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313,666 in Grants Awarded; McMahon/Ryan Receives Funding to Fuel Campaign to Fight Child Abuse

Dec 2015 Community Grants Release

Total of $313,666 in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits in Onondaga & Madison counties December 22, 2015 – Each year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving over 6 million children. A study cited by McMahon/Ryan found that 1 in 10 of those children will experience the abuse by their 18th birthday. With the

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Local Children Show Us What ‘Making a Difference’ Looks Like

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This #GivingTuesday, CNY Community Foundation Encouraging Community to Engage Children & Teens in Giving Back November 30, 2015 – When local children were asked what they could do to make a difference in the community, their responses were fun and heartwarming: “donate toys“; “adopt an animal”; “plant trees”; and “share my playset with my neighbor“, were just a few that

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New Play Area for Children Opens at Chestnut Hill Elementary


After Weeks of Construction, Chestnut Hill Elementary Opens New Play Area for Children With the warm weather in full swing, it was the perfect time for students of Chestnut Hill Elementary School in Liverpool to enjoy their brand new play area. The playground’s opening was celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 11. No more than two minutes later,

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The Fiver Children’s Foundation originated as Camp Fiver summer camp in Hamilton, New York in 1998. The camp, set on a 129-acre refuge, began as a character building youth development program for economically disadvantaged children in New York City. The Camp eventually expanded into a year-round youth development program committed to eliminating the effects of poverty in the lives of

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Professor Conducts Physical Activity Workshops for Children with Visual Impairments

Friday, March 21, 2014 By Jennifer Russo Luis Columna, associate professor of exercise science in the School of Education at Syracuse University, is conducting a physical activity program titled “Physical Activity for Families of Children with Visual Impairments.” This program is supported by the J. Henry & Martha E. DeBoer Fund at the Central New York Community Foundation and the Jim

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