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Bright news! We’re taking charge of our carbon footprint one lightbulb at a time by upgrading to energy-efficient LED bulbs. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce members can get started for free through the lighting upgrade program. For more information visit, oeoezled.oeo.com/rochester #EcoFriendly #Sustainability #GreenOffice ... See MoreSee Less

Bright news! We’re taking charge of our carbon footprint one lightbulb at a time by upgrading to energy-efficient LED bulbs. Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce members can get started for free through the lighting upgrade program. For more information visit, https://oeoezled.oeo.com/rochester #EcoFriendly #Sustainability #GreenOffice

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How cool would this have been to be a ny based mwbe business? Or even just ny based.

. . .our best to match your strides.

Thank you, RACF. WE're doin'

As we remember the extraordinary life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, let's renew our commitment to making change happen in our own communities. #NelsonMandelaDay #TakeChargeofChange
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As we remember the extraordinary life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, lets renew our commitment to making change happen in our own communities. #NelsonMandelaDay #TakeChargeofChange
https://www.racf.org/equity

Thank you to everyone who joined us today for "What IF" network event with regional program officers from ESL Federal Credit Union Foundation, Farash Foundation, Greater Rochester Health Foundation, United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes and the Community Foundation. Together our efforts have made a meaningful impact in our region. #WhatIFNetwork #CollaborativeImpact #ESLFoundation #FarashFoundation #RochesterHealthFoundation #UnitedWay #CommunityFoundation #ThankYou

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Thank you to everyone who joined us today for What IF network event with regional program officers from ESL Federal Credit Union Foundation, Farash Foundation, Greater Rochester Health Foundation, United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes and the Community Foundation. Together our efforts have made a meaningful impact in our region. #WhatIFNetwork #CollaborativeImpact #ESLFoundation #FarashFoundation #RochesterHealthFoundation #UnitedWay #CommunityFoundation #ThankYou  www.racf.org

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Darn, I missed the photo op as had to hop out a few minutes early 🙂 Great meeting & group!

The Corn Hill Navigation is supported by the Community Foundation and is empowering our youth with hands-on education on the Genesee River. Join us in furthering this essential work by visiting www.racf.org/education and see how you can Take Charge of Change. #rochester #geneseeriver #EducationInAction ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so grateful to be able to do what we do for the community!

Corn Hill Navigation is a Rochester treasure!

@renewclimate was one of six organizations in the nation to receive a 2024 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships in DC last week. This award recognizes nine years of partnership investing in the homes, health, and wellbeing of our neighbors. Help make Rochester homes more energy-efficient, healthier, and safer with a donation to the RENEW Climate Fund: racf.org/fund/renew-climate-fund/. ... See MoreSee Less

@renewclimate was one of six organizations in the nation to receive a 2024 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships in DC last week. This award recognizes nine years of partnership investing in the homes, health, and wellbeing of our neighbors. Help make Rochester homes more energy-efficient, healthier, and safer with a donation to the RENEW Climate Fund: racf.org/fund/renew-climate-fund/.

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I love this program because it saves money for homeowners while reducing carbon emissions, benefiting us all!

Congrats Elizabeth & Erin! Well-done

Well deserved!!

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The Latino Giving Circle hosted a happy hour at 809 Bar and Restaurant to talk about raising the bar in Latino philanthropy. ¿Te lo perdiste? Learn more about investing in nuestra comunidad at racf.org/collaborations/latino-giving-circle. #JuntosPodemos #Filantropía #LatinoGiving ... See MoreSee Less

The Latino Giving Circle hosted a happy hour at 809 Bar and Restaurant to talk about raising the bar in Latino philanthropy. ¿Te lo perdiste? Learn more about investing in nuestra comunidad at racf.org/collaborations/latino-giving-circle. #JuntosPodemos #Filantropía #LatinoGiving

Malala Yousafzai says that July 12th is not her day, but a day for everyone who has raised their voice for their rights. #MalalaDay #NobelPeacePrize #inspiration ... See MoreSee Less

Malala Yousafzai says that July 12th is not her day, but a day for everyone who has raised their voice for their rights. #MalalaDay #nobelpeaceprize #inspiration
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