ROC receives grant to enhance ‘Especially for Kids’ program

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) is pleased to announced that it has been awarded a $3,500 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of WNY, Inc. to enhance the organization’s “Especially for Kids” program. The grant will be used to purchase therapy supplies, backpacks, school supplies and winter coat gift certificates. Located at 730 Olean Road […]

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ROC Ripples — 10.6.16

A woman I’ll call Ann came to the ROC for help a little over four years ago. Like many of our participants, Ann was unemployed, trying to do her best for her family but had run out of resources. The ROC connected her with services to meet her family’s immediate needs. For four years, we worked […]

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ROC plans parenting workshops at East Aurora preschools

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) is excited to offer East Aurora preschools a chance to experience the benefits of EPIC parenting workshop. All classes will take place from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. At Nativity Preschool, 970 Main St.: • Oct. 12, Helping your child to cope (infants and toddlers workshop) • Oct. 19, Establishing routine […]

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Rural Outreach Center to offer five-week diabetes program

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) is inviting individuals who have diabetes, and their caregivers, to learn more about this medical condition through discussion and activity. During five sessions beginning Oct. 4 and running through Nov. 1, conversations and activities will focus on diet, exercise and medication, all of which impact this condition. Additionally, handouts will […]

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ROC Ripples — 9.12.16

Special Issue of ROC Ripples     Fundraiser!   We’ll be sharing with you some of our work in the next newsletter but wanted to send you a special greeting to let you know about our upcoming fundraiser at the Elm Street Bakery. All tickets are available at the Bakery, 72 Elm Street in East Aurora. We also […]

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ROC Ripples – 7.6.16

Every Step Along the Way… “Mark” is a kind, hard working young man. He didn’t have a car or access to public transportation, but he did have a job. So, Mark walked five miles each way to work everyday, no matter the weather. When Mark came to us, we knew he needed financial skills, not […]

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