We have always been dedicated to making communities stronger. Our business mission is to create success stories by connecting the right people with businesses, where both can thrive. In our charitable work, we make much more personal connections, supporting organizations that rescue and treat animals. Our larger goal: to eventually connect these wonderful animals with families for adoption, changing all of their lives for the better.

Anita Vitullo, our founder and President, is a tireless crusader and advocate for animals in our region, donating time, money and resources to shelters, adoptive agencies and humane societies year round. In addition to her ongoing support for many of these organizations, she wanted to establish a strong, lasting legacy for our less fortunate companions, one that will outlive her, and last for many years to come.

The Staffworks Charitable Fund at The Community Foundation of  Herkimer & Oneida Counties was established in 2006. In June of 2018, The Fund distinguished itself as the first Community Foundation $10 million fund with a living fundholder.

Since 2009, over $1.4 million in grants have been awarded to community organizations including 20 animal welfare organizations across central and southern NY.


Donate to the Staffworks Charitable Fund by clicking the button below. A few of the groups we currently support include, but are not limited to, the following:

• 4PetSake Food Pantry
• Animal Alliance of Greater Syracuse
• Broome County SPCA
• Chenango SPCA
• CNY Cat Coalition
• CPV & Rescue Sanctuary
• Helping Animals Live Organization (HALO)
• Herkimer County Humane Society
• Humane Society of Rome
• Kindred Spirits Greyhound Adoption Inc.
• North Country Pet Adoption
• Pause 4 All Paws
• Road to Home Rescue Support
• Spay and Neuter Syracuse
• Spring Farm CARES
• Stevens-Swan Humane Society
• Susquehanna SPCA
• Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association

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