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David vs. Goliath: Help Us End Disparity NOW
$20 raised
8% of $250 goal
1 contributor
3 Years running
Almost there and we need your help. According to data from the Rochester Area Community Health Foundation, our City is now ranked 5th highest in poverty among US cities, beating Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston AND New York – it’s alarming...

Here's the deal...

We need your help. According to data from the Rochester Area Community Health Foundation, our City is now ranked 5th highest in poverty among US cities, beating Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston AND New York – it’s really alarming. 

The good news...

Our Earthworks Instiute (EWI) can address this critical need. As highly trained and diversely practiced professionals with over 20 years of aggregate experience in the environmental field, we are uniquely positioned to implement programs and services that address issues of disparity in Rochester.  We want to show people that disparity does not have to be permanent -  with the right resources and collective attention from individuals and organizations, change is possible.   

ALMOST THERE: We Need YOUR Help!

In order to move this mission forward and begin applying for large start-up grants, we must become a true tax exempt 501(c)3 organization (not-for-profit). The IRS application and legal fees will cost upwards of $2,000.00 

At this point we are reaching out to all of you to ask for help in achieving our goal. Over the last 2 weeks, we've had a huge outpouring of support from the community, raising more than half the funds we need. We only need $250.00 more!!. Please donate now and join us in making this amazing idea a reality for those in need - it's the tiny gift that keeps giving back. Help EWI change the lives of thousands of Rochester area residents in more ways than one. Become a part of that essential social change we all want to see.

You can make tax-deductible a pledge directly to Earthworks Institute by donating here OR mail a check directly to our temporary headquarters: 

80 Winding Creek Lane

Rochester, NY 14625

Remember, your donation is tax-deductible! Just be sure to note 'Formation Cost" in your check ledger and memo (Be sure the check is made out to "Earthworks Institute"). Once we attain 501c3 status, this will be a tax deductible expense. We will mail you a letter recognizing your donation.

Any support you are able to offer us is greatly valued. No amount is too small (and no amount is too big) to get EWI off the ground and making positive change. We truly appreciate your willingness to give to the effort and we will keep you posted as the pledges keep rolling in.

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By donating to our start-up not-for-profit you will receive an official letter from EWI thanking you for your donation (your donation amount included). Save a few bucks for the upcoming tax year!!
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