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A Toast to REF and Our Partners


A Toast to REF and Our Partners 2018

Join us at our annual celebration of the great partners of Rochester city students at our annual fundraiser! This year we will be celebrating in the elegant all-glass atrium of the Wintergarden by Monroe's.


There will be a "Strolling Supper" with delicious hors-d'oeuvres, cocktails, and a buffet dinner. You can sit, stroll, socialize or simply enjoy the live jazz music and exciting silent auction.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

5:30 - 8 PM


Wintergarden at Monroe's

1 Bausch and Lomb Place

Sponsorships: $900 to $5,000

$90 per person;

$150 per person for Patron Ticket (name included in program)



2018 REF Partner Awards: To be determined!


     Would you like to nominate somone for our Partner awards?

     Awards can be for educators, volunteers,

     those who make a difference for city kids, and even those 

     who don't easily fit in a category - but have a positive   

     impact on the lives of our city kids. To nominate someone,

     please go to: Nominations 2018      


     Net proceeds from this event, our primary fundraiser, support

     Rochester Education Foundation. Our major programs support

     student literacy, music opportunities, college access and more.


Sponsor this Event

We truly appreciate the support of our sponsors, who receive varied benefits depending on the sponsorship level. Please call 271-5790.

Take an Ad

In addition to the event sponsorships, businesses and individuals may purchase ad space in our event program book. Please call 271-5790.

Buy your tickets

Ticket and sponsorship registration and sales are online now. Please Click here to register.


We'd love to have your help in preparing for this event! Please contact Stuart Hencke, REF's Deputy Director, at (585) 271-5790 or

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