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The F.F. Thompson Foundation is pleased to announce the Spring 2011 recipients of the Mary Clark Thompson Community Health Grants:
  • The Partnership for Ontario County’s Pikes Peak Project
  • The Back Pack Program at Marcus Whitman Central School District
  • The Salvation Army, for its Senior Exercise and Nutrition Program
  • The American Red Cross for its Super Saturday CPR Training Program
  • Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service’s 13th Annual Caring for the Caregivers Conference
  • The Youth Development Initiative developed by With Youth, For Youth
  • The City of Canandaigua Fire Rescue, to provide Thermal Imaging Training for the Canandaigua Fire Department
Mary Clark Thompson Community Health Grants Program enables the Foundation to invest directly in organizations and projects, promoting and enhancing the health and well-being of our community.  The Foundation awards grants twice a year, in the fall and spring, to local organizations with projects or programs that demonstrate both Thompson Health’s mission and dedication to the betterment of our region.  These grants are in keeping with the community-minded philanthropy of Mary Clark Thompson, founder of F.F. Thompson Hospital.
Based upon grant application, project plans and financial need, local not-for-profit organizations may receive grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 annually to assist with programs that will continue to enhance our community.

To find out more about the Mary Clark Thompson Community Health Grants Program, or for more information regarding Thompson Health’s Fall 2011 grant process, please visit www.ThompsonHealth.com or contact Anita Pietropaolo, associate director of the F.F. Thompson Foundation, at (585) 396-6671.
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