Press Releases


2018

June 20, 2018 -- The Summit Center to Unveil $3.7 Million Capital Campaign Golisano Foundation & M&T Charitable Foundation to announce major gifts

June 20, 2018 -- The Summit Center to Unveil $3.7 Million Capital Campaign Golisano Foundation & M&T Charitable Foundation to announce major gifts

June 14, 2018 -- Golisano Training Center Groundbreaking is Thursday June 14 at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY

May 7, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation is Expanding Giving to Agencies in Southwest Florida Serving People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

March 12, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation is Expanding Geographic Target Area to Include all of NYS OPWDD Region 1

March 7, 2018 -- Today! Spread the Word to End the R-Word Day Pledge Activities Going on All Across Community

February 22, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation is Expanding Geographic Target Area to Include all of NYS OPWDD Region 1

February 21, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation and Community are Preparing for Annual Spread the Word to End the R Word Campaign

January 16, 2018 -- NEWS -- Tom Golisano Launching New Campaign - Tax My Property Fairly - to Help Homeowners in Upstate New York Fight for Fair Property Taxes 

 

2017

October 23, 2017 -- Tom Golisano Holding Back $90,000 Tax Payment on Canandaigua Lake Home Due to Significant Geese Problem that is Making his Property Unusable 

October 23, 2017 -- Notice of News Conference - Tom Golisano Holding Back $90,000 Tax Payment  

October 19, 2017 --  Tom Golisano gives $5 million for new Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center 

October 13, 2017 -- RIT to Honor Tom Golisano's Contributions as Champion of Global Health at Celebration on October 20 

May 16, 2017 -- Golisano Autism Center to be Built in Rochester

April 1, 2017 -- Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida Hosts Grand Opening Today

March 27, 2017 -- Media and Community to Get a Sneak Peak of America's Newest Children's Hospital

March 19, 2017 -- Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards Presented to Seven for Pioneering Global Health Work at Special Olympics World Games in Austria

March 8, 2017 -- Golisano Foundation Director Ann Costello to Present First Ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards to Seven for Exceptional Global Health Work at Special Olympics World Games in Austria

March 1, 2017 -- Today! Spread the Word to End the R Word Pledge Activities Going on All Across the Region

February 15, 2017 -- Golisano Foundation and Community to Launch Biggest Campaign to Date to Spread the Word to End the R Word


2016

December 5, 2016 -- Tom Golisano and Golisano Foundation Recognized on Forbes' "Philanthropy's Big Bets for Social Change" List recognizes most promising philanthropic gifts aimed at  solving global social problems 

October 13, 2016 -- Dr. Stephen Sulkes Receives First Special Olympics New York Golisano Health Leadership Award for Advancing Inclusive Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities 

October 11, 2016 -- Special Olympics New York to Present Dr. Stephen Sulkes with Top Health Honor 

September 13, 2016 -- 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 

June 9, 2016 -- Golisano Center for Community Health Opens Today at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

March 2, 2015 -- Today is National R-word Awareness Day Rochester is Leading the Way toSpread the Word to End the R-word

February 17, 2016 -- Rochester is Leading the Way to Spread the Word to End the R-Word on March 2


2015


October 16, 2015 -- Last 3 Days! To See Positive Exposure Photography Exhibition

October 14, 2015 -- B. Thomas Golisano archives find home at RIT Collection shares philanthropist's professional and public service experiences

October 8, 2015 -- Golisano Foundation to Recognize Six with Move to Include Awards and Honor Grant Recipient Organizations at 30th Anniversary Celebration on October 15

October 5, 2015 -- Tom Golisano to Be Honored by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

September 22, 2015 -- Prepare to Be Inspired! Positive Exposure Photography Exhibition Opens October 2 at George Eastman House

September 22, 2015 -- Tom Golisano and Golisano Foundation to be Honored by The Arc (National) with Award for Support of People with Intellectual Disabilities

August 12, 2015 -- Positive Exposure Photographic Exhibition Featuring People with Intellectual Disabilities to Premiere in Rochester at George Eastman House

July 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 forPeople with Intellectual Disabilities Gift is Also Tom Golisano and his Foundation's Largest Single

July 23, 2015 -- Foundation Director Ann Costello Director to Speak and Participate in Several Events at Special Olympics 2015 World Summer Games

June 5, 2015 -- Renowned Developmental Medicine Expert to Address Conference on New Models for Caring for People with Intellectual Disabilities Tuesday June 9 at Niagara Falls Memorial Conference Sponsored by Golisano Foundation

April 30, 2015 -- Tom Golisano Hosting 120 + Special Olympics Athletes Who Will Compete in Annual State Equestrian Championship in Florida Friday & Saturday May 1,2

April 17, 2015 -- Construction Begins at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on New Golisano Center for Community Health

March 3, 2015 -- Wednesday March 4 is National R-Word Awareness Day Events Scheduled all around Rochester to Spread the Word to End the R-Word (Retarded)

February 27, 2015 -- Many Rochester Events Scheduled to Spread the Word to End the R-Word

2014

November 19, 2014 -- Year 2 Data Shows that Healthy Communities Initiative Launched with $12 Million from Tom Golisano Has Narrowed the Health Care Gap for People with Intellectual Disabilities

September 17, 2014 -- Tom Golisano Makes Gift of $3.5 Million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Build New Center for Community Health for People with Special Needs Gift is Largest in Medical Center's History

September 15, 2014 -- Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center & Golisano Foundation to Make Major Announcement Wednesday September 17th at News Conference

May 13, 2014 -- Special Olympics and Golisano Foundation Team up with Eastman Institute for Oral Health for First "A Day for Special Smiles," Providing Needed Dental Treatment to People with Intellectual Disabilities

April 9, 2014 -- WXXI and the Golisano Foundation Launch Initiative to "Move To Include" People with Disabilities

March 4, 2014 -- Rochester Rallies with Events Tomorrow March 5th to Spread the Word to End the R-Word Wheelchair dancing, group photo of 800 and more!

March 3, 2014 -- Rochester Rallies with Events on Wednesday March 5th to Spread the Word to End the R-Word

March 2, 2014 -- Events Scheduled all around Rochester this Week to Spread the Word to End the R-Word (Retarded)