5K Race & Walk to be held on October 25, 2015

5K Race & Walk to be held on October 25, 2015

Join the Women’s Foundation and our effort to Make Every Woman and Girl Count A 5K Race & Walk to benefit the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley October 25, 2015 9AM check-in / 10AM start   Genesee Valley Park   Run or Walk  /  Sponsor  /  Donate  /  Volunteer Learn more about this event! Together,...
Voices of Experience 2015

Voices of Experience 2015

The Girls’ Initiative of the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley presents: VOICES OF EXPERIENCE A program for girls in grades 5-12 May 5, 2015 Nazareth Arts Center 5:30pm to 8:30pm   There is no charge for the program but registration is required.  Register online today!   To inspire the girls to overcome challenges and to...
A Purse for Change 2015

A Purse for Change 2015

JOIN THE WOMEN’S FOUNDATION FOR OUR 9TH ANNUAL A PURSE FOR CHANGE AUCTION Thursday, March 19, 2015 Temple B’rith Kodesh ♥ 6:30 pm  Pre-sale tickets are no longer for sale.  Tickets are available at the door.   Learn more about this event…    
The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley distributes $100,000 in grant awards

The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley distributes $100,000 in grant awards

The Women’s Foundation is pleased to announce our 2014 Grant Award recipients. The awards are made possible through the generosity of members of our community who open their hearts and their purses to help other women. The Foundation turns their donations into community capital that makes our region a place of renewal and hope. Overcoming...
5K Race Results

5K Race Results

What a race! Thanks to all runners, walkers, team captains, sponsors and volunteers!!! Click here for official race results. Stay tuned- the top three fund raiser will be announced on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
5K Race / Walk Details-2014

5K Race / Walk Details-2014

NOTE: On-line registration is now closed BUT you can still register in person  at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters on Sat., 10/25, 10 am–2 pm OR at Genesee Valley Park (River Bend Shelter) on race day, 10/26 beginning at 9 am. Date Sunday, October 26, 2014 Location Genesee Valley Park - River Bend Shelter 400 Elmwood Avenue, 14607 (River Bend...
20th Anniversary Grant Awards Luncheon

20th Anniversary Grant Awards Luncheon

The Board of Directors of the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley invites you to join us for our 20th Anniversary Grant Awards Luncheon. Learn about the programs and people that are improving the lives of women and girls in our communities. City of Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren will give the keynote address. The luncheon is...
Make Every Woman & Girl Count 5K Race/Walk - October 26, 2014

Make Every Woman & Girl Count 5K Race/Walk – October 26, 2014

Click here for up-to-date 5K Race / Walk event details! NOTE: On-line registration is now closed BUT you can still register in person  at Medved Running and Walking Outfitters on Sat., 10/25, 10 am–2 pm OR at Genesee Valley Park (River Bend Shelter) on race day, 10/26 beginning at 9 am. Help every woman and girl in our community become...
Research – 2014 Update

Research – 2014 Update

In 2004, the Women’s Foun­da­tion of Gene­see Val­ley pub­lished the first com­pre­hen­sive study on the eco­nomic sta­tus of women in the Rochester region using data from to 2000 U.S. Cen­sus. This research has been updated using the 2010 U.S. Census data. In addi­tion, the Self-Sufficiency Stan­dard was used to explore income ade­quacy; that is, the...
The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley distributes $82,000 in grant awards

The Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley distributes $82,000 in grant awards

The Women’s Foundation is pleased to announce our 2013 Grant Award recipients. The awards are made possible through the generosity of members of our community who open their hearts and their purses to help other women. The Foundation turns their donations into community capital that makes our region a place of renewal and hope. Overcoming...