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Ability Partners Foundation’s 5K Race raises thousands of dollars

October 23, 2023
Benefiting services through CP Rochester, Happiness House, and Rochester Rehabilitation

Rochester, NY (October 18, 2023) – Nearly 100 people gathered for Ability Partners Foundation’s 18th Annual 5K Run for Fun/1M Walk for Wellness benefiting CP Rochester, Happiness House, and Rochester Rehabilitation!

This year’s run ambassador was Zach Sands, along with his sister Alyssa, and Mom, Susan.

Male Winners

  • Noah Mandel 1st place
  • Josh Harter 2nd place
  • Venelin Tchamov 3rd place

Female Winners

  • Audry Mattle 1st place
  • Kim Eisler 2nd place
  • Ginelle Knittle 3rd place

17 and under Winners

  • Matthew Mayeu 1st place
  • Whitney Finger 2nd place
  • Alex Knittle 3rd place

The certified race began and ended at CP Rochester’s main campus at 3399 Winton Road South in Henrietta. This family-friendly event also offered a 1 Mile Walk in the neighborhood adjacent to the race and some fun Halloween-themed activities.

Thank you to our generous sponsors: Alesco Advisors – as the gold sponsor: Lawley Insurance as the copper sponsor; Al Sigl Community of Agencies, Benefits Management, Inc., Burke Group LLC, Colonial Fire Protection Systems, Inc., the Graham Family, and Wegmans as bronze sponsors; AP Plumbing and the Weir Family as patron sponsors; and ComTon, Inc. and Saul & Abigail Rasnick as friend sponsors.


About Ability Partners Foundation
Ability Partners Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established to raise and generate funds that will promote, support, and augment the continuation of long-term services for people with disabilities offered through CP Rochester, Happiness House, and Rochester Rehabilitation in the Finger Lakes and Greater Rochester areas, including Ontario, Seneca, Yates, Wayne and Monroe Counties. The Foundation supports individuals with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities and their families.


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