In the News

2019

Upstate Medical to Use $3m Golisano Donation for Center For Special Needs - Central NY Business Journal - Oct 1, 2019

$3M Center For Special Needs Established At Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital - WXHC - Sep 30, 2019l

SWBR celebrates opening of 33,000 s/f Golisano Autism Center in Rochester - New York Real Estate Journal - Oct 1, 2019

Golisano donates $3 million to expand services at a children's hospital in Syracuse - WXXI - Sep 30, 2019

Upstate Medical gets $3M to cut ‘staggering’ wait list for special needs kids - Syracuse.com - Sep 30, 2019

Golisano Children's Hospital receives $3 million to establish center for special needs - CNY Central Sep 27, 2019


Bahamian dogs seek Keys homes - Florida Keys News - Sep 18, 2019

Couple from west Kentucky used yacht to deliver supplies, rescue dogs in Bahamas - WPSD TV - Sep 17, 2019

Golisano gifts $7.5 million to Robert Wesleyan College for SWBR-designed project - NYS Real Estate Journal - Sep 17, 2019

A Florida Billionaire Lent His Yacht to Rescue 50 Dogs and Bring 30 Tons of Supplies to the Bahamas - Newsweek -Sep 13, 2019

Naples billionaire Tom Golisano’s yacht captain goes to Bahamas to give aid - WINK News Fort Myers - Sep 13, 2019

Naples billionaire provides yacht to rescue 50 dogs, deliver 30 tons of supplies to Bahamas - Naples Daily News - Sep 12, 2019

Golisano's yacht used to provide aid to Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian - 13WHAM - Sep 12, 2019

Golisano's yacht used to transport dogs and relief supplies in the Bahamas - WXXI - Sep 12, 2019

Golisano Autism Center opens - Rochester Business Journal - Sep 12, 2019

Golisano Autism Center, hub for autism services, celebrates grand opening - 13WHAM - Sep 12, 2019

New autism center opens in Rochester - WROC TV - Sep 12, 2019

New autism center promises ‘one-stop hub’ for services - WXXI - Sep 12, 2019

Golisano Autism Center grand opening - WHEC TV 10 - Sep 12, 2019

Superyacht Laurel Takes in 50 Rescue Dogs From the Bahamas Amid Hurricane Dorian - Boat International - Sep 11, 2019

Yacht joins canine crusade after Hurricane Dorian - The Triton - Sep 10. 2019

Dogs rescued from the Bahamas arrive in West Palm Beach - CBS 12 West Palm Beach - Sep 9, 2019

Dogs Rescued From the Bahamas Arrive in West Palm Beach - NBC 6 West Palm Beach - Sep 9, 2019

Big Dog Ranch Rescue evacuates dogs from the Bahamas on a mega yacht - WPTV 5 West Palm Beach - Sep 8, 2019

Golisano Training Center opens at Nazareth College - WHEC TV - Aug 30, 2019

Golisano Foundation provides $120,000 grant to LARC - Sanibel Captiiva Islander - Aug 29, 2019

GOLISANO FOUNDATION PROVIDES $120,000 GRANT TO LEE ASSOCIATION FOR REMARKABLE CITIZENS - Online PR Media - Aug 20, 2019

Golisano Foundation Provides $120,000 Grant to Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens - Healthy Lee - Aug 26, 2019

Golisano Foundation provides $120,000 grant to LARC - Gulfshore Business - Aug 21, 2019

Golisano Foundation Provides Grant to LARC to Support Expansion of LAB: Learn, Achieve, Become - Greater Fort Myers Chamber - Aug 19, 2019

Golisano makes $7.5M gift to Roberts Wesleyan College to build innovative center - WHEC TV - Aug 29, 2019

Golisano donates $7.5 million to Roberts Wesleyan College - WXXI - Aug 29, 2019

Golisano bests previous record gift to Roberts Wesleyan with $7.5M donation for new center - Democrat and Chronicle - Aug 29, 2019

Golisano gift stakes multipurpose Roberts Wesleyan center - Rochester Business Journal - Aug 29, 2019

Roberts Wesleyan Receives Largest Gift in History from Tom Golisano - 13 WHAM News - Aug 29, 2019

Roberts Wesleyan to Build New Center - Spectrum News Rochester - Aug 29, 2019

Boost for athletes with intellectual disability - Daily Nation - Aug 15, 2019

Special Olympics Kenya gets thumbs up from US company - Standard Media Kenya - Aug 15, 2019

Golisano supports language program for people with Down syndrome- RBJ - July 19, 2019

Imagining the Possibilities - Cover Story on Tom Golisano - Exceptional Parent Magazine, May 2019

Penn State football doc honored for deep devotion to Special Olympics - PennLive, May 1, 2019

Development celebrates a diversity of abilities - Finger Lakes Times, May 3, 2019

Golisano Institute of Disability Nursing - Collegium Magazine St. John Fisher College, Winter 2019

Construction begins on Golisano Autism Center and new pediatric facility - RBJ, Mar 29, 2019

Crews break ground on Golisano Autism Center in Rochester - WROC TV, Mar 29, 2019

Groundbreaking Friday for new Golisano Autism Center - Democrat and Chronicle, Mar 29, 2019

Construction underway for new Golisano Autism Center in Rochester- 13 WHAM TV, Mar 28, 2019

Gates family reflects on brain injury rehabilitation program- 13WHAM TV, Mar 20, 2019

Lions Sight First Eye Hospital honored for championing global health work with Golisano Global Health Leadership Award - Brits in Kenya, Mar 17, 2019

7,500 athletes receive health screenings at Special Olympics 'Healthy Athletes' - Kazinform, Mar 14, 2019

Honoring those who bring health care services to people with intellectual disabilities - WXXI, Mar 13, 2019

People with intellectual disability still get inadequate care - Gulf News, Mar 13, 2019

 

2018

Rochester dentist receives Golisano Leadership Award - Messenger Post, Dec 12, 2018

Reid earns health award from Special Olympics - Journal Pioneer Dec 10, 2018

Local dentist wins regional award for his work with Special Olympians - WXXI, Dec 8, 2018

Rochester dentist awarded at ceremony in NYC - WROC TV, Dec 8, 2018

Arc wins grant - Star Gazette, Dec 8, 2018

Pittsford apartments will help people with developmental disabilities learn independence - Democrat and Chronicle, Nov 28, 2018

Transitional apartments in Pittsford being renovated for people with disabilities- 13WHAM Nov 27, 2018

Help for families with autism - WROC TV, Nov 14, 2018

Golisano, foundation give $5.8M to St. John Fisher for disability nursing institute - Democrat and Chronicle, Oct 30, 2018 -

Golisano, foundation give $5.8M to St. John Fisher for disability nursing institute - Democrat and Chronicle, Oct 30, 2018 - PDF

New institute at Fisher nursing school aims to help patients with disabilities - 13WHAM, Oct 30, 2018

Tom Golisano donates $5.8 million to SJFC for developmental disabilities nursing program - WXXI, Oct 30, 2018

Golisano Foundation gifts $5.8M for developmental disabilities nursing program - WHEC TV, Oct 20, 2018

Golisano gift helps Fisher launch Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing - WROC TV YouTube, Oct 30, 2018

Area nonprofits partner on internships for disabled - Rochester Business Journal, Oct 2, 2018

Golisano Autism Center announces 2 initiative - Messenger Post, Sep 26, 2018

Hundreds Gather to Walk for Inclusion for Special Olympics 13WHAM Sep 30, 2018

Lifetime Assistance celebrates 40 years 13 WHAM, Sep 2018

Lifetime Assistance marks 40 years of providing services for people with disabilities - WXXI, Sep 2018

Lifetime Assistance Marking 40 Years, Presenting Awards to Tom Golisano and Donna Lowry - Minority Reporter, Sep 2018

For intellectually challenged, having a best buddy is comforting - Fort Myers News Press, Aug 18, 2018

Dr. Rick Rader Receives Golisano Foundation Move to Include Award - EP Magazine, Aug 2018

Special Olympics picks Jordan Valley as first Missouri recipient for award - Springfield Business Journal, Aug 9, 2018

Golisano provides big grant to STARability Foundation - Florida Weekly Aug 9, 2018

Golisano grants $140,000 to STARability Foundation - Gulfshore Business, Aug 3, 2018

Golisano Grants $140,000 to STARability Foundation - Bonita Springs Chamber, Aug 2, 2018

GOLISANO FOUNDATION GRANTS $300K TO EXPAND BEST BUDDIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - Above Board Chamber, Jun 12, 2018

Best Buddies of Southwest Florida kicks off thanks to $300,000 grant from the Golisano Foundation - Ft Myers Beach Observer, Jun 7, 2018

Special Olympics Hawaii honors local organizations - KITV, June 2018

Summit Center gets $300,000 in donations - WGRZ TV, June 2018

Nazareth College breaks ground on $23.5M training center - MP News, June 2018

Golisano Training Center breaks ground, WHEC TV, June 2018

Why families of kids with autism are moving to Rochester - Democrat and Chronicle, May 2018

Big push on for autism support in Rochester, Finger Lakes - MP News, May 2018

How a group of local moms created an autism support system for thousands - Democrat and Chronicle, May 2018

New CEO for Special Olympics New Zealand - Scoop News April 2018

Rochester families living with autism will have access to better support services by July 1 - Democrat and Chronicle, April 2018

Abu Dhabi Special Olympics: Free health screenings for 1,500 - Gulf News, March 2018

Discriminatory Language about People with Intellectual Disabilities - Particularly the 'R'-word - Remains Prevalent Across Social Media - SO/ PRNewswire, March 2018

Special Olympics MENA Games Abu Dhabi: 1000 participants to benefit from Healthy Athletes initiative - Sport 360, March 2018

Annual campaign to end the "R-Word" underway- WXXI, March 2018

Golisano Foundation leads ‘Spread the Word’ campaign - Rochester Business Journal, February 2018

Connections: "End the R-Word" campaign focuses on disparities- WXXI, February 2018

The Rebound documentary on wheelchair basketball comes to Rochester - WXXI, January 2018

2017

The uncertain future of segregated workshops - WXXI, December 2017

PAHO/WHO and Special Olympics agree to improve health access for people with intellectual disabilities - Pan American Health Organization - November 2017

Nazareth College, Irondequoit Country Club reach compromise on proposed athletic facility - 13WHAM, October 2017

Golfers concerned with proposed Special Olympics training center near Irondequoit Country Club - WHEC TV October 2017

Golisano gives $5 million for new pediatric behavioral health and wellness center - WXXI, October 19, 2017

Golisano gives $5M to URMC for pediatric behavioral health center - Democrat and Chronicle, Oct 19, 2017

Golisano gives $5M for new pediatric behavioral health & wellness center - WHEC TV, October 18, 2017

Tom Golisano gives $5 million for new Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center - MP Now, Nov 2017

URMC expanding child, adolescent mental health care - 13WHAM, Oct 19, 2017

Golisano Gives $5 Million To URMC For Pediatric Behavioral Health Center - Open Minds, Oct 25, 2017

Strong Kids | 2018 | Volume 2, May 6, 2018

Profile: Tom Golisano Rochester Business Journal, September 2017

Golisano Autism Center to be built on South Avenue - Democrat and Chronicle, May 2017

Golisano Autism Center - 13WHAM TV, May 16, 2017

Golisano Autism Center - WXXI, May 16, 2017

Golisano Autism Center - Rochester Business Journal May 16, 2017

Golisano Autism Center - Messenger Post Media May 16, 2017

A first peek inside the new Golisano Children's Hospital

Get video sneak peak at the new Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida - Fort Myers News Press, March 2017

Golisano Children's Hospital moves patients into new tower

Collier children also will benefit from new Golisano Children’s Hospital in Lee

New Golisano children’s hospital to open on Saturday - WINK News, March 31, 2017

Grand opening of Golisano's Children's Hospital in Fort Myers

Golisano Children's Hospital Officially Opens (Gulfshore Life)

Rochester doctor wins global award, advocates for children with disabilities - NY Upstate, March 2017

Spread the word to end the 'R word' - WXXI March 2017

2016

Special Olympics Connecticut Names UConn School of Dental Medicine its First Golisano Health Leadership Award Honoree - Hartford Current, December 2016

Big Bet Philanthropy: How More Givers Are Spending Big And Taking Risks To Solve Society's Problems - November, 2016, Forbes

Philanthropist Tom Golisano and Special Olympics Launch New Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards to Recognize Significant Progress Made in Increasing Access to Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities - PR Newswire September 2016

No, You’re Not Welcome Here - Huffington Post September 2016

Golisano Health Leadership Awards launched September 2016, Rochester Business Journal

Golisano Center for Community Health dedicated at Memorial Medical Center - Niagara Gazette, June 2016

2015

- Daily Mail UK, July 27, 2015

$25M Gift To Special Olympics Largest Private Donation In Organization’s History - CBS LA Jul 27, 2015

Special Olympics gets largest single private donation, $25M - Chicago Tribune, Jul 25, 2015

Special Olympics makes health a global priority - ABC News, Jul 25, 2015

Golisano Foundation gives Special Olympics largest single private donation, $25M - Syracuse.com, Jul 25, 2015

Golisano Foundation donates $25M to Special Olympics - Niagara Gazette, Jul 25, 2015

Special Olympics Receives Largest Gift in 47-Year History Golisano Foundation Commits $25 Million to Change the Game and Improve Global Access to Health Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities - PR Newswire, Jul 25 2015

Golisano gives record $25 million to Special Olympics - D&C, Jul 25, 2015

Golisano Foundation, Golisano make Forbes list of top givers - December 2015 Rochester Business Journal

Philanthropist, businessman B. Thomas Golisano celebrates three decades of charitable giving - Naples Daily News, October 2015

Tom Golisano & The Golisano Foundation Honored By The Arc - October 2015, WXXI

The Inaugural Move To Include Awards Handed Out - WXXI, October 2015

Golisano Foundation to honor six with Move to Include Awards - October 2015, Rochester Business Journal

Promoting a more inclusive workplace - Democrat and Chronicle, July 2015

2014

Promoting a more inclusive workplaces - Democrat and Chronicle, Jul 28, 2014

Teaming Up To Provide Dental Services To People With Intellectual Disabilities WXXI News, June 2014

Dr. BiCuspid Article - Event models successful care of adults with intellectual disabilities, June 2014

Special on USA Games - Exceptional Parent Magazine, June 2014

Golisano Restorative Neurology & Rehab Center - Western NY Physician June 2014