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Hospice of Orleans Inc
Hospice of Orleans

Hospice of Orleans, Inc.

Hospice of Orleans, Inc provides end of life care and bereavement services for affected individuals of patients served by Hospice for up to 13 months. Hospice also provides weekly bereavement support groups and resources for any community member.

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ARC of Genesee Orleans County Camp Rainbow
ARC Genesee Orleans

ARC of Genesee Orleans County Camp Rainbow

Camp Rainbow is a five-week summer day camp serving children ages 5 to 21 residing in Orleans County. Camp Rainbow’s goal is to provide a safe, nurturing and fun environment. By offering an inclusive setting, children with and without disabilities are able to freely interact and develop life-long relationships.

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ARC of Genesee Orleans County Meals on Wheels
ARC Genesee Orleans

ARC of Genesee Orleans County Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals on a daily basis to senior citizens (60 years or older) throughout Orleans County. Daily safety and wellness checks are also provided for seniors, especially those living alone or without a family support network.

Community Action of Orleans & Genesee Counties
Community Action

Community Action of Genesee & Orleans Counties

The main components of this project are job skills training and employment support services from job search through the critical first 90 days of employment. Community Action has formed relationships with local businesses to help place customers in appropriate employment. The Project will help people obtain and retain employment so they can become self-sufficient.

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4-H Youth Group - Cornell Cooperative Extension
4-H Cornell Cooperative Extension

4-H Youth Group-Cornell Cooperative Extension

OCCCE provides relevant, accessible, research-based information to grow confident youth and successful farms & gardens for a strong and healthy Orleans community.

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GLOW YMCA
GLOW YMCA

GLOW YMCA

To provide a safe and nurturing environment where children are taught various themes including the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

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2-1-1 WNY
2-1-1 WNY

2-1-1 WNY

2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral & information helpline and website that connects people to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day.

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GCASA
GCASA

GCASA

GCASA’s Opioid Overdose Prevention–Narcan Training is designed to increase the knowledge of participants about the current opioid epidemic and the use of Naloxone to save lives. This program is part of a 5-pronged approach that includes: education, tracking, and monitoring, proper medication disposal and treatment option.

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Senior Citizens of Western Orleans County
Senior Citizens of Western Orleans County

Senior Citizens of Western Orleans County

Provide a safe environment for the seniors to socialize, hear seminars, exercise and get out of their houses.

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Town of Yates Recreation Program
Town of Yates

Town of Yates Recreation Program

Provides recreational opportunities for children of the Lyndonville school district throughout the year.

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Orleans County Adult Learning Services
National Literacy Directory

Orleans County Adult Learning Services

To increase literacy skills among individuals and families in Orleans County in order to impact the long term success (i.e. improvements in the areas of: high school graduation rates, employment, financial stability, incarceration, health, etc.) of those individuals and families.

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Christ Church Community Kitchen
Christ Church

Christ Church Community Kitchen

They are a community kitchen that is open to the public every Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. We provide a hot meal, friendship and conversation to anyone in need.

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Boy Scouts of America - Iroquois Trail Council
Boy Scouts

BOYS SCOUTS OF AMERICA-IROQUOIS TRAIL COUNCIL

Scouting programs will improve the quality of life for Orleans County youth by helping them to develop leadership and life skills; develop personal responsibility and high self-esteem; and develop strong family and community values. By immersing youth in intensive year-round educational activities the Boy Scouts of America will help to instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime as they strive to reach their full potential.

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Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern
Ministry of Concern

Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern

The Ministry of Concern will continue to assist families and the elderly living in poverty and the working poor as we negotiate payments to avoid shut-offs, assist with meeting co-pays for medical prescriptions, provide personal care needs, involve children in our Just Friends program as well as provide necessary beds, bedding and used furniture for families in need, so as to accomplish the goal of helping families and children take steps toward greater self-sufficiency.

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Give

Whether you can make a one-time donation or pledge a continuing gift, your donation to your community your , United Way yields a return we and our children will experience in our community for years to come.  Your gift is needed to help build a stronger Orleans County.  You can LIVE UNITED by giving to United Way today!

Advocate

Join us and advocate for an Education, Income, Health or nonprofit strengthening issue that you are passionate about. Your community needs you, to have an impact on public policy decisions. Without community input, our priorities in Education, Income and Health will lose critical government policy and funding support.

Volunteer

United Way has many volunteer opportunities for individuals as well as workplaces.  And just as many ways for those opportunities to create change that lasts.  Whether it is helping paint for non-profit that really needs a face-lift or helping a low-income family navigate tier tax return or sharing the joy of reading with kids in a reading circle, the option to make a difference are man and they’re guaranteed to make you fell like a million bucks.

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