2017 Community Cause-Way

Family Fun Activity:

Spin the wheel for Q&A about breast cancer and earn a chance to win the giveaway! Take home coloring sheets.

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

We are a diverse group of breast cancer activists. We are survivors, warriors, and advocates. Currently, Monroe County ranks among the highest for all new diagnoses of breast cancer in New York State. This has motivated us to become educated about this disease so that we, in turn, can educate others.

Family Fun Activity:

Compete against others to knock over bottles with a paddle ball.

Camp Get-A-Way

Camp Get-A-Way is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the mission of strengthening and supporting families of children having an emotional, behavioral, or mental illness.  The concept for the camp was developed by parents living in the WNY area.

Family Fun Activity:

Leaf rubbing as well as plant identification games.

Canandaigua Botanical Society

Dedicated to advancing knowledge and enjoyment of plants found in the Finger Lakes Region since 1874.

Family Fun Activity:

Learn how to correctly do CPR on a mannequin, and other health-related training.

Canandaigua Emergency Squad

Canandaigua Emergency Squad is a community based volunteer ambulance and rescue service that provides primary ambulance service to the city of Canandaigua, towns of Canandaigua, Hopewell, and Gorham, as well as all of Ontario County, NY.

Family Fun Activity: 

Ring toss with prizes and guess how many marbles are in the jar.

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua is a Christ-centered ministry empowering women to make informed, life-affirming choices in a non-judgmental environment. They provide free pregnancy tests, pregnancy options / peer counseling, referrals, post-abortion counseling and education (PACE) and parenting classes. All of their services are free and confidential.

Family Fun Activity:

Play Minute to Win It games.

Girl Scouts of Western New York

Our church has been sharing God’s love with the community of Canandaigua since 1815. We want to do our best to help you and your loved ones to keep growing into the complete masterpiece that God created you to be!

Family Fun Activity:

Make your own mini tie dye.

Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways

We're 2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world.

Family Fun Activity:

Step inside their mini house, take photos, learn how to swing a (toy) hammer, and learn about their program.

Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County

Habitat volunteers work in partnership with responsible low-income families to construct inexpensive but sturdy homes.

Family Fun Activity:

"Reading Rocks" activity with painting and marking on rocks.

Literacy Volunteers Ontario Yates

The mission of Literacy Volunteers Ontario - Yates, Inc. is to provide adults the literacy skills needed to reach their full potential as individuals, parents, workers and citizens.

Family Fun Activity:

Fork art painting.

Ontario County Fair

The Ontario County Agricultural Fair runs July 25 - July 29. The Ontario County Fair cultivates the next generation by providing programs that promote positive youth development and community education, and fosters and grows their connection with Ontario County products along with offering wholesome family entertainment.

Family Fun Activity:

Face painting and bean bag toss with prizes.

Ontario County Foster Care and Adoption

Ontario County Foster Care and Adoption focuses on finding foster and adoptive parents for children.

Family Fun Activity:

Kids game with prizes.

Ontario County Humane Society, Happy Tails Animal Shelter

The Ontario County Humane Society at Happy Tails Animal Shelter is dedicated to providing a safe and loving environment for animals in need. We take great pride in the work we do to assure all animals in our community and the 24 surrounding towns that we serve are treated with the respect they deserve.

Family Fun Activity:

Toss items into shoe boxes that are stacked on a ladder. Coaching and cheering by families is encouraged!

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse where we collect shoeboxes filled with precious gifts that can bring hope and joy to a child around the world. 

Family Fun Activity:

Sand art activities with children.

Serenity House of Victor

Serenity House provides 24-hour specialized care for individuals who are in their final three months of life, their families, and their loved ones. Their home is an ideal alternative to hospitals, nursing homes, and in-home care - and is free of charge.

Family Fun Activity:

Play a bean bag toss game for kids.

VFW Auxiliary 7414

The Canandaigua Ladies Auxiliary Post 7414 sets out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform.