education

Students present over $25,000 in United Way grants to local nonprofits

Students in United Way of Tompkins County's Youth and Philanthropy program awarded grants totaling to $25,000 to 10 local nonprofits Thursday. The program taught 20 Tompkins County students about leadership, philanthropy, nonprofits and budgeting.

Spotlight On... Golden Opportunity

Non-profit organizations are plentiful throughout Tompkins County, and make a big impact in our communities. Despite their contributions, area non-profits can sometimes go unnoticed or unknown. This week we are highlighting Golden Opportunity, a tutoring and mentorship non-profit based in Ithaca. To learn more about the organization, we interviewed its executive director, Kolby Harrell.