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Oswego County Community Foundation Awards $28,600 to Local Nonprofits

Thirteen local nonprofit groups received grants totaling $28,600 from the Oswego County Community Foundation (“OCCF”). “I am extremely proud of our ability to make this year’s grants toward important community needs,” said Randy Zeigler, OCCF chairperson. “Our leadership council appreciates the hard work of the staff of this region’s many nonprofit organizations. I look forward to the time when our

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Greater Pulaski Community Fund Annual Fundraising Campaign Begins

The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund launched its annual fundraising campaign this fall with a goal of reaching and surpassing $10,000 in donations. The John Ben Snow Memorial Trust pledged to provide a dollar-for-dollar match, up to $10,000, for contributions received on or before December 15, 2019. This yields a potential for $20,000 of growth in a permanent endowment that

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A total of $731,745 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Madison & Onondaga counties

July 29, 2019—The Community Foundation recently awarded the following grants to local nonprofit organizations: Action for Healthy Kids received $50,000 to support the Game On program to promote healthy eating and physical activity in 24 Onondaga and Madison county schools. Central New York Jazz Arts Foundation received $27,000 to complete renovations to the lower level of its theater. Central New

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Making Syracuse Lead Safe, One Window at a Time

Syracuse’s aging housing stock, of which a high proportion is privately-owned rental units, is still poisoning children with lead, nearly 40 years after lead paint was banned. That is because deferred maintenance on low-income rental properties has led to chipping, flaking and peeling paint that can be accidentally ingested or inhaled by dust. The responsibility of keeping these homes safe

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Fund Helps Send Extraordinary Talent to International Competition

The ladies of the Perfect Fourth youth barbershop quartet were gathered at the home of their tenor, Gabby Galanti, on a Friday afternoon. The group excitedly discussed their biggest challenge of the year – the International Rising Star competition in Manchester, England. They had their sights set on competing, but realized they’d need to raise funds in order to make

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Local Effort Increases Accessibility for those with Epilepsy

Living with epilepsy can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their sleep. Often times, people with epilepsy require constant 24-hour supervision to prevent life threatening and unprovoked seizures. Heritage Farm (the Farm) is working to alleviate these stressors for their residents in a unique way. Heritage Farm is one of only two agencies in Madison County that provide

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