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The F.F. Thompson Foundation is pleased to announce the Fall 2011 recipients of its Community Health Grants, a program inspired by Mary Clark Thompson, prominent philanthropist and founder of F.F. Thompson Hospital.
The following programs have been selected for the Fall 2011 grant cycle:
  • Medication Drop Off programs through the Partnership for Ontario County
  • The American Red Cross’s Pediatric CPR Training Program
  • Parkinson Support Group meetings through the Parkinson Support Group of  the Finger Lakes
  • The Youth Health Zone of the Greater Canandaigua Family YMCA
  • Ontario ARC’s Aging Symposium
  • Caregiver Kits provided by the Pioneer Library System
  • Ontario County Youth Court, held by the Partnership for Ontario County
  • The Children’s Education Garden Project at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion

Given in honor of Mary Clark Thompson’s generosity, Community Health Grants enable the Foundation to invest directly in local initiatives geared towards enhancing the health and well-being of our community. 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. Grants are awarded twice a year, in the fall and spring.
To find out more about the Community Health Grants Program, or for more information regarding Thompson Health’s 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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