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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.

2022 Service Trips with Livingston CARES

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

Student Leader: TBD (please let us know if you would like to be a leader for this trip on your application!)

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. 

Lousiana: January 16th - 22nd, 2022

Trip Leader: Tim Lowmaster

Student Leader: TBD (please let us know if you would like to be a leader for this trip on your application!)

 

 

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.

March 2022 Service Trips

Puerto Rico: March 12th - 19th, 2022

Trip Leader: Betsy Colón & Bryan Rivera

Student Leader: TBD (please let us know if you would like to be a leader for this trip on your application!)

 

 

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!

Lousiana: March 13th - 19th, 2022

Trip Leader: Nick Palumbo

Student Leader: TBD (please let us know if you would like to be a leader for this trip on your application!)

 

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.

May 2022 Service Trips

Puerto Rico: May 21st - 28nd, 2022

Trip Leader: Dan Martin '16

Student Leader: TBD (please let us know if you would like to be a leader for this trip on your application!)

 

 

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. 

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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