Teresa House | A Comfort Care Home in Geneseo, NY 14454


All proceeds from these events go directly to Teresa House. Please contact Kate Kingsley (kkingsley@teresahouse.org) if you would like to sponsor a new event or volunteer and help support any of these events.

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Quilt Raffle - Raffle tickets will be available at the following events:

  • Geneseo Rotary Festival - July 9 and 10
  • Avon Corn Festival - August 14
  • Lima Festival - July 30 - August 1
  • Livonia Autumn in the Village - TBD
The drawing for the Quilt will take place on October 29th.
Click HERE to view the quilt.
Click HERE for our Quilts Over the Years.

Tom Moran Memorial Golf Tournament. - Livingston Country Club - Date August 7th
Check back for more details

Linda Turner Memorial Motorcycle/Dice Run will be held Sunday, August 29, 2021. Run begins at Teresa House in Geneseo, tours approximately 75 miles through the beautiful countryside. Ride ends at the Sportsman’s Club in Lakeville with food, and raffle prizes to follow. Driver $25, and passenger $10. Contact Teresa House for more details. (585.243.1978

17th Annual Comfort Care Walk - will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Registration starts at 9:00 am in Geneseo, near the Depot in Highland Park. SUNY Teams look for your Team sign in sheets on the Shepherd’s hooks on the lawn. The Walk begins at 10:00 am. Contact Teresa House, (585) 243-1978 for more information.

14th Annual Ladies/Girls High Tea Fundraiser - October 23/ 1:30 (set up), 2:00 tea until 4:00 pm at the Livonia United Methodist Church (21 Summers St.). Create your own Theme Table and join us for High Tea! All ages welcome. Please let us know if you prefer – Tables set up with linens, napkins, tea cups, saucers, for you OR Bring your own table linens, centerpiece, napkins, tea cups, saucers, etc. and create your favorite theme. A delicious assortment of teas, beverages for young ones, sweets & sandwiches will be available. Cost- $15 per person: $10 per child (age 10 and under). Call 585- 243-1978 for additional information.

Angel Tree - Donate an Angel ornament for our Angel Tree to benefit Teresa House, a comfort care home in Geneseo. The Angels will be on display from December 3, 2021 to January 15, 2022. 21 Highland Road, Geneseo, NY.

Past Events

2021 Events

13th Annual Valentine Dance Fundraiser - Due to the pandemic, we were unable to have our usual Valentine Dance Celebration. BUT, we did have an online auction that ran from February 6 - 19. The auction was very successful and raised over $2,000 for Teresa House. Click HERE to see the Flyer.

2020 Events

Congratulations to our 2020 Quilt Raffle Winner - Mary Hauslauer Mest from Batavia! Many thanks to everyone who helped to make this year's raffle such a success. Special thanks to Alice Barrett from Piffard, NY who designed and donated this beautiful quilt. $871 was raised to benefit Teresa House (pretty wonderful considering the pandemic!). Click HERE to view the quilt. Click HERE for our Quilts Over the Years.

The 2020 "Solo" Comfort Care Walk took place throughout the month of September 2020. Due to Covid-19, walkers were able to participate when it was convenient for them, (individually or in small groups) on a route of their choosing. Long-time supporter, Carol Coyne raised $2,475 to benefit Teresa House with a mailing and by contacting friends individually. The Teresa House Team raised ~$365 via Facebook fundraisers and in-house donations. We are excited to share that the SUNY Geneseo Athletic Dept. participated in the Walk again this year. They raised an amazing $811 for this event. Please click HERE for some great photos of the student athletes. We are still calculating the grand total, but an early tally indicates that more than $6,040 was raised to support Teresa House. Please click HERE to see a list of our event Sponsors. Thanks so much to everyone who participated in, donated & sponsored this event. Going “solo” was a new venture for us and we are still determining this year’s prize winners. Please check back for updates.

The 12th Annual Valentine Dance was held on February 9, 2020. Many thanks to everyone who helped make the Valentine Celebration Dance such a success!! Special thanks to Bob's Brother's Band, The Valley Oak Event Center at the Quality Inn, Gerry Benjamin, the Teresa House Board of Directors, our auctioneer - David Coyne, all of our donors, sponsors, volunteers and everyone who attended!! Extra Special thanks to Kate Kingsley who organized & planned the whole event. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE for the list of the event Sponsors. Bob's Brother's Band has also posted some photos of the event. Click HERE for their photos.

2019 Events

Congratulations to our 2019 Quilt Raffle Winner – Stephen Young from Dansville! Many thanks to everyone who helped to make this year's raffle such a success. Special thanks to Alice Dunn from Lakeville, NY who designed and donated this beautiful quilt. $2,000 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE to view the quilt. Click HERE for our Quilts Over the Years.

The 15th Annual Comfort Care Walk took place on Saturday September 14th 2019. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather. We estimate that over 370 walkers participated in this year’s event! The Geneseo Central School Drama Club took the top prize for most money raised by a team. Several individual walkers and community teams joined forces with the SUNY Geneseo teams to make this event outstanding. Co-Chairs Kristen Scoville, Meghan Bucci and Allison Chanler did a wonderful job putting everything together this year. With all the donors, sponsors and T-shirt sponsors, more than $9,150 was raised to support Teresa House. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE a list of the event Sponsors.

12th Annual Linda Turner Memorial Dice Run - Many thanks to everyone who helped with, participated in or donated to the 2019 Dice Run to benefit Teresa House!! It was beautiful day and we had a great crowd of riders. We estimate ~84 people participated in rolling the Dice. Outreach Director, Kate Kingsley did an AMAZING JOB organizing the Dice Run. Jan Traugott (former chairperson), provided lots of help and advice along the way. Special thanks to the Conesus Lake Riders for sponsoring and participating in the run!! Many thanks to the Sportsman's Club and all the volunteers who helped with the morning registration event and all those who helped with food prep, service and clean up!! Thanks also to our sponsors and food & prize donors. We couldn't do it without all of you!! With everyone's help, the 2019 Dice Run raised over $6,400 to benefit Teresa House. Since 2008, over $77,500 has been raised!!! Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE a list of the event Sponsors.

12th Annual Ladies/Girls High Tea Fundraiser was held at the Livonia United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 9, 2019. We had a lovely group of attendees! Everyone had fun decorating their tables and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon with lots of food, sweets and of course tea. There were many raffle prizes to take a chance on, and door prizes for lucky winners. The Bedford Circle Tea Society judged the decorated tables, and provided Certificates in several categories. We thank our new and returning guests for enjoying this day with us! Many thanks to Marty Heuer & Denise Bentley for organizing this event. Special thanks to Livonia United Methodist Church for hosting us again this year. Thank you to all who donated items, baked a delicious treat, or helped in the kitchen. Because of your help, we raised $2,600 to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE for a list of the Event Sponsors

11th Annual Valentine Dance Fundraiser was held on February 9th, 2019. Many thanks to everyone who helped make the Valentine Celebration Dance such a success!! Special thanks to Bob's Brother's Band, The Valley Oak Event Center at the Quality Inn, Gerry Benjamin, the Teresa House Board of Directors, our auctioneer - David Hoffman, all of our donors, sponsors, volunteers and everyone who attended!! Extra Special thanks to Kate Kingsley who organized & planned the whole event. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE for a list of the Event Sponsors and some photos of the Sweets and Cakes.

2018 Events

Congratulations to our 2018 Quilt Raffle Winner - Avis Pelka from Warsaw! Many thanks to everyone who helped to make this year's raffle such a success. Special thanks to Marty Heuer from Livonia, NY who donated this beautiful quilt created by the Sew n’ Sews of Rochester. Over $1,865 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE to view the quilt.

The 14th Annual Comfort Care Walk took place on Saturday September 15th 2018. It was a bright and sunny day. Many thanks to everyone who participated in the walk! We had over 370 walkers this year! Special thanks to our organizers, Kristen Scoville, Meghan Bucci & Kate Kingsley! Thanks to all of the family members & volunteers who helped with set-up, registration, t-shirts, refreshments & clean-up too. We are blessed to live in such a caring community! Click HERE for some photos of the event.

The 11th Annual Motorcycle/Dice Run (also the 4th Annual "Linda Turner Memorial Dice Run") to benefit Teresa House was held on August 26, 2018. Teresa House would like to thank our organizers, hosts, sponsors, prize donors, food donors, volunteers & participants!! $7,460 was raised for Teresa House! We greatly appreciate everyone's continued support!! Linda was certainly smiling down on us with joy and happiness!! Click HERE for some photos of the event.

The 11th Annual High Tea was held at the Livonia United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 10, 2018. We had a record number of attendees! Everyone had fun decorating their tables and enjoyed a lovely afternoon with lots of food, sweets and of course tea. There were many raffle prizes to take a chance on, and door prizes for lucky winners. The Bedford Circle Tea Society judged the decorated tables, and provided Certificates in several categories. We thank our new and returning guests for enjoying this day with us! Many thanks to Marty Heuer & Denise Bentley for organizing this event. Special thanks to Livonia United Methodist Church for hosting us again this year. Thank you to all who donated items, baked a delicious treat, or helped in the kitchen. Because of your help, we raised $2,544 to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE to see our Sponsor/Helper list.

2017 Events

Congratulations to our 2017 Quilt Raffle Winner - Joe Gorman from Rochester! Joe purchased the winning ticket at the Teresa House Booth set up during the Avon Corn Festival. Many thanks to everyone who helped to make this year's raffle such a success. Special thanks to Alice Dunn from Lakeville, NY who designed and donated this beautiful quilt. Over $1,315 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE to view the quilt.

The 13th Annual Comfort Care Walk took place on Saturday September 16th 2017. It was a bright and sunny day with a record number of participants topping out at over 450! There was an increase in the number of teams walking in Memory of loved ones. The Serendipity Team in Memory of Dawn Stekl raised the most money, the Hooker Family team in Memory of Catherine Hooker came in a close second. Other family and friend teams joined forces with the SUNY Geneseo teams to make this event outstanding. Co-Chairs Meghan Bucci and Kristen Scoville did an wonderful job putting this together again this year. With all the team sponsors and T-shirt sponsors, over $8,600 has been raised to support Teresa House. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE to see our Sponsor/Donor list. Click HERE for a short video of the event.

The 10th Annual Motorcycle/Dice Run (also the 3rd Annual "Linda Turner Memorial Dice Run") to benefit Teresa House was held on August 27, 2017. Teresa House would like to thank our organizers, hosts, sponsors, prize donors, food donors, volunteers & participants!! We greatly appreciate everyone's continued support!! Linda was certainly smiling down on us with joy and happiness!! Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click video with footage from the eventHERE to see our sponsor/donor listing.

The Teresa House Wine & Nine Golf Event was held on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Thanks to the Lima Golf & Country Club for hosting us. Many thanks to Denise Bentley and the Golf Committee for organizing this event. It was a wonderful day! We enjoyed steel drum music by Carol Rinere, Beer & Wine tastings by Dublin Corners Farm Brewery and Deer Run Winery, games and auctions. Over $1,000 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Thanks to everyone who participated & helped to make this event such a success. Click HERE for some photos of the event. Click HERE to see our sponsor/donor listing

The 10th Annual High Tea was held at the Livonia United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 11, 2017. We had a record crowd, despite the snowy weather. The attendees had fun decorating their tables and enjoyed a lovely afternoon with lots of food, and of course tea. There were several fun raffle prizes to take a chance on, and door prizes for lucky winners. The Bedford Circle Tea Society judged the decorated tables, and provided Certificates in several categories. We thank our new and returning guests for enjoying this day with us! Many thanks to Marty Heuer & Denise Bentley for organizing this event. Thank you to all who donated items, baked a delicious treat, or helped in the kitchen. Because of your help, we raised $2,125 to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE for some photos of the event.

Our Mardi Gras Party to benefit Teresa House was held on Saturday, February, 25, 2017 at the Historic Big Tree Inn (46 Main Street in Geneseo). We enjoyed music by the SUNY Geneseo Jazz Combo. Chef Mike prepared Delicious New Orleans style food for us! The Live Sweets Auction featured festive creations by The Cake Place, Lori’s Luscious Layers, Sweet Sarah’s, Sweet Momma B’s Bakery, Finger Lakes Cookie Company and more. Many silent auction items and mystery box prizes were donated by local businesses and included a Club pass to the Rochester Jazz Festival and a beautifully framed New Orleans Jazz poster (framing donated by Little Lakes Framing in Geneseo). Many thanks to Denise Bentley for organizing this fun & festive event!! Thanks to everyone who participated and made the Mardi Gras party such a success. We hope you will bring your friends and join us again next year! Click HERE to view some photos from this event. Click HERE for a list of the Sponsors for this event.

2016 Events

Congratulations to our 2016 Quilt Raffle Winner - Mary Thomas!! Many thanks to everyone who helped to make this year's raffle such a success. Special thanks to Caroline Milligan of Pavilion, NY who designed and donated this beautiful quilt. Over $1,315 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE to view this quilt.

The 12th Annual Comfort Care Walk took place on September 17, 2016. Over 375 walkers joined in the fun! Several teams participated including SUNY Geneseo Orchesis Club, SUNY Geneseo Athletic Dept., SUNY Geneseo Circle K, Livonia Varsity & JV Girl’s Soccer Teams, Geneseo Central Girl’s Varsity Soccer Team, and Team Bucky. With the support of all the teams and individual walkers, along with T-shirt sponsors, over $8,500 was raised to benefit Teresa House!! TRULY AMAZING!!!! Click HERE to view some photos from this event. Click HERE for more information.

The 9th Annual Motorcycle/Dice Run (also the 2nd Annual "Linda Turner Memorial Dice Run") to benefit Teresa House was held on August 28, 2016. Special thanks to the Conesus Lake Riders * Conesus Sportsman's Club for sponsoring & hosting this event. Many thanks to Jan Traugott and Denise Bentley our event coordinators. It was a beautiful day (Linda was smiling down on us!) We had ~100 riders who braved the heat. Click HERE to view some photos from this event. Click HERE to see our sponsor/donor listing.

The Teresa House Golf Tournament was held on Friday, August 5, 2016. Thanks to the Farview Golf Course in Avon, NY for hosting this event. Many thanks to Denise Bentley, Bob Schiltz and Craig Bolesky our event coordinators. Special thanks to the family of Clara Gayton for all of their continued support. It was a wonderful day & we all had a ball! Over $4,000 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Thanks to everyone who participated & helped to make this event such a success. We hope you will join us again next year!! Click HERE to view some photos from this event. Click HERE to see our sponsor/donor listing.

The 9th Annual High Tea was held at the Livonia United Methodist Church on March 5, 2016. It was a wonderful afternoon of tea, fellowship and great food... Many thanks to Marty Heuer & Denise Bentley for organizing this event. Thank you to all who donated items, baked a delicious treat, or helped out on Saturday, March 5th. The numbers are in, and we are pleased to report that the tea was a BIG success. Because of your help, we raised $1,632. for Teresa House. Click HERE to view some photos from the High Tea.

2015-2016 Angel Tree Many thanks to everyone who donated angels for this year’s Angel Tree. Over $1,340 was raised to benefit Teresa House. Click HERE for more Information.

2015 Events

The 11th Annual Comfort Care Walk took place on September 19, 2015. Many thanks to everyone who helped with this year’s walk!! We had an amazing turn out and the rain stopped just in time for the walk. Nearly 200 walkers joined in the fun! Several teams participated including SUNY Geneseo Orchesis Club, the Schiltz Team - John & Jayne Summers Foundation, SUNY Geneseo Athletic Dept., SUNY Geneseo Circle K, Team Bucky and Livingston County Sheriff’s 911. Special thanks to individual participant Carol Coyne who collected over $3,250 in sponsors. Many thanks to our co-chairs - Kristen & Meghan, all of our volunteers, sponsors, prize & food donors and walkers!! With the support of all the teams and individual walkers, along with T-shirt sponsors, over $16,800 was raised to benefit Teresa House!! TRULY AMAZING!!!! Click HERE for some photos of the event.

The 8th Annual Motorcycle/Dice Run (re-named the "Linda Turner Memorial Dice Run") to benefit Teresa House was held on August 23, 2015. Special thanks to the Conesus Lake Riders & Conesus Sportsman's Club for sponsoring & hosting this event. Many thanks to Jan Traugott and Scott Holmes our event coordinators. It was a beautiful day (Linda was smiling down on us!) We had ~157 riders - more than ever before!! Please click HERE to view some photos from this event.

The 8th Annual High Tea was held at the Livonia United Methodist Church on March 7, 2015. It was a wonderful afternoon of tea, fellowship and great food... Many thanks to Marty Heuer & Kate Kingsley for organizing this event. Thank you to all who donated items, baked a delicious treat, or helped out on Saturday, March 7th. The numbers are in, and we are pleased to report that the tea was a BIG success. Because of your help, we raised $1,762. for Teresa House. Click HERE to view some photos from the High Tea.