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Rural Outreach Center wins SOPHi Award for Community Impact

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) in East Aurora, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting, empowering and elevating the impoverished rural population in southern Erie County and surrounding areas, received a SOPHi Award for Community Impact on Oct. 13 from the Population Health Collaborative. The awards ceremony was held at Buffalo RiverWorks. The Spotlight on Population […]

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Annual ROCtober event to benefit Rural Outreach Center

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting rural poverty, will host its fourth annual “ROCtober” event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Elm Street Bakery, 72 Elm St., East Aurora. The event will feature food by Elm Street Bakery, wine provided by Reed’s Wines and Liquors, beer, music […]

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Rural Outreach Center to offer Living with Diabetes sessions

Those who live with diabetes know it is a challenging condition and must be monitored closely. This includes blood work, medications, making daily choices about the foods that are eaten, exercise routine, fluid intake and planning ahead to maintain good health. The public is invited to come and join other individuals who want to learn […]

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Rural Outreach Center seeks part-time case manager

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), located at 730 Olean Road in East Aurora, is looking for a part-time case manager/social worker to join its team. The ROC’s model of care is designed to help individuals and families work toward self-sufficiency. The person hired in this role will be responsible for the intake of new participants, […]

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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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