More than 200 of Compu-Mail’s clients and friends nominated their favorite charities for our 2012 Charity Connection Finale. Of these many deserving submissions, we’ve selected five finalists. The rest is up to you: Vote once per day until Valentine’s Day – February 14th, 2013. Your votes determine which charity will receive the $5,000 gift.
Voting is now closed for the Charity Connection. Thank you for your support! We will post a formal announcement of results the afternoon of February 15.
Vote once a day for one of our 5 finalists to receive $5,000 in our Charity Connection finale:
Total Voters: 83,016
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American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy is the biggest U.S. disaster response by the Red Cross in more than five years. The Red Cross has been helping people since before Sandy made landfall and will continue to help for weeks to come as families get back on their feet. Since Sandy hit, the Red Cross has provided more than 75,155 shelter stays across the affected region and served over 8.3 million meals and snacks.
Buffalo City Mission
The Buffalo City Mission, founded in 1917, is a not-for-profit organization that provides preventative, emergency and long-term recovery services to thousands of people who are homeless or impoverished. The Mission includes: Women and Children’s Shelter (Cornerstone Manor); the Men’s Community Center; the Mission’s Vehicle Donation Program; and their Dick Road Thrift Store Location to better serve our community.
Mercy Flight WNY is an independent, not-for-profit provider of emergency air-medical transport and supporting services, ensuring rapid, safe and cost effective delivery of expert emergency response teams. Established in 1981, Mercy Flight has safely completed more than 21,000 patient missions over the last 30+ years. We have crews ready to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week out of bases in Buffalo, Batavia and Olean.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY
Ronald McDonald House offers lodging and support for families of critically ill children receiving medical attention in Rochester’s health care facilities. The House in the Hospital provides lodging for families of children being treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital and is free of charge to families. Last year, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY, supported more than 1,100 families and children, all because of the love and generous donations of donors and volunteers.
SPCA Serving Erie County
The mission of the SPCA is to create a caring and kind community that encourages fair and humane treatment of all creatures. Our knowledgeable, caring, and open-minded team of staff and volunteers achieves that mission through proactive efforts to address the current status of animals in our community, education of adults and children, rescue and sheltering of animals in need, and placement of animals into appropriate homes.