New York. Our grant funded their E-Bridge communication system which will expedite patient information from the ambulance to the ER for faster diagnosis and treatment.

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Grant Award

Birthday Wishes of Long Island

We were delighted to present Grant funding to Birthday Wishes of Long Island. Birthday Wishes’ goal is to ensure that children experiencing the trauma of homelessness can have the opportunity to celebrate their birthday joyfully, surrounded by family, friends and others who care.

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Grant Award

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program

We were happy to again support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program with a Grant to support their mission of offering horses a safe haven through rehabilitation, retraining and ultimately rehoming to qualified and loving adopters. They have placed more than 7,500 retired Thoroughbred and Standardbred racehorses from more than 40 different racetracks with experienced, educated, and appropriate adopters throughout the country.