Oswego County Community Foundation Awards $27,040 to Local Nonprofits

November 7, 2018 (Oswego, NY) – Twelve local nonprofit groups received grants totaling $27,040 from the Oswego County Community Foundation (“OCCF”). ARISE Child and Family Service received $1,300 for the ARISE Oswego County Ramp Program, which provides residents of Oswego County access to their homes and community. ARTSwego received $500 to present a special concert highlighting the Achievements of Women

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Help Victims of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence For donors wishing to direct financial support toward relief efforts: Region-wide The American Red Cross is providing emergency shelters, supplies and vehicles and mobilizing thousands of disaster workers in communities affected by the storm. Team Rubicon is providing rescue and recovery equipment in communities along the coast and activating nearly 10,000 volunteers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia to

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Help Victims of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma For donors wishing to direct financial support toward relief efforts: Center for Disaster Philanthropy: CDP Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Marlin Counties: Hurricane Assistance Fund Global Giving: Hurricane Irma Relief Fund International Community Foundation: Barbuda Recovery & Conservation Trust Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation: SWFL Hurricane Relief Fund The Miami Foundation: The Hurricane Relief Fund, Irma Caribbean Strong Relief Fund,

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Community Foundation Partners With Elementary School to Fill Gaps in Summer Learning

When the school year ends, children in high-poverty environments often lose the opportunity to benefit from healthy food and safe places to spend their days. And their social and economic situations often provide few occasions where they can continue their learning. The cumulative effect is a crisis in the making: students lose an average of more than two months in

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Forgotten Central New York Suffragist Celebrated Through Opera

With the centennial anniversary of a woman’s right to vote in New York State just passed in 2017, and as the national centennial approaches in 2020, there has never been a more appropriate time than now for the community to reflect upon the courageous, uncelebrated individuals who played a part in this significant moment in history. While suffragists Elizabeth Cady

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