"Everyone should have an opportunity to be treated with respect. Strong legs run so that weak legs may walk."
B. Thomas Golisano, Founder
Delegation from Golisano Foundation, AADMD Students and Special Olympics Attend CGI U In St. Louis
April 2013 --Ann Costello, Director of the Golisano Foundation and a delegation of students from the University of Rochester and Nazareth College, and Special Olympics attended CGI U year and met with President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. Read more and see photos
March 6 is Annual Day of Awareness to End the R-Word
On March 6, the annual day of awareness of the hurtful use of the R-word, the Golisano Foundation is once again challenging the Rochester community to Spread the Word to End the Word™ to create a more accepting world for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have unique gifts and talents to share with the world. Read more
Interview with Ann Costello from South Korea on How Tom Golisano and the Golisano Foundation are Helping to Improve the Health of Special Olympics Athletes Around the World.
As one of the most recent and largest sponsors of Special Olympics health programs, the Golisano Foundation will have a game-changing impact on athletes' lives for years to come with a $12 million commitment. At the World Winter Games PyeongChang 2013, foundation Executive Director Ann Costello explained the impetus behind this incredible gift. See Video
New Photo Gallery Added from Special Olympics
See more photos of Ann Costello in South Korea including the presentation of medals for the Alpine Event and Healthy Athlete screenings. See Photos
Ann Costello is Representing the Golisano Foundation at Special Olympics Winter Games in South Korea
Ann Costello, Director of the Golisano Foundation, is in South Korea for the 2013 Special Olympics Winter Games, January 29 - February 5, 2013. Ann is participating in the opening ceremonies, global summits and other key events and is speaking at meetings on the Healthy Communitiies initiative. Read more
Tom Golisano Makes $20 Million Challenge Grant to Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida
(Fort Myers, FL, Oct. 30, 2012) -- B. Thomas Golisano was revealed today as the donor of a $20 million matching gift to build a new children’s hospital, which will be named Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Read more