Cots for Tots Funds New Cots and Sheets for Every Child!
Jan. 25 2024

Cots for Tots Funds New Cots and Sheets for Every Child!

Utica, NY— The Neighborhood Center is delighted to announce the successful completion of the funding campaign for Joe Tahan’s Furniture’s Cots for Tots.

Joe Tahan’s Furniture’s Cots for Tots initiative aimed at providing essential sleeping accommodations for children in The Neighborhood Center’s childcare program. Through the generous contributions of individuals, community organizations, and businesses, this project has been fully funded.

“The quick success of this campaign reaffirms the compassion and generosity that defines the Mohawk Valley,” said Sandra Soroka, Executive Director at the Neighborhood Center. “The unwavering support from individuals, businesses, and organizations ensures that our child care can thrive, offering a foundation for the healthy development and growth of our youngest members.”

The funds raised have been utilized to purchase new cots, bedding, and other necessary supplies to create a warm and welcoming environment for children. The Neighborhood Center extends its deepest gratitude to each individual and organization that contributed to this worthy cause.

The success of Joe Tahan’s Cots for Tots is a testament to the collective impact that a community can have when working towards a common goal. The Neighborhood Center remains committed to serving and uplifting those in need, and this achievement reflects the community’s dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of our youngest residents.

The mission of The Neighborhood Center, Inc. is to enrich the lives of individuals and families through cooperative opportunities, resources, and advocacy that embrace diversity, promote empowerment, and foster responsible citizenship.  Through its sustained pattern of activities that benefit children, families, and the community since 1905, The Neighborhood Center, Inc. continues to advance in our enduring mission of truly “human” service.

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