Mission: AIDS Rochester leads a compassionate community effort within the eight county Finger Lakes region by providing a continuum of programs and services including education, prevention, advocacy and support services for people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Contact: Marcia Famolaro, 585-442-2220 ext. 3034
Volunteer Opportunities: Serving with nutritional program (preparing food, putting together health information packets, administrative help, helping with special events/fundraisers
Mission: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service
Contact: Sadie Mueller 585-288-1950 ext. 103
Volunteer Opportunities: Cancer prevention program, organize fundraising/awarness events, serve on one of the four areas of Relay For Life: advocacy, cancer education, relay, and survivorship. Geneseo has Colleges Against Cancer, responsible for Relay for Life firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: To build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke
Contact: Robbin Annello, 585-697-6270
Volunteer Opportunities: Educational and fund raising programs.
Mission: Emergency response organization
Contact: Northern Livingston County Chapter: David Parish, 585-243-7029 (Geneseo)
Greater Rochester Chapter: Sheryl Karch, 585-241-4000 (Rochester)
Volunteer Opportunities: Assisting with blood drive (receptionist, canteen, driver). Other opportunities include: office assistance, craft shows, events. Get Involved on Campus: Geneseo Red Cross | email@example.com
Mission: Working to assure the development of the means to cure and control
cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease
Contact: Lyndsey Brown 585-546-5890
Volunteer Opportunities: Fund raisers (walk-a-thons, etc.) to find a cure for disease affecting children.
Mission: to promote the mission of Strong Hosptial, working with patient needs
and supporting the hospital
Contact: Mary Collins 585-275-2420 (Rochester)
Volunteer Opportunities: Fund raisers, working with patients directly, or helping in the Family Waiting Room.
Contact: Stephanie D'Amico- Constantino, 585-624-5555 ext. 3222
Program Description: Coordinated through Camp Good Days and Special Times, KATS offers free servies to families who are coping with the serious illness or death of a family member.
Volunteer Opportunities: Children Coping Support Group, help with Camp Good Days and Special Times events
Mission: Dedicated to improving the health of babies by reducing birth defects and infant mortality
Contact: Katie Cutaia 585-424-3250
Volunteer Opportunities: Office support, fund raisers, public relations, fairs, sponsorships and community relations.
Mission: Voluntary health agency working to defeat neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research, comprehensive services, and public health education
Contact: Christina Sherman 585-424-6560
Volunteer Opportunities: working at summer camp, annual tele-thon
Mission: Eradicating kidney disease and advocation of organ donation
Contact: Ben Rossi, 585-697-0874
Volunteer Opportunities: Assist with local programs, fund raising, special events and office work
Contact: Carol Cook, 585-243-1978
Program Description: A volunteer-powered Hospice program that provides round-the-clock comfort and caring for people in their last three months of life.
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers spend time with residents and their families in a variety of ways