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New Documentary, 30 Years of Miracles: Tom Golisano and a Legacy of Giving, Premieres April 28 at 8 pm on WXXI-TV in Rochester


(Rochester, New York) April 21, 2016 – WXXI presents a new documentary that explores the extraordinary life of Rochester entrepreneur and philanthropist B. Thomas Golisano. 30 Years of Miracles: Tom Golisano and a Legacy of Giving, airing Thursday, April 28 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV, takes a fresh look at how this self-made billionaire has left an indelible mark on the world around him. Read more | Watch Entire Documentry

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Grand Opening is May 7th of New Exhibit, "In Celebraation of Down Syndrome" at Museum of disAbility


Come to the opening of the new vibrant multimedia exhibit "In Celebration of Down Syndrome" at the Museum of disAbility in Buffalo that opens May 7th. See all the details here. RSVP is required.

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Golisano Foundation Launches 6th Annual Challenge to Spread the Word to End the “R” Word


February 17, 2016 – For the sixth year, the Golisano Foundation is challenging the Rochester community to Spread the Word to End the R-Word™.  Read more

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Students with Disabilities Thrive in the BELL Program at Roberts Wesleyan College

February 3, 2016 – At Roberts Wesleyan College, students with intellectual and developmental disabilities discover an environment that fosters their independence and preparation for competitive employment in the Bridge to Earning, Living and Learning (BELL) Program. Learn more about the BELL Program by visiting roberts.edu/BELL

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Foundation Recognizes Six with Move to Include Awards and Honors Grant Recipient Organizations at 30th Anniversary Celebration on October 15th


Rochester, NY--October 8, 2015--The Golisano Foundation will celebrate its 30th Anniversary on Thursday October 15th at George Eastman Museum with a presentation of the first ever Move to Include Awards, a dinner reception honoring award and grant recipient organizations and a presentation by renowned photographer Rick Guidotti, creator of the Positive Exposure Photographic Exhibition. Read more

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Ann Costello Has a New Blog on Huffington Post - What Healthcare Can and Should be for People With
Intellectual Disabilities


September 28, 2015--Don't miss Ann Costello's blog in the Huffington Post this week. "We must accelerate our efforts and take Healthy Communities to transformative scale -- with inclusive healthcare for all -- ensuring that people with IDD are not excluded from the healthcare systems within their communities." Read blog

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"Everyone should have an opportunity to be treated with respect. Strong legs run so that weak legs may walk."
B. Thomas Golisano, Founder