Federal Officials, Lead-Free MV Coalition Meet to Discuss Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Strategies

Members of the Lead-Free MV Coalition met with representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Attorney’s Office to discuss childhood lead poisoning prevention strategies on November 10 at thINCubator in Utica. The meeting was coordinated by the Coalition in conjunction…
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Foundation Joins in National Observance

November 12-18 is annual Community Foundation Week UTICA ­­— During the week of November 12-18, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc., will join more than 700 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness about the increasingly…
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Donor’s passion for animals pays off in Utica, NY

Anita Vitullo’s passion for animals truly is a life mission. Anita, a longtime Foundation supporter and donor, always is seeking new ways to fund that mission, create awareness around the plight of abandoned animals and engage others in supporting this important issue. Anita recently developed a holiday campaign to “Save…
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Habitat for Humanity recognizes Foundation partnership in Utica, NY ReStore startup

The Oneida County Habitat for Humanity recently recognized The Foundation with their Community Vision Award. The award recognized a partnership with The Foundation last year for the start-up of ReStore, a donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances at a discounted rate….
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