Monthly Archives: December 2018

ROC Ripples — 12.4.18

“What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?” — George Eliot During this holiday season we are warmed by the love of family and friends and the feeling of gratitude for all we have. At the ROC it is the perfect time to reflect on the extraordinary generosity […]

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Rural Outreach Center earns grant for Babies ROC pilot program

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), a nonprofit organization based in East Aurora that helps the rural poor transition to self-sufficiency through a variety of programs, was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. The Health Foundation is an independent private foundation that advocates for continuous improvement in […]

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Rural Outreach Center in East Aurora is a Code Blue site

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) at 730 Olean Road in East Aurora has been designated as a Code Blue site for southern Erie County. From December 2018 through March 2019, the facility will be open to individuals without safe shelter any time the temperature, including wind chill, falls below 32 degrees. The ROC’s Code Blue […]

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