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United Way Newsletter - February

Discover the power of community impact in our February newsletter from United Way. Engage with inspiring stories, upcoming events, and opportunities to contribute. Join us on the journey towards a stronger, united future.

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Top 5 reasons to Become a Sustaining Donor

Becoming a sustaining donor, continuous support, tax-savvy giving options

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RG&E: Emerging Leaders Society Sponsor

Our sincerest gratitude to RG&E for their unwavering support of the Emerging Leaders Society (ELS)

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2024 Annual Campaign: Imagine What's Possible

United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes announced the launch of its 106th Annual Campaign. Miguel Velázquez as 2024 Campaign Chair

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United Way Newsletter - January

Stay informed with the latest updates from United Way! Explore our January newsletter for impactful stories, community initiatives, and ways to make a positive difference. Join us in creating lasting change!

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Six Years of Impact: Reflections of a ‘Big Deal’

Reflecting on Jaime Saunders Six-year anniversary with United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes

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Community Impact Funding

United Way announces completion of four-year Community Impact Fund grant funding and $57.5 million in investments to approximately 200 nonprofit partner programs across a six-county region during the 2020-2024 grant cycle

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Leadership Development Program Graduation

United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes hosted its Leadership Development Program graduation for over 100 community leaders. These programs aim to advance and broaden the participation of diverse individuals in influential leadership positions throughout our communities.

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ROC the Day 2023

ROC the Day is a 24-hour, online giving extravaganza powered by United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes that raised $922,512 in 2023.

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DePeters Tocqueville Award

Jack and Donna DePeters are awarded the 2023 Tocqueville Society Award.

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Community Leader Spotlight - Victor Sanchez

United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes Leadership Spotlight showcases Victor Sanchez, a United Way leader, giving back to the community.

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United Way Welcomes New Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of our region’s most dedicated and accomplished leaders.

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Community Leader Spotlight - Maria S Cruz

United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes Leadership Spotlight showcases Maria S Cruz, a United Way leader, giving back to the community.

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How to Help Support Asylum Seekers

Monroe County is accommodating 77 asylum seekers in need of essential resources–from food to hygiene kits sent here by New York City.

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Community Leader Spotlight - Tonya Nichol Dickerson

United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes Leadership Spotlight showcases Tonya Nichol Dickerson, a United Way leader, giving back to the community.

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Pandemic Impact: More Rochester and Finger Lakes Households Financially Insecure

New ALICE Report shows pandemic aids temporarily blunted the financial crisis, yet warning signs are on the horizon. Ranks of households unable to afford the basics in the Rochester and the Finger Lakes region (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne and Wyoming counties) increased during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic

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