Press Releases


2019

Mar 13, 2019 -- Ann Costello Presents Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards at Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi

Mar 12, 2019 -- Golisano Foundation and Lions Club Intl Foundation Sponsor Global Inclusive Health Forum Wednesday March 13 at Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi to Focus on Ending Unjust Health Disparities for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Mar 7, 2019 -- Ann Costello to Speak at Global Health Inclusion Forum and Present Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards at Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi

Mar 6, 2019 -- Today the Golisano Foundation and Community Kick Off Spread the Word: Inclusion Day

Mar 4, 2019 -- Golisano Foundation and Community Help Launch Updated Campaign––Spread the Word: Inclusion

Feb 25, 2019 -- Tom Golisano to Receive First Ever St. Luke Philanthropy Award From Ave Maria University in Florida


2018

Dec 7, 2018 -- Rochester Pediatric Dentist Dr. Abrahim Caroci to Receive Special Olympics 2018 Golisano Health Leadership Award for New York State

Nov, 2018 -- Tom Golisano Withdrawing His Support For Performing Arts Center in Rochester

Jun 20, 2018 -- The Summit Center to Unveil $3.7 Million Capital Campaign Golisano Foundation & M&T Charitable Foundation to announce major gifts

Jun 14, 2018 -- Golisano Training Center Groundbreaking is Thursday June 14 at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY

May 7, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation is Expanding Giving to Agencies in Southwest Florida Serving People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Mar 12, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation is Expanding Geographic Target Area to Include all of NYS OPWDD Region 1

Mar 7, 2018 -- Today! Spread the Word to End the R-Word Day Pledge Activities Going on All Across Community

Feb 22, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation is Expanding Geographic Target Area to Include all of NYS OPWDD Region 1

Feb 21, 2018 -- Golisano Foundation and Community are Preparing for Annual Spread the Word to End the R Word Campaign

Jan 16, 2018 -- NEWS -- Tom Golisano Launching New Campaign - Tax My Property Fairly - to Help Homeowners in Upstate New York Fight for Fair Property Taxes 

 

2017

Oct 23, 2017 -- Tom Golisano Holding Back $90,000 Tax Payment on Canandaigua Lake Home Due to Significant Geese Problem that is Making his Property Unusable 

Oct 23, 2017 -- Notice of News Conference - Tom Golisano Holding Back $90,000 Tax Payment  

Oct 19, 2017 --  Tom Golisano gives $5 million for new Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center 

Oct 13, 2017 -- RIT to Honor Tom Golisano's Contributions as Champion of Global Health at Celebration on October 20 

May 16, 2017 -- Golisano Autism Center to be Built in Rochester

Apr 1, 2017 -- Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida Hosts Grand Opening Today

Mar 27, 2017 -- Media and Community to Get a Sneak Peak of America's Newest Children's Hospital

Mar 19, 2017 -- Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards Presented to Seven for Pioneering Global Health Work at Special Olympics World Games in Austria

Mar 8, 2017 -- Golisano Foundation Director Ann Costello to Present First Ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards to Seven for Exceptional Global Health Work at Special Olympics World Games in Austria

Mar 1, 2017 -- Today! Spread the Word to End the R Word Pledge Activities Going on All Across the Region

Feb 15, 2017 -- Golisano Foundation and Community to Launch Biggest Campaign to Date to Spread the Word to End the R Word

2016

Dec 5, 2016 -- Tom Golisano and Golisano Foundation Recognized on Forbes' "Philanthropy's Big Bets for Social Change" List recognizes most promising philanthropic gifts aimed at  solving global social problems 

Oct 13, 2016 -- Dr. Stephen Sulkes Receives First Special Olympics New York Golisano Health Leadership Award for Advancing Inclusive Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities 

Oct 11, 2016 -- Special Olympics New York to Present Dr. Stephen Sulkes with Top Health Honor 

Sep 13, 2016 -- Philanthropist Tom Golisano and Special Olympics Launch New Golisano Global Health Leadership Awards to Recognize Significant Progress Made in Increasing Access to Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities 

Jun 9, 2016 -- Golisano Center for Community Health Opens Today at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Mar 2, 2015 -- Today is National R-word Awareness Day Rochester is Leading the Way toSpread the Word to End the R-word

Feb 17, 2016 -- Rochester is Leading the Way to Spread the Word to End the R-Word on March 2


2015


Oct16, 2015 -- Last 3 Days! To See Positive Exposure Photography Exhibition

Oct 14, 2015 -- B. Thomas Golisano archives find home at RIT Collection shares philanthropist's professional and public service experiences

Oct 8, 2015 -- Golisano Foundation to Recognize Six with Move to Include Awards and Honor Grant Recipient Organizations at 30th Anniversary Celebration on October 15

Oct 5, 2015 -- Tom Golisano to Be Honored by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Sep 22, 2015 -- Prepare to Be Inspired! Positive Exposure Photography Exhibition Opens October 2 at George Eastman House

Sep 22, 2015 -- Tom Golisano and Golisano Foundation to be Honored by The Arc (National) with Award for Support of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Aug 12, 2015 -- Positive Exposure Photographic Exhibition Featuring People with Intellectual Disabilities to Premiere in Rochester at George Eastman House

Jul 25, 2015 -- Special Olympics Receives Largest Gift in 47-Year History -- Golisano Foundation Commits $25 Million to Change the Game and Improve Global Access to Health Care forPeople with Intellectual Disabilities Gift is Also Tom Golisano and his Foundation's Largest Single

Jul 23, 2015 -- Foundation Director Ann Costello Director to Speak and Participate in Several Events at Special Olympics 2015 World Summer Games

Jun 5, 2015 -- Renowned Developmental Medicine Expert to Address Conference on New Models for Caring for People with Intellectual Disabilities Tuesday June 9 at Niagara Falls Memorial Conference Sponsored by Golisano Foundation

Apr 30, 2015 -- Tom Golisano Hosting 120 + Special Olympics Athletes Who Will Compete in Annual State Equestrian Championship in Florida Friday & Saturday May 1,2

Apr 17, 2015 -- Construction Begins at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on New Golisano Center for Community Health

Mar 3, 2015 -- Wednesday March 4 is National R-Word Awareness Day Events Scheduled all around Rochester to Spread the Word to End the R-Word (Retarded)

Feb 27, 2015 -- Many Rochester Events Scheduled to Spread the Word to End the R-Word

2014

November 19, 2014 -- Year 2 Data Shows that Healthy Communities Initiative Launched with $12 Million from Tom Golisano Has Narrowed the Health Care Gap for People with Intellectual Disabilities

September 17, 2014 -- Tom Golisano Makes Gift of $3.5 Million to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Build New Center for Community Health for People with Special Needs Gift is Largest in Medical Center's History

September 15, 2014 -- Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center & Golisano Foundation to Make Major Announcement Wednesday September 17th at News Conference

May 13, 2014 -- Special Olympics and Golisano Foundation Team up with Eastman Institute for Oral Health for First "A Day for Special Smiles," Providing Needed Dental Treatment to People with Intellectual Disabilities

April 9, 2014 -- WXXI and the Golisano Foundation Launch Initiative to "Move To Include" People with Disabilities

March 4, 2014 -- Rochester Rallies with Events Tomorrow March 5th to Spread the Word to End the R-Word Wheelchair dancing, group photo of 800 and more!

March 3, 2014 -- Rochester Rallies with Events on Wednesday March 5th to Spread the Word to End the R-Word

March 2, 2014 -- Events Scheduled all around Rochester this Week to Spread the Word to End the R-Word (Retarded)