GENESEO – A home-grown cancer charity put on the Village’s second St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday.
The cold and snow didn’t dampen spirits at all as marchers flung candy, Irish music charmed and mascots met new friends.
The parade is intended to move from town to town in Livingston County. The first parade was in Avon.
Lifting Up Livingston, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping families in Livingston County which are affected by cancer. They offer supplemental financial assistance and other resources to young cancer patients and their families. By covering certain costs, such as rent or mortgage payments, utilities, prescriptions, groceries and travel, they hope to allow the patient and family to focus on battling the illness without the stress of the indirect and unforeseen financial burdens which often arise.
Anyone interested in becoming part of Lifting Up Livingston, Inc. is encouraged to contact them at LiftUpLivingston@gmail.com. Individuals and groups interested in participating in future parades or the post-parade activities should fill out the registration form at LiftUpLivingston.com.