St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center has won the 2014 Bank of America Impact Award. This award recognizes and honors non-profit staff, volunteers and programs that make our community a better place to live. The Neighborhood Center was one of five agencies designated as finalists.
The Rochester Business Journal and the United Way hosted the Greater Rochester Awards luncheon on October 28th at the Joe Floreano Convention Center. The annual event recognizes and honors individuals and organizations representing excellence in non-profit human services, including Board leaders, an individual community champion, outstanding volunteer groups, and Executive of the Year. Other finalists for the Impact Award included: Boys and Girls Club Accelerated Reading Program, Mary Cariola Center, Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes and Veteran’s Outreach Center.
“We are honored to win this award,” said Christine Wagner, SSJ, Executive Director and co-founder of St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center. “Since opening in 1993, the Center has grown in size as well as quantity of services, to accommodate the increasing needs of people in our community. It is wonderful to be recognized, along with these fellow nominees, for all our collective impact on individuals and families in Monroe and surrounding counties. “