Public Voting for Community Choice Awards Begins September 17

UTICA, NY – The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties is asking the public to help select the winners of its first-ever Community Choice Awards. Public voting will determine the recipients of five $10,000 grants being awarded to local nonprofits. Voting will take place online at beginning on Monday, September 17, and will… Read more »

Staffworks Voted Best Employment Agency in Central New York

Staffworks was voted the top employment agency in Central New York in the 2018 Observer-Dispatch’s annual Best of the Best awards. The awards were given out in an Oscar-like fashion at a banquet held at Wildcat Field House at SUNY Polytechnic Institute on Wednesday night. In total, 128 different businesses from the Mohawk Valley were represented. With 40… Read more »

Staffworks Charitable Fund Sponsors $10,000 Community Choice Award

Staffworks is partnering with The Community Foundation for its first-ever Community Choice Awards. This contest will award $10,000 grand prizes to winners in five categories — Animals, Arts & Culture, Health & Wellness, Human Service and Youth. The Animals category, sponsored by the Staffworks Charitable Fund, focuses on projects and programs committed to animal cruelty prevention that… Read more »

2018 Celebration of Philanthropy Video

Community Foundation Celebration of Philanthropy Honors Anita A. Vitullo

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties hosted its Celebration of Philanthropy on Thursday, June 14, with more than 150 community members in attendance to honor the organization’s partners in philanthropy. “Our community is incredibly generous and dedicated to helping others succeed. The Celebration of Philanthropy is a time to recognize unsung heroes, those… Read more »

Please Vote for Staffworks

Staffworks has been nominated into the Top 5 for the 2018 Observer Dispatch “Best of the Best” contest in the “Employment Agency” category! We’re moving onto the finals where the winner will be determined by the highest number of votes. Please take a moment to vote for us. It’s easy! Start by clicking on the… Read more »

Staffworks, Community Foundation Announce Record $10 Million Fund

Staffworks Incorporated and The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties announced today that the Staffworks Charitable Fund has exceeded the $10 million mark, a milestone achieved through the generosity of Staffworks, a locally owned staffing agency with nine branch officers in Central and Southern NY. The Staffworks Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund of The… Read more »

WKTV Interview – Rachel Rossi

In today’s economy, we can be faced with the challenge of trying to launch a new career, preferably one that makes good use of the education we’ve spent years accumulating.  Legitimately, the job market can be difficult to navigate, but we can provide the help that’s needed to get started on the path to a successful career.   Our own… Read more »


Melissa Sloma, one of our Corporate Office Client Managers, had her heart stolen by “Dino.” She attended the Stevens Swan Humane Society Annual Telethon in January of this year where she met and fell in love with him right there. She says, “He grabbed my attention from the Stevens Swan Telethon and I just had… Read more »


Savannah is a beautiful 4-year-old Siamese mix with striking blue eyes. She was brought to the shelter as a stray in July of 2013 with a non-functioning right front limb. Despite this, she was a lively, kittenish, sweet-tempered cat. Savannah quickly found a foster home. Her foster parent said she chased balls, romped with the… Read more »