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Times Union Announces Winner Of "The Big $100,000 Giveaway"



On November 16, the Times Union published our special section on philanthropy, Capital Region Gives. As part of a contest, 10 local nonprofits had the opportunity to share $100,000 in granted advertising space in the Times Union.

This year, 29 nonprofits were eligible to win a share of the $100,000 grant. Voting to determine which  nonprofit will win one of the grants started on timesunion.com on November 16.

With over 24,000 votes cast, the 10 nonprofits with the most number of votes are:

Capital District YMCA, Colonie Senior Services, Epilepsy NENY, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, JDRF NENY, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, St. Peters Hospital ALS Center, South End Children's Cafe, Trinity Alliance and Whiskers Animal Benevolent League.

Capital Region Gives. The Big $100,000 Giveaway will return in 2018.

Northern Rivers Family of Services’ Early Head Start program has been awarded a $3,750 grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match and a $2,500 grant from National Grid. The funds will be used to purchase learning supplies, play equipment, bottles, diapers, books, and other needs for the facility and its clients. Early Head Start, operated by Northern…
Leaders of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and Unity House announced that the Unity House Downtown Troy Ambassadors Program, which employs individuals to guide visitors through downtown Troy and provide assistance to residents who may need it, has been expanded to help patrons visiting the Music Hall. The Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union has opened its 11th branch at 899 Western Avenue, Albany. The 3,300-square-foot branch is conveniently located close to the State Office Campus and the University at Albany (SUNY).  "Brick and mortar is still a large part of CAP COM’s business, even as more members are using our digital and mobile platforms,” said…
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