PAINTING FOR YOUR CAUSE: Forty Team Upstate volunteers spent Feb. 22 painting rooms at the Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse new Runway and Homeless Emergency Youth Shelter located in Syracuse. The shelter is expected to open in June. By the end of the day, Team Upstate had painted the ceilings and walls in all 10 bedrooms and the living room, removed carpeting and restored the back staircase, cleaned and painted closets, cabinets and ceilings. The Rescue Mission's Emergency Youth Shelter is Upstate's 2020 Your Cause charity.
YOUNG PHILANTHROPIST: Brooke, 7, recently donated tthe proceeds of her bake sale—$204—to Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.