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Junior League grant aids Rural Outreach Center nutrition program

The Rural Outreach Center in East Aurora was the recent recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Junior League of Buffalo for its upgraded “Nutrition ROCs” program. Founded in 1919, the Junior League of Buffalo is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the […]

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Rural Outreach Center receives funding for two new initiatives

East Aurora’s Rural Outreach Center (ROC), a nonprofit organization offering a wide variety of social services for those living in Western New York’s rural communities, recently received $12,500 from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The grant will fund two new initiatives. The first program to be funded, […]

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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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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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