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Livingston CARES

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Livingston County CARES website!


What is Livingston CARES?

  • Livingston CARES is a non-profit charitable 501(c)(3) humanitarian organization registered with the State of New York Charities Bureau and the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization.
  • Livingston CARES is a unique community partnership among representatives from SUNY Geneseo, the Town and Village of Geneseo, the Livingston County Chamber of Commerce, and the Livingston County Administrator and Board of Supervisors.
  • Livingston CARES is an organization with a long history of assisting other humanitarian organizations and providing support for recovery efforts in Mississippi, Louisiana, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico.

 

Financial Assistance

We offer financial assistance for our trips. Financial Assistance is available based on need and the availability of funds which are provided through Geneseo Student Association. Please complete this form if you are interested in applying for financial assistance:


January 2022 Service Trips

Puerto Rico: January 15th - 22nd, 2022

Trip Leader: Holly Harvey


Non-Refundable Deposit: $100.00

Total trip cost: $975.00

Final Payment Due: 11/5/2021

 

Group shot of student volunteers in PR 

 

Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Maria. Work teams will be deployed to different locations on the Island based on the current needs of residents. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in San Juan Puerto Rico. ReHace and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico are our hosts for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space. 

Want to attend this trip? Registration starts: October 4th, 2021

Lousiana: January 16th - 22nd, 2022

Trip Leader: Tim Lowemaster


Non-Refundable Deposit:    $100.00

Total trip cost: $675.00

Final Payment Due: 11/5/2021

Picture of Louisiana Group 

 

Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by the 2019 hurricane season, and 2020 flooding occurred this spring damaging the same homes. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in Houston, Texas. The Fuller Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, will be our hosts for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space.

Want to attend this trip? Registration starts: October 4th, 2021

    March 2022 Service Trips

    Puerto Rico: March 12th - 19th, 2022

    Trip Leaders: Betsy Colón & Bryan Rivera


    Non-Refundable Deposit: $100.00

    Total trip cost: $975.00

    Final Payment Due: 2/4/2022

     

     

    Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Maria. Work teams will be deployed to different locations on the Island based on the current needs of residents. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in San Juan Puerto Rico. ReHace and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico are our hosts for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space.  

     

     student volunteer using a chop saw to cut metal - sparks flying!

    Want to attend this trip? Registration starts: October 4th, 2021

    Lousiana: March 13th - 19th, 2022

    Trip Leader: Nick Palumbo


    Non-Refundable Deposit: $100.00

    Total trip cost: $675.00

    Final Payment Due: 2/4/2022

     

    Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by the 2019 hurricane season, and 2020 flooding occurred this spring damaging the same homes. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in Houston, Texas. The Fuller Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, will be our hosts for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space.

    Group picture on stairs

    Want to attend this trip? Registration starts: October 4th, 2021

    May 2022 Service Trips

    Puerto Rico: May 21st - 28nd, 2022

    Trip Leader: Dan Martin '16


    Non-Refundable Deposit: $100.00

    Total trip cost: $975.00

    Final Payment Due: 3/4/2022

     Volunteers sitting on new bed

     

    Volunteers will engage in recovery work supporting individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Maria. Work teams will be deployed to different locations on the Island based on the current needs of residents. The work will be hands-on and will include basic deconstruction and construction (no prior skills necessary).  Trip participants will fly out of Rochester, NY, and land in San Juan Puerto Rico. ReHace and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico are our hosts for the trip. All meals during the stay are provided by the host organization and volunteers will stay in shared living and dining space. 

    Want to attend this trip? Registration starts: October 4th, 2021


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    Visit the Center for community

    MacVittie College Union, Room 353
    SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo NY 14454

    Contact Livingston County CARES

    585-245-5620

    cares@geneseo.edu

    Fall 2021 Center for Community Office Hours

    Mondays - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM

    Tuesdays - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM

    Wednesdays - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM

    Thursdays - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM

    Fridays - 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM