Young Entrepreneurs

What could you do if  you wanted to have a pizza party, but had no money to purchase the pizza? Open a lemonade stand! That’s exactly what the boys and girls in Cottage 7 set up last Friday. And their timing was excellent. The recent scorching summer temperatures kept everyone thirsty, --  so the lemonade Read More »

A Special Thanks

Annal's Angels 5K fun run. Earlier this year, Maureen and Tom Annal donated hundreds of books to Elmcrest. The Annals lost both their daughters, Maryella, then age 11, and Elizabeth, then 9, in a Thruway accident in 2020. Since that time, these parents, (also injured) have lived by the motto “do the next right thing.” Read More »

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The best of Upstate New York is promised for exciting shopping opportunities at the Harvest Moon Holiday Market. This long-awaited gathering of area artists and gift shops will be hosted at Windridge Estate - Red Barn 20 in Cazenovia, NY. Opening night, Thursday, October 26th, will benefit Elmcrest Children's Center.  See more details Read More »

What a transformation at our Skeele Valley location thanks to the hard work of our staff and 3 remarkable youth employees !

The Executive Director, Ruth Ann Riposa, and the Director of Residential Services, Shereen Webb, had an opportunity to see what the kids have accomplished this summer. Their task was to make overgrown trails accessible for hiking and they knocked it out of park! Using the hand tools shown, they cleared 3 trails and, according to Read More »