Giving to The Highlands at Pittsford
Resident Benevolent Fund
The purpose of this restricted fund is to provide financial assistance to residents at The Highlands as Pittsford who, through unforeseen circumstances, become unable to afford the monthly service fee in its entirety. This fund helps residents in need remain in their homes. To qualify for assistance from this fund, a resident must have lived at The Highlands for a minimum of five years. Contributions to this fund may be tax deductible. An acknowledgement letter will be provided for tax purposes.
The Resident Benevolent Fund was initially established in 2002 through contributions made in memory of former Highlands resident, Dr. David S. Parker. This fund is managed by the Director of Finance according to its purpose.
Highlands Beautification Fund
The purpose of this fund is to beautify The Highlands campus. Donations are often made to this fund by family and friends in memory of residents. Items such as benches, signs, trees, and other landscaping have been purchased with this fund. *
Employee Appreciation Fund
The Employee Appreciation Fund was established by residents as a way to show gratitude for service. Contributions to this fund are accepted by residents in the fall and distributions are made during the holiday season to all non-salaried employees based on hours worked during the year.
* This fund is coordinated by the Resident Council with bookkeeping assistance from the Finance Department. Contributions to this fund may be tax deductible. An acknowledgment letter will be provided for tax purposes.