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Literacy Coalition Announces Exciting Findings about Local Literacy Programming

Simply putting a book in the hands of a child can increase that child’s readiness for kindergarten. A Measurement Action Team, co-chaired by Dr. Frank Ridzi, Community Foundation Director of Research and Community Initiatives, announced on Wednesday the significant impact that Imagination Library has had on local children’s school readiness. The Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County brought this program to Syracuse

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New Infusion “Playroom” Offers an Interactive Environment for Upstate Cancer Patients

There’s no end to the joy that a few toys can bring to a child. This is especially true for those undergoing chemotherapy treatments at the new Dr. William J. Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders, housed at the new Upstate Cancer Center. The hallmark of the new center is an infusion “playroom” that will be filled from top

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