Community Fundraising

Young Man with Autism Spreads Well Wishes through Art

Mike Fess’ passion for art began at a young age. When learning to write his name, Mike focused on the horizontal and vertical structure of each letter and began forming them into blocks. “It was like he was putting together a puzzle,” said Tom Fess, Mike’s dad. This was the first realization of Mike’s special gift and what would soon grow into a passion for drawing animals and sharing his work with people throughout the Rochester community. Read more »

“Rainbow Classic” Carries On Traditional Rivalry and Spirit of Giving

For the 12th consecutive year, the Pittsford Mendon and Pittsford Sutherland boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams faced each other in a sold-out, tremendously spirited, and extremely close Rainbow Classic. On the evening of Dec. 21, community members filled the University of Rochester’s Louis A. Alexander Palestra bleachers for the long-established competition. Click here to read more and see a slideshow »

Ugly Disco Celebrates Groovy Decade of Support For Kids

Dressed in vibrant bell-bottoms, afros, pink wigs, and platform shoes, Ugly Disco attendees have a history of going all-out to raise money for Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Read more »



Multimedia in this Issue:

Wine Auction Slideshow

Wine auction slideshow

Rainbow Classic Slideshow

Rainbow Classic slideshow