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Crosby's Fund News

REDD Restaurant in Napa Valley, CA Planning a Fundraiser to Benefit Crosby's Fund

July 2013 - Richard Reddington is a family friend, but he is also an acclaimed chef in Napa Valley, CA. He owns two successful restaurants - REDD and REDD Wood. Richard and his family tragically lost their beloved mother Ann Reddington in September 2012. This event will honor Anne and her love of children. Mrs. Reddington was beloved in and around the city of Rochester. She worked as a school nurse in Pittsford, Ny for 24 years. This event will honor Anne by raising awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research. Read More ►

Yoga For a Cause Raises Over $5,000 for Crosby's Fund

June 2013 - The original plan was to have an outdoor yoga event at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa, but the weather did not cooperate. With below average temperatures and torrential rain, the event was moved at the last minute to Ravenwood Golf Course. Even with the last minute venue change, over 100 people were in attendance. The night started off with a 90-minute yoga class lead by Karyn Lederman. She brought everyone together to feel hopeful and eager to help make a difference for children with cancer.

Allendale Columbia Students Raise $1,000 for Crosby's Fund 

May 2013 - The second annual Entrepreneur Day at Allendale Columbia took place Friday, May 3rd. Third, Fourth and Fifth grade students set up a business and sold their homemade products to the school community. In preparation for Entrepreneur Day the students were required to complete a business plan, decide either to be a sole proprietor or forms a partnership, and spend time making their products in preparation for the event. ​ Read More ►

Alex and Ani "Charmed by Charity" Event Raises $2,328 for Crosby's Fund

March 2013 - What a night it was! The store was jam packed with friends and family for over 2 hours in support of Crosby's Fund. We are excited to announce $2,328 was raised for Crosby's Fund. Alex & Ani, a national chain of jewelry stores, recently opened 2 locations in Rochester. Carolyn Rafaelian, the founder of Alex & Ani, believes "that every individual has a positive message to share with the world and by incorporating powerful symbolism and design into each (+) energy piece.  Read More ►

Local Charity Donates Over $4,000 to Crosby's Fund 

March 2013 - Nancy Lives Wilmot Gives is a Rochester based charity that was created in honor of Nancy Roberts to raise money and awareness for the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and for people affected by cancer in our community. Read More ►

Crosby's Fund Featured in "Strong Kids News"

March 2013 - The Golisano Children's Hospital recently featured a wonderful article about Crosby's Fund in their "Strong Kids News" newsletter. Thank you to everyone at the hospital that worked hard to put this together. Your efforts will help spread awareness of pediatric cancer and the critical need for research funding. Read More ►

Nurses Station Dedicated to Crosby

January 2013 - The nurses station on the new stem cell transplant floor at Wilmot Cancer Center has recently been named in honor of Crosby. The plaque reads the "Crosby L. Wilmot Nurse's Station and Care Coordination. Named in honor of Crosby and the nurses who loved him.” We are very touched the cancer center has remembered Crosby in this way. Thank you to the people that made this possible.  Read More

Gooding-Crosby Scholarship Awarded for the First Time

January 2013 - The Gooding-Crosby scholarship was set up in honor of Crosby and his grandfather, Peter Gooding. It was recently awarded for the first time at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Convention. The scholarship fund was generously created by Coach Peter Gooding’s former soccer players at Amherst College. The winner of the grant this year was "The Coaching Project " at the School of Graduate Education at Smith College in Amherst, MA. Read More ►

Poinsetta's for Crosby's Fund

January 2013 - Midtown Athletic Club and The Garden Factory teamed up again this year to raise money for a charity of their choice. We are very fortunate that Glenn William, Midtown's General Manager, decided to support our cause again. Through the sale of poinsettias at the club, they raised $2200 for Crosby's Fund before the holidays. Thank you Midtown, the Garden Factory and all of the members that purchased plants for supporting pediatric cancer research.  Read More ►