Foundation Donations Help Provide Safety and Security for Local Family

Foundation Donations Help Provide Safety and Security for Local Family While a miracle may have saved his life almost 50 years ago, today it’s the generosity of Foundation donors that provided needed safeguards for John and his mother. In 1966, while walking home from school, John spotted his brother and some friends on the other […]

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Foundation Wish Tree Brings Happiness and Hope to Local Families

    Over 15 families and 150 individuals had the opportunity to exchange gifts this holiday season thanks to The Wish Tree, a collaborative project between The Rehabilitation Foundation, The Olean YMCA and the N. Union and Walmart Olean Subway locations. The project began six years ago when Shelley Pollock, Foundation Board member and Subway […]

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Donation provides interactive music event

Rachel Bell’s accordion sang into the halls of the Allegany building in a recent concert, stirring the packed Linwood Activity Room with a curiosity about the instruments and upbeat response to her French and English country dance music. The musical performance was offered to the people we support in memory of the late visually-impaired David […]

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Foundation presents scholarships/awards to deserving staff

Recently, the Rehabilitation Foundation’s annual Scholarships & Awards reception honored several staff members and departments with grants to fund their dreams and goals which will return to benefit the Agency. Each year it’s a tall order to go through the requests and choose a person to receive each particular scholarship or award. For their conscientious […]

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Foundation exceeds fundraising goals on #nygivesday

On“Giving Tuesday,” The Rehabilitation Foundation surpassed its fundraising goal of $1500 in participation in #NYgivesday. #NYgivesday is a 24-hour challenge to celebrate nonprofits across New York State. The day brings together nonprofits to raise awareness, collect donations, and build a stronger sense of philanthropy throughout the local communities. The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation (CRCF) brought […]

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Wish Tree Project

    The Wish Tree is a wonderful opportunity to give a Christmas gift to a person the Agency supports at a time when they otherwise might not receive one. The project is a collaboration between local businesses and organizations who come together with the community to provide meaningful Christmas gifts to people the agency supports and their families. […]

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Comedy Night brings out community support

The Foundation’s annual Comedy Night drew hundreds to this year’s laugh-in featuring two nationally-renowned comedians in a rave performance in early November. The event, hosted at Good Times of Olean, offered the community an opportunity to laugh and dine together while making an important contribution to the ReHab Center’s mission of supporting people with disabilities. […]

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Mari Howard to receive prestigious C-Level leadership award

Mari Howard, president and CEO or the ReHabilitaton Center and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara,  has been a visionary and driving force behind the ReHabilitation Center’s rise as an emerging leader among NYSARC chapters in the state and vital collaborative partner in the Western New York community.      Her significant achievements have been well noted by other leaders […]

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Leadership Cattaraugus tours Agency production sites

Leadership Cattaraugus, comprised of more than 20 area professional members, toured the Charles Ried and SubCon campus in late September to gain a greater understanding of the entrepreneurial social enterprise in which the Agency is engaged. “The ReHab Center has been a long-time community partner and an active supporter of Leadership Cattaraugus,” Brian Eddy, director […]

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Congratulations to all our staff for Staff Appreciation Week!

All our staff make it possible for the ReHab Center to support more than 850 people with disabilities across three counties.  They get up every day and go to work to support our people in a million different ways, but always with the intention to do their best to ensure that each will reach their […]

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