Miracle Makers: DGA Builders Supports Golisano Children’s Hospital from Ground Level Up
Outstanding Commitment by a Company
Gregory Craig, president of DGA Builders, fondly remembers the first time he volunteered at a Golisano Children’s Hospital fundraising event – the Stroll for Strong Kids. It was dark. It was rainy. “It was absolutely fabulous,” Craig said.
The level of commitment DGA Builders has given Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center goes far beyond monetary donations. Gifts from the community are certainly necessary. They help Golisano Children’s Hospital operate at the highest level possible when it comes to research, clinical work, education and community outreach. But it is that added personal touch at the ground level that makes DGA Builders a truly stellar community partner.
Craig has volunteered at a variety of events over the years, from being a parking attendant at the "Ten Ugly Men Festival" to helping with a train for kids at the Fairport Music Festival to setting up chairs and decorations at Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Gala.
“It’s a passion of mine that transferred to a passion of DGA Builders,” Craig said. “We started slowly with a few dollars here and by helping out as best we could and we slowly increased our giving and got more involved.”
DGA Builders has served as a major sponsor for Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Gala and Golf Classic events for the past six years. DGA Builders also helped build Golisano Children’s Hospital’s B&L Wholesale Supply Pediatric Treatment Center, which was renovated in 2008. The Treatment Center provides private rooms and a sunny place space for families coming to the hospital for out-patient treatment like chemotherapy and blood transfusions.
“DGA Builders is an incredible partner for Golisano Children’s Hospital,” said Scott Rasmussen, assistant vice president of Advancement at Golisano Children’s Hospital. “We always know we can rely on Greg and his team to help us hold fundraising events for the hospital. There’s no question that DGA Builders is truly invested in helping the hospital help kids.”
DGA Builders makes donations to various organizations throughout the community. But the company has a soft spot for Golisano Children’s Hospital and has become increasingly invested in supporting the hospital’s mission to provide the best possible care for the children of our region.
“Once you see the help and the good that the hospital is doing for our local community and others, it’s pretty important to give our support,” said Craig. “It’s important for the region and for everyone in the area to have a great hospital for our children.”