Lee Gatta and Joe Redick

Lee Gatta and her husband, Joe Reddick, feel blessed by the support they have received over the years from Syracuse and Central New York. It was the community’s support that inspired them to give back by establishing a charitable giving plan through the Community Foundation....

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It is commonplace for many of us to avoid estate planning for a whole host of reasons, including avoidance or procrastination, the belief that it is strictly for older adults or those with lots of money or property, or simply because we don’t know where...

Carolyn Palmer with her sisters

Caroline Palmer, known to her many relatives as Aunt Carol, made everyone feel special and worthy of her attention. Whether it was a family member, one of her second grade students, or a friend from church, Carol was considered a person you could count on...

Ron and Margaret Peckham believe you make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. Through the Peckham Family Fund, they are making a life and a legacy in Central New York.

Susan Furtney

On June 17, 2020, the Central New York Community Foundation board of directors elected three new members and appointed a new officer.

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Giving Voice Spring 2020: Granting Matters

Pragya S. Murphy, MBA

Giving Voice Spring 2020: Giving Matters

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Giving Voice Spring 2020: Grantee Story

Joe Wiedenbeck sits on a couch at his home

Giving Voice Spring 2020: Donor Story

Nicola DaSilva stands on the porch of her home located in Syracuse

Giving Voice Spring 2020: LeadSafeCNY