FAMILY is our FIRST Name.

Jennifer Pinske
November 3, 2023 / 3 mins read

Because of your generosity Family Service Rochester significantly impacts 5,000 lives annually through our programs that provide services to address mental health, senior independence, child wellbeing, and family stability.

The countless smiles, stories of progress, and lives transformed remind us why our mission is so crucial.

As we look ahead to the upcoming year, we face new challenges and opportunities. Now more than ever, we need financial support from our community of supporters.

To continue our vital work and reach individuals in need, we have set an goal of raising $10,000 through Give to the MAX. We strive to make our services accessible and available TO ALL by offer sliding fee scales if people are underinsured or not insured. Your donation is essential for us to continue to fill the gap of costs vs fees. YOU are instrumental in continuing our current programs, reaching underserved communities, and ensuring that the mission thrives. Please help us by making a financial donation TODAY!

Your generosity has been an essential part of our success, and we hope you will stand with us once again to make a real difference in the lives of those we serve.

Your donation, no matter the size, will directly contribute to:

  • Providing essential services to those in need.
  • Continue our outreach to underserved communities such as low income, Meadow Park, or the elderly.
  • Offering educational programs and counseling appointments to all, that empower individuals.
  • Creating lasting, positive change in our community.


In this season of giving, we invite you to consider three important pillars that embody our mission: Senior Independence, Child Welfare Services and Mental Health Services. Your contribution helps us ensure our seniors live independently with dignity, provides a safe haven for children in need, and offers hope to those struggling with mental health challenges. Join us in spreading warmth and love this holiday season. Your donation brings joy and strengthens the bonds of the FAMILY we cherish.

Embrace the spirit of FAMILY so we can continue to strengthen the bonds of our community, making it a place where families flourish, and individuals thrive. Your donation will help us provide warmth, love, and support reinforcing the idea that FAMILY is our first name. Join us and together, let's ensure that no one in our FAMILY, near or far, faces these challenges alone. Your generosity not only brightens the holidays but also helps us build a stronger, more compassionate community.

Please make a donation today and help us make a difference in the lives of families in our community.


Family Service Rochester was founded in 1965 as a nonprofit organization with a staff of three and the mission to support and enhance the dignity and quality of life for individuals and families in our community. Today, Family Service Rochester provides more than 30 programs across 12 different counties. Our staff of over 150 along with 600 + volunteers provides a wide range of services addressing mental health, child-wellbeing, family stability, and senior independence.

We listen to what people need and together, we build better lives.

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