Stirpe hosting food drive during holiday season

Stirpe hosting food drive during holiday season

Al Stirpe

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced he will once again be hosting a food drive in conjunction with the Food Bank of Central New York to collect canned goods and other nonperishable items to feed the hungry.

“The holiday season reminds us to be grateful for […]

ICYMI: It’s not too late to get protected from the flu

It’s not too late to get protected from the flu

This winter, when you see signs reading “Get Your Flu Vaccine,” you might ask, “Isn’t it too late to get vaccinated?” No, it’s not too late! CDC recommends that flu vaccination efforts continue throughout the flu season. While CDC recommends getting vaccinated by the end […]

UNDERWOOD REPORT FINDS THAT PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISERS RETAIN NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN DONATIONS; SOME RETAIN MORE THAN HALF 

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

UNDERWOOD REPORT FINDS THAT PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISERS RETAIN NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN DONATIONS; SOME RETAIN MORE THAN HALF

New “Pennies for Charity” Report – Released Ahead of Giving Tuesday – Details Costs of Fundraising Campaigns Conducted by Professional Fundraisers; In 2017, Professional Fundraisers Pocketed $372 Million

Report Also […]

Hygiene drive collects more than 1100 items for Hamilton Food Cupboard

Much-needed donations to the Hamilton Food Pantry were made by Community Memorial employees. Pictured fromleft are Sean Fadale, president and CEO; Suzanne Collins, administrator at the Hamilton Food Pantry; and Kelly Kahler, R.N., employee health manager at CMH, who delivered more than 1,100 items to the pantry Wednesday, Nov. 21.

Hygiene drive collects more […]

ICYMI: Underwood issues charitable giving tips for Giving Tuesday

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

ICYMI: Underwood issues charitable giving tips for Giving Tuesday

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood issued charitable giving tips today for Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, which encourages charitable donations as families focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

“Giving Tuesday is an opportunity for New Yorkers to give back this […]

Madison County community tobacco survey data and lung cancer assessment recommendations presented on Great American SmokeOut

Madison County community tobacco survey data and lung cancer assessment recommendations presented on Great American SmokeOut

On Nov. 15, at a joint press conference for the Great American SmokeOut, Bridges Tobacco Prevention Program/ Reality Check of Madison, Oneida and Herkimer Counties released the results of their 2018 Madison County Adult Community […]

Ten Western and Central New York volunteers supporting national relief operations

Ten Western and Central New York volunteers supporting national relief operations

Will spend Thanksgiving working amid California wildfires, Saipan typhoon response

Ten American Red Cross volunteers from the Western and Central New York Region are supporting relief efforts following devastating wildfires in California and Typhoon Yutu in Saipan:

Joyce Alexander of Rochester (Recovery – California) […]

Study at Clear Path for Veterans finds Veterans benefit ‘significantly’ from canines

Alison, a U.S. Navy Veteran, and her dog Arthur graduated from Clear Path for Veterans’ Dogs2Vets Program this fall. (Photo submitted by Clear Path for Veterans)

Study at Clear Path for Veterans finds Veterans benefit ‘significantly’ from canines

Veterans benefit significantly from dog ownership in combination with a structured dog training program.

That is […]

Underwood demands civil rights protections for transgender and gender nonconforming individuals

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Underwood demands civil rights protections for transgender and gender nonconforming individuals

20 AGs urge Secretaries Azar and DeVos to abandon efforts to adopt a restrictive and discriminatory federal definition of “sex”

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood—part of a coalition of 20 Attorneys General—urged the Trump administration to abandon efforts […]

Join Blueox Energy and Gilligan’s to support Friends of Rogers during #GivingTuesday

Rogers Environmental Education Center, the popular regional attraction visited by nearly 15,000 annually, hosts programs in every season of the year. Special opportunities to support Rogers Center are being offered by Blueox Energy and Gilligan’s during this year’s #GivingTuesday Nov. 27. Photo courtesy Friends of Rogers

Join Blueox Energy and Gilligan’s to support Friends […]

United Way cleans up with hygiene supply drive

File photo

United Way cleans up with hygiene supply drive Personal care items to be distributed to local shelters Hosted by United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area’s Emerging Leaders United, UWVGUA collected personal care items from Oct. 11 through Nov. 8 to help improve the health, dignity and self-esteem of […]

HCR Home Care adds employee to Central New York Operations 

HCR Home Care adds employee to Central New York Operations

HCR Home Care has added a new employee to its Central New York operations. Amanda Christian of Deansboro, a physical therapist in Oneida County, joins our team.