Support for Rochester Community Acupuncture

In January we celebrated our 11th year of providing affordable acupuncture to the Rochester community. Since opening we have given just under 73,000 acupuncture treatments. Our goal has always been to provide affordable healthcare to our community. As a social business we have always operated with very tight margins, and we do not receive any grants or funding--we exist solely on the payments of our existing patients who are receiving treatments. We are exceedingly grateful that even with our tight margins, we’ve been able to provide affordable acupuncture to thousands of people in the greater Rochester area.

It was heart breaking for us to close our doors last week. We know that many people in our community rely on us for pain relief and healthcare. We deeply miss our patients, our volunteer receptionists and the healing space the clinic offers.  We miss helping people heal each and every day.

Several patients have reached asking how they can help. Purchasing gift certificates or pre-paying for treatments by purchasing a 10-treatment punchcard for when we reopen is one way.  These are available for purchase on our website or by clicking on the links below:

A donation to our Go Fund Me Campaign in any amount if you are able, is another way to help RCA sustain.

The funds raised will be used to help the clinic sustain and to pay the practitioners who need to able to support themselves and their families during this time. 

This has been a very real reminder to us that it is ok to ask for help. There are people who want to help and are looking for opportunities to do so. If you are able we would be incredibly grateful. 

We don’t know when the clinic will be able to reopen. We are hopeful, but know there are very real challenges ahead. We stand in solidarity with those of you who are facing similarly difficult circumstances.

With love and gratitude, 
Angela & Janeane

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  • Nancy McCrave 
    • $50 
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    • $40 
    • 5 d
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  • Kathryn Barry-Preston 
    • $100 
    • 6 d
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    • $50 
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Angela Massar 
Rochester, NY
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