Wilson Foundation brings largesse home to Rochester

The Marie C. & Joseph C. Wilson Foundation will come full circle this year as it restates its commitment to Rochester through a renewed focus on poverty reduction and investment in the region.

The organization, established by Xerox Corp. founder Joseph Wilson and his wife in 1963, has through the years funded a number of local and national efforts around social justice issues. But when the foundation’s board—all second, third and fourth generation Wilsons—discovered that its hometown’s poverty rate, especially among children, was among the highest in the country, they chose to take action locally.

Read the full article from the Rochester Business Journal here.

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