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$40K Heading To Cortland County RSVP

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U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand recently announced more than $760,000 in federal funding they secured for 13 Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects in Upstate New York.

That includes more than $40,000 on its way to Cortland County.

The total funding will support more than 4,000 Senior Corps volunteers from organizations throughout Upstate New York who provide elderly care, tutor students, and assist communities in a variety of other ways:

Organization County Region Total Funding
Rockland Community College Rockland County Hudson Valley $77,834
Greene County Department For the Aging Greene County Capital Region $40,000
Sullivan County Legislature Sullivan County Hudson Valley $53,861
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Ogdensburg St. Lawrence County North Country $73,110
Cortland County Legislature Cortland County Central New York $40,528
Elderlife, Inc. Oneida County Central New York $49,512
Catholic Charities Chemung/Schuyler Chemung County Southern Tier $42,367
Cattaraugus County Department of Aging Cattaraugus County Western New York $40,000
Steuben County Office For Aging Steuben County Southern Tier $65,268
City of Auburn Cayuga County Central New York $40,000
Lifespan of Greater Rochester Monroe County Rochester-Finger Lakes Region $126,766
Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. Niagara County Western New York $74,864
Genesee County Office For the Aging Genesee County Rochester-Finger Lakes Region $40,000

The Corporation for National and Community Service engages 220,000 Americans age 55 and older across the U.S. through its three Senior Corps Programs, the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program, and RSVP.

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