December 13, 2017

The E. John Gavras Center has provided ‘person-centered services’ in Cayuga County and beyond since 1953. The organization has a long history of community advocacy in Auburn; the Gavras Center was originally founded by local parents who demanded better care for their disabled children. Today, the Gavras Center is caring for more children than...

December 6, 2017

Sally Fisher Curran, center left, with the executive leadership of the Gifford and Allyn Family foundations on November 1. 

Sally Fisher Curran was delightfully surprised to receive the Kathy Goldfarb-Findling Award on November 1, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel Downtown Syracuse, and even more astonished when her parents appeared onstage to offer...

November 14, 2017

The new Embassy Suites hotel on Hiawatha boulevard was bustling on November 7, as Syracuse school representatives, service providers, funders and government officials gathered to hear the latest research out of the nationally renowned Bridgespan Group. Devin Murphy, a consultant at Bridgespan, presented the organization’s latest findings, sum...

November 14, 2017

The Cafe at 407 in Liverpool, NY is more than meets the eye. The charming cafe is owned and operated by Ophelia’s Place, a dynamic nonprofit organization that aims to support individuals affected by body dissatisfaction, disordered eating, and eating disorders. Ophelia’s Place’s mission is not only evident in their services, but also in their...

November 3, 2017

The ABC Cayuga PlaySpace will celebrate its five month anniversary on November 5th, 2017. Nancy Tehan, the Executive Director of the PlaySpace, smiles as she reminisces on the organization’s first five months: “It’s very joyful work here. The kids and families are so appreciative - we get at least one thank you per day”. 

As children ages 0-6...

November 1, 2017

The Rescue Mission has provided food, shelter, and basic services to Syracuse’s most vulnerable since 1887. Yet the organization’s infrastructure hasn’t kept pace with demand - or clients’ changing needs. With its first Capital Campaign in over 25 years, the organization aims to reach more people in Syracuse. David Allyn, Allyn Family Foundat...

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