donations http://wrvo.org en United Way donations down, looking to St. Lawrence County for help http://wrvo.org/post/united-way-donations-down-looking-st-lawrence-county-help <div><p></p>The United Way is one of America’s largest charitable organizations, helping to sustain thousands of small nonprofits that in turn help millions of people.&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the Northern New York chapter of the United Way is in need of some help itself. Its mid-year fundraising totals show significant declines in giving from last year in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:51:42 +0000 Joanna Richards 50839 at http://wrvo.org United Way donations down, looking to St. Lawrence County for help Salvation Army makes final push for donations despite lagging numbers http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-army-makes-final-push-donations-despite-lagging-numbers <p>Bad weather and a shorter fundraising season are taking their toll on the Salvation Army's Red kettle Campaign this year. Maj. Don Hostetler, commander of the Salvation Army's Empire State Division, says at first the season was actually tracking ahead of last year. But heavy snowfalls and a stretch of bitter cold temperatures dampened a strong start, resulting in the charity's late season push to reach their $4 million goal.<br /> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 49026 at http://wrvo.org Salvation Army makes final push for donations despite lagging numbers Giving Tuesday promotes central New York's non-profits http://wrvo.org/post/giving-tuesday-promotes-central-new-yorks-non-profits <p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:57:22 +0000 Ellen Abbott 47927 at http://wrvo.org Giving Tuesday promotes central New York's non-profits Salvation Army's red kettle campaign kicks off http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-armys-red-kettle-campaign-kicks <p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:50:20 +0000 Gino Geruntino 47376 at http://wrvo.org Salvation Army's red kettle campaign kicks off Oswego couple give back to SUNY and central New York http://wrvo.org/post/oswego-couple-give-back-suny-and-central-new-york <p>SUNY Oswego recently announced that it has received the largest donation in its 150-year history. But perhaps more remarkable than the $5 million gift is the couple who it is from, and the lasting legacy to the university and the community they are creating. Sat, 05 Jan 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 31452 at http://wrvo.org Oswego couple give back to SUNY and central New York Largest donation in SUNY Oswego history to name science building http://wrvo.org/post/largest-donation-suny-oswego-history-name-science-building <p>SUNY Oswego has received the largest donation in its 150 year history. The gift comes from a couple who have already dedicated much of their life's work to the university. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:18:35 +0000 Catherine Loper 30667 at http://wrvo.org Central NY volunteers to help Hurricane Sandy victims http://wrvo.org/post/central-ny-volunteers-help-hurricane-sandy-victims <p>Central New Yorkers are helping the millions of people affected by Superstorm Sandy.&nbsp; Agencies like the Salvation Army and Church World Service are raising money or collecting donations for storm victims.&nbsp; Others, like Red Cross Disaster Relief volunteers&nbsp; will go to the areas hardest hit by the storm. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 11:01:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28413 at http://wrvo.org