Friday, 09 November 2018 12:36

Pathfinder Bank Donates Funds in Support of ARISE’s 2018 Ramp Program

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L to R:  Scott Pecoy, ARISE Housing Advocate; Lorna Hall, Vice President – PathFinder Bank;  Ron Tascarella, Executive Vice President – PathFinder Bank ; and Sabine Ingerson, ARISE Regional Director. L to R: Scott Pecoy, ARISE Housing Advocate; Lorna Hall, Vice President – PathFinder Bank; Ron Tascarella, Executive Vice President – PathFinder Bank ; and Sabine Ingerson, ARISE Regional Director. Submitted photo

Demonstrating a continued commitment to the community, PathFinder Bank made a generous contribution to the ARISE Program to support individuals in Oswego gain access to their homes. This gift will support ARISE’s work to provide ramps to families in need.

“We are so grateful for the generosity of the great folks at PathFinder Bank,” said Sabine Ingerson, ARISE Regional Director. “They care about their neighbors and they show it in ways that make a tremendous difference. ARISE is deeply appreciative of their support.” Scott Pecoy remarked, “PathFinder Bank made a generous contribution. Plus, both Lorna and Ron, along with other employees, gave of their time to work on a ramp installation.”

The ARISE Ramp Program receives no government funding and relies solely on support from individual and corporate donations, with volunteer help from community partners. This gift from Pathfinder Bank will have a huge impact on ARISE’s ability to address the list of people waiting for ramps.

### About ARISE

ARISE is a non-profit Independent Living Center run by and for people with disabilities. The organization has been providing advocacy and services since 1979, and each year ARISE works with approximately 7,000 people of all ages who have all types of disabilities through 50 different programs. ARISE offers services in Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Cayuga, and Seneca counties and also operates ARISE at the Farm, a 77-acre recreational facility in Chittenango, NY, and ARISE & Ski at Toggenburg Winter Sports Center in Fabius, NY.

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