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School Supplies Program

We’re wearing shorts, breaking out our sunglasses, and kids are starting to dream about vacation.  It must be getting close to the end of the school year!  While you and your family are planning lazy summer days, picnics, and exploring new places, we here at ROC are already thinking about the upcoming school year.  Why? […]

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ROC Ripples — 5.9.17

Look at what you’ve done this year!  Imagine what we can do next year… A ROC Success Before Kelsey walked into ROC, her life had hit its lowest point. She and her husband were unemployed and living day-to-day. They didn’t have the basics we all take for granted — important things such as food and comfortable […]

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Celebrating Volunteers

Did you know that April is National Volunteer Month?  ROC wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our many volunteers.  We have about 150 volunteers!  They do everything from reading to kids to preparing Snack Packs to running the New Paths Redistribution Center – and so much more!     This month, ROC is […]

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Rural Outreach Center receives donation from United Capital

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) recently received a $2,750 donation from United Capital, a national wealth management firm with an office in Western New York.  Through United Capital’s national “Help4Hearts” program, local offices generate $250 to donate toward a charity of their choice for every client referral they receive and meet with. The program is designed […]

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Rural Outreach Center seeks social worker

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), an East Aurora-based nonprofit organization dedicated to ending rural poverty in southern Erie County and surrounding areas and assisting, empowering and elevating individuals to self-sufficiency, is seeking a part-time social worker to join its dedicated staff. The ROC offers general counseling, mental health and substance abuse counseling, play therapy, multiple […]

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Rural Outreach Center adds Susan Giovino as program director

The Rural Outreach Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting, empowering and elevating the impoverished rural population in southern Erie County and surrounding areas, has appointed East Aurora resident Susan Giovino to the position of program director. Giovino has 10 years of experience in the advertising industry and has worked as a culinary tour guide […]

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Rural Outreach Center to celebrate Single Parents’ Day

East Aurora’s Rural Outreach Center will celebrate national Single Parents’ Day on Saturday, March 18, will a special event from 10 a.m. to noon at the ROC, 730 Olean Road East Aurora. This “get-to-know-you” event at the ROC will celebrate the hard work single parents do every day. Open to single parents and their families, […]

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