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I am an extremely busy person. I give through the Community Foundation because I have assurances that my gifts address current needs and benefit a number of people via a gamut of local organizations. The Community Foundation provides “one-stop shopping” for the common good. Minimum time—maximum good. . . Works for all. - Steven Beer, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University

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Learn more about donors and ways we have helped you to achieve philanthropic goals and charitable dreams. 

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