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Upcoming events

emerging leaders read aloud day 

United Way's Emerging Leaders are invited to take part in Read Aloud Day. You will be matched with an elementary school classroom, read a book to a group of students then participate in a fun activity. 

  • Where: Rochester City School #33, 500 Webster Ave., Rochester, NY 14609
  • When:  Thursday, February 16 from 9 -10:30am
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please RSVP by February 9 to meredith.quinlan@uwrochester.org or call at 585-242-6433.

oscar gala 

You're invited to celebrate the Oscars at the heart and soul of film. The evening will be filled with dinner, drinks, live music and a silent auction. 

  • Where: The Kodak Center, 200 West Ridge Road, Rochester, NY 
  • When: Sunday, February 26 from 6:00-11:00 p.m. 
  • Cost:  This event is sold out!

  • RSVP: This event has sold out. Please call Kristen Palmer at 585-242-6492 if you have any questions.

labor recognition dinner and ucan commencement 

The AFL-CIO Community Services Committee and United Way of Greater Rochester cordially invite you to attend the annual Labor Recognition Dinner and UCAN Commencement Ceremony.

  • Where: Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 East Main St., Rochester, NY 14604
  • When: Tuesday, February 28 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Tickets $45 per person/$450 per table of 10

  • RSVP: Please RSVP to danae@uwrochester.org by February 20.

2017 United Way kickoff

Head over to the firehouse with other CEOs, coordinators and friends of United Way to see the tools you’ll have to heat up your campaign, learn how others have kept the Community Fund fire burning, roast some marshmallows and even s’more.

  • Where: Hose 22, 56 Stutson Street, 14612
  • When: Thursday, March 2 from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please click here to register by February 23. 

2017 Tocqueville society campaign kickoff

Jack and Donna DePeters, 2017 Tocqueville Society chairs, invite you to the 2017 Tocqueville Society Campaign Kickoff. Join us to learn more about where United Way stands today, what our future holds and how you can get involved to be part of the solutions our community needs to thrive.

  • Where: Next Door Bar & Grill, 3220 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 
  • When: Tuesday, March 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please RSVP to Corinne.Matina@uwrochester.org by Tuesday, February 28.

collective impact training sessions

We invite you to join us in March for free collective impact training sessions led by FSG.

  • Where and when: Two sessions are being offered (both trainings will cover the same content):
    • Wednesday, March 8 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
      The Strong National Museum of Play
      1 Manhattan Square Dr., Rochester, NY 14607
    • Thursday, March 9 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
      Asbury First United Methodist Church
      1040 East Ave. Rochester, NY 14607
      Parking lot located in the rear. Event held in The Fellowship Hall.
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please click here to register by Friday, February 24 but space is limited so register early to ensure a spot. 

wLC night out at nosh

Join your friends from WLC for an evening of connection at one of Rochester's newest restaurants. 

  • Where: nosh, 47 Russell St., Rochester, NY 14607 
  • When: Monday, March 13 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please click here to register by March 6. 

African American Leadership Society & Circulo Latino
Evening of Comedy with Talent

Please join the African American Leadership Society and Circulo Latino for an evening of comedy and connection with your fellow peers. We’ll fan the flames of fun as you laugh along with special guest comedian and “King of New York Comedy”, Talent. You’ll also learn how you can help Fuel the Fund for this year’s United Way campaign.

  • Where: Wegmans Conference Center, 200 Wegmans Market St, Rochester, NY 14624
  • When: Wednesday, March 15 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please click here to register by March 8.

small business big impact breakfast 

Join United Way of Greater Rochester to talk about business, football,
community building, millennials—and how it all relates to your bottom line. Many thanks to our sponsor UBS.

  • Where: St. John Fisher College, Cleary Auditorium 
  • When: Thursday, March 16 from 7:30-9:00 a.m.
  • Cost: Free 

  • RSVP: Please click here to register by March 8.

Students participating in Community Fund programs achieve 1 full point higher GPA scores compared to their middle school peers.