Broome County Community Charities, Inc. Announces $1.1 Million in Charitable Donations

(VESTAL, NY) — The Board of Directors of Broome County Community Charities, Inc. is pleased to announce their charitable donations for 2014. (Please See Attached)  Numerous organizations will be receiving contributions totaling $1,148,661.  Broome County Community Charities is the host organization of the Champions Tour’s DICK’S Sporting Goods Open.

Today’s contributions are a result of partnerships with DICK’S Sporting Goods, PGA TOUR Inc., and the Champions Tour Players.  Additional proceeds are derived from the 2014 DICK’S Sporting Goods Open and the 6th Annual Wendy’s Walk for Kids. 

Broome Charities’ recipients includes:  those organizations that facilitate in the operation of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Open, facility improvements at the En-Joie Golf Course, Tickets for Charity Organizations, area Junior Golf Programs, Wendy’s Walk for Kids designated recipients, the First Tee national program in conjunction with DICK’S Sporting Goods and the PGA TOUR, material donations, and both the United Health Services and Lourdes Hospital Foundations.

“We are pleased that we could provide significant donations for those in need within our community.  These donations are a result of the generosity of several partners who have chosen Broome County Community Charities as the vehicle to advance their charitable interests,” expressed Albert Nocciolino, President of Broome County Community Charities, Inc. “This would not be possible without the commitment from DICK’S Sporting Goods, sponsors, fans, volunteers, and, of course, the players,” added Nocciolino. 

This announcement brings Broome County Community Charities, Inc.’s total charitable donation to over $14M since its inception in 1971. 

The 2015 DICK’S Sporting Goods Open will be hosted at the En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott, NY August 24th – 30th.  Tickets are currently on sale at local DICK’S Sporting Goods stores, the Oakdale Mall, Wegman’s and online at


Media Contact:Albert Nocciolino, President
Broome County Community Charities, Inc.



Facility Improvements $236,127
Colesville Rotary $2,500
Endicott Rotary $3,250
Endwell Rotary $2,250
Kiwanis  $2,250
Owego Rotary $2,250
Vestal Rotary $2,250
Southern Tier Young Professionals $1,000
Children's Charity of Greater Binghamton $500
Vestal Central Athletic Club $1,000
Nimmonsburg Rotary $2,500
Vestal Service Club $2,250
Endicott Lions  $2,500
West Corners Charitable Foundation $9,500
Discovery Center $9,000
Charles F. Johnson $2,000
Vestal Elks $11,269
OLGC-Parking Lot $4,000
Endicott Youth Soccer $2,750
NYS Association of Transportation Engineers $2,000
U.E. Track Team $3,000
U.E. Golf Team $1,500
Town of Union Ambulance $3,000
Endicott Boys & Girls Club $1,250
Binghamton Boys Basketball Program $2,652
Southern Tier Animal Rescue Network $3,500
Endicott Police Auxiliary $500
SCORE $1,000
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption $64,670
ACHIEVE $60,470
Binghamton Jewish Community Center $63,680
Food Bank of the Southern Tier $59,290
Kopernik Observatory & Science Center $870
Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier $680
Our Space $820
United Health Services Foundation $50,000
United Health Services Foundation (First Aid) $5,000
Lourdes Hospital Foundation  $50,000
Youth Golf Association  $3,000
Binghamton Boys and Girls Club (Black Aces Tournament) $6,000
Miscellaneous Donations  $7,670
First Tee Program of Greater Binghamton $5,000
Camp Southern Ground $15,000
Connected Warriors $5,000
Material Donations  $32,864
Kids Oneida, Inc. $28,100
Southside Community Center of Elmira $11,800
DeWitt Kiwanis Club $550
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central NY $400
Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum $1,250
Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Res. Fund CNY  $18,750
House of Good Shepherd $1,250
PGA TOUR First Tee Program $334,000
First Tee Program of Greater Binghamton $5,000
TOTAL $1,148,661