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Sharing our History; StoryCorps Recording

Last year, our friends at WXXI hosted StoryCorps’ mobile tour. StoryCorps gives people of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to record conversations to be archived at the Library of Congress. They do this with the goal of preserving and sharing the stories of communities that often are overlooked, including people with special needs, to […]

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Give Blood and Celebrate Al Sigl’s History

Newsman Al Sigl rallied his daily radio listeners to get involved wherever there was a need. On March 18th, 1937, Al Sigl’s 54th birthday, he created what would become the first civilian blood donor registry with just a stack of index cards. You’re invited to join Al Sigl Community of Agencies to honor Al’s commitment […]

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Spread the Word: Inclusion

On March 3rd, Al Sigl joined together once again with The Golisano Foundation, Best Buddies, and Special Olympics to Spread the Word: Inclusion. This year’s focus is on the importance of connection. Although the tools we use to connect may change, our shared need for connection does not. Below are a few ways in which […]

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Give Something That Means Something

Newsman Al Sigl rallied his daily radio listeners to get involved wherever there was a need. In 1937, he made an on-air plea for donors to help a child in need of a transfusion. The broadcast was immediately followed by 600 calls and offers of help. He wrote down the names and blood types on […]

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WalkAbout Marks 31 Years with First-Ever Car Parade

Thank you to everyone who helped make our very first Al Sigl Community WalkAbout Car Parade such a success! Thank you to everyone for sharing your creative car decorations and entered the costume contest and to our Member Agency friends and volunteers who cheered everyone from along the parade route and to our generous event […]

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