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Family First Federal Credit Union donates to United Way's backpack program

As an expansion of their commitment to communities within their footprint, Family First Federal Credit Union (FFFCU) held an employee food drive to help provide supplies to the United Way Backpack Program. This program supplies weekend meals to students within multiple school districts in Genesee County.

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SOUTHWEST FAMILY YMCA CELEBRATES OPENING OF RESOURCE CENTER

As part of ongoing efforts to enhance urban services, the YMCA of Greater Rochester has opened a Resource Center for aging adults at the Southwest Family Branch in the 19th Ward in partnership with the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes.

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United Way Community Impact Fund Partner is now part of United Neighborhood Houses

United Way Community Impact Fund Partner SWAN Inc. at Montgomery Neighborhood Center, one of Rochester’s original settlement houses, has joined a network of similar organizations in New York State. The center is now part of United Neighborhood Houses, becoming its 45th member. The center provides family emergency services which assist households in the 14608, 14611 and 14619 ZIP codes. Sponsored by United Way, it aims to aid more than 1,400 households each year.

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Level Up Champion

United Way is a proud Level Up Champion committed to investing in our employees and taking part in this community collaborative to address poverty in the Greater Rochester Area.

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Built United

Our partners at LeChase Construction and Wegmans were featured on this week’s United Way Wednesday on Fox Rochester, to talk about a new initiative - Built United. LeChase CEO and United Way Campaign Chair Bill Goodrich and Wegmans Community Relations Manager Linda Lovejoy provided an update on how the project is directly impacting nonprofits and the people they serve across our region.

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UNITED WAYS MERGE

United Ways merge to efficiently and effectively mobilize resources and strengthen communities across six-county footprint. alignment across Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties positions United Way to create greater impact throughout the region. United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes to return to pre-pandemic funding levels and announces an additional $125,000 in grants across communities.

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