Friends of Rensselaer Honda

Lustgarten Foundation

This foundation advances the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer. They increase funding and provide support to the research of the biological mechanisms and clinical strategies related to pancreatic cancer. Lastly they increase the public’s awareness of pancreatic cancer and provide informational support for patients, their families, and friends.

Sean’s Run

The volunteer Committee and Board of Directors created Sean’s Run in response to the tragic death of Sean Patrick French, the 17-year old Chatham High School junior, honor roll student, community volunteer and record-setting athlete who lost his life on January 1, 2002 as a passenger in a drunk-driving car crash. Another passenger, 17-year old Ian Moore, sustained paralyzing injuries and is now a paraplegic. The intoxicated driver, also 17-years old, was a schoolmate who had been arrested previously for drunk driving, just 18 days before the fatal crash.

This tragedy prompted the enactment of Sean’s Law on January 1, 2003 that requires the suspension of a license upon the first arrest of a 16 or 17 year old on drunk driving charges. The Bill to implement Sean’s Law, which passed in both the NYS Senate and Assembly with unanimous votes, was drafted and first introduced in the Senate and signed the Bill into law during a public ceremony at Chatham High School on September 30, 2002.

Joseph’s House & Shelter

Joseph’s House and Shelter, Inc. is a Troy community-based, not for profit corporation whose purpose is to prevent and alleviate homelessness.

Their program offers shelter, services, support, and guidance to homeless individuals, youth, and families. We offer non-judgmental services where each guest’s dignity and worth are recognized and respected.

We guide guests in getting help from community agencies and act as an advocate to the homeless to address immediate and long-term needs. We provide an opportunity for people from our community to volunteer in service to the homeless

Bellevue Woman’s Hospital

Bellevue Woman’s Hospital provides, promotes and advances quality health care
for women of all ages. Bellevue Woman’s Hospital is the perfect place for all of your health care needs. Since opening our doors in 1931, Bellevue remains at the forefront of women’s healthcare, serving generations of women.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

PanCAN has grown from a vision of three people in 1999 to become one of America’s leading patient-based advocacy organizations to focus on pancreatic cancer. To meet the ever-growing informational needs of the pancreatic cancer community, PanCAN has responded by establishing innovative programs which are highly acclaimed worldwide.

Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center

The Children’s Hospital is home to the regions only pediatric cancer program and is the only hospital in the region to offer round-the-clock pediatric emergency services. Its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit treats approximately 1,400 children per year, while its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit admits over 800 patients each year. All of which are a testament to the fact that the Childrens Hospital provides the Northeast with the highest level of care for critically ill and injured adolescents, children and newborns.

Helping Hands of Clifton Park

Now, we are reaching into cyberspace to build an online database so we can share important information about young children with disabilities with parents, relatives and friends, health care professionals, academics, teachers, researchers, and students all over the world. Thanks to support from the New York State Education Department, we are taking our files full of effective programs, individual plans of study, case studies like “Tony’s Story,” an excellent example of the progress of a down syndrome child, and innovative teaching strategies, and moving them online so people all over the world can have easy access.

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility anywhere. Discoveries made here have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. All patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude are treated without regard to the family’s ability to pay.

St. Mary’s School of Ballston Spa

Through our commitment to academic excellence and justice, we respect the individual dignity of each student. Thus, we are committed to provide principles by which we think and act both critically and creatively within our culture, communicate information truthfully and encourage social awareness and responsible decision-

Seton Health Foundation

Seton Health is a comprehensive, integrated Catholic health care system anchored by St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, New York and providing regionally based services to residents of Rensselaer, Southern Saratoga and Northern Albany counties. At Seton Health, we seek to care for all people with respect and compassion.
Our philosophy is founded on the belief that quality health care involves serving the needs of the whole person – body, mind and spirit.

Autism Society of America – Albany Chapter

Our mission is to promote lifelong access and opportunities for people on the autism spectrum and their families so they can be fully participating, included members of their communities. We do this through advocacy, public awareness, education, compassionate support and research related to autism. Our primary focus is on public awareness, education and compassionate support.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

JDRF is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Type 1 diabetes is a disease which strikes children suddenly and requires multiple injections of insulin daily or a continuous infusion of insulin through a pump. Insulin, however, is not a cure for diabetes, nor does it prevent its eventual and devastating complications which may include kidney failure, blindness, heart disease, stroke, and amputation. Since its founding in 1970 by parents of children with type 1 diabetes, JDRF has awarded more than $1.16 billion to diabetes research, including more than $137 million in FY2007. In FY2007, the Foundation funded 700 centers, grants and fellowships in 20 countries.

RPI Athletics

Siena College and Athletics

Innerwood Gallery

For all your framing needs stop in to Innerwood Gallery. They offer custom picture framing for just about anything you can imagine including; Shadow boxes, Oval mats, Needle art framing, Decorative Matting, Conservation Framing, Multi-opening mats, Dry Mounting, Laminating, Fabric Mats, Repairs, Delivery, Installation and more aviable upon request.This place will have any photo sitting picture perfect when they are done.

Knockout of Albany

Knockouts Haircuts for Men is a sports themed full-service salon providing competitively priced men’s haircuts and other grooming services in Albany, NY including coloring, massage therapy, manicures, pedicures, and waxing.

You?ll never be rushed or get a bad haircut at Knockouts.

Brunswick Greens

This 9-hole course and driving range is home to a restaurant, Bunkers Tavern, and a banquet facility catering to wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, baptismal celebrations, after funeral gatherings, business meetings, holiday parties, and more. The golf course offers challenging executive play and beautiful sweeping views.

Mohawk Hudson River Humane Society

The Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society (MHRHS) of Menands, New York has been saving the lives of abused and unwanted animals since 1887. MHRHS is a non-profit organization that receives no ongoing funding from federal, state or local governments or any other animal welfare organization.