ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The employees of Continental Service Group, Inc., dba ConServe, joined together in the month of December to support local agencies that provide programs to the homeless and disadvantaged people of our communities.  ConServe’s Jeans For Charity program, along with the company’s “Matching Gift Program,” generously donated to House of Mercy, Buffalo City Mission and the Open Door Mission. This ongoing initiative symbolizes ConServe’s commitment to its corporate mission of helping to improve the human condition.

Rochester Open Door Mission Executive Director, Anna Valeria-Iseman states, "We are so thrilled and full of gratitude to be part of this incredibly generous show of support. Open Door distributed 1,300 pounds of clothing in December, 2019 and is more than we have received in any other month for as long as we have tracked that data. This means that more and more families are coming to us for assistance. To be blessed with this level of support for much-needed items, for men, women, and children right here in Rochester, is amazing.”

“Our Jeans for Charity program provides our employees with the opportunity to enjoy dressing down while making a difference in our community,” said George Huyler, ConServe’s Vice President of Human Resources.  “At ConServe, our corporate culture is based upon doing the right thing, at the right time, the right way. Helping people and giving back to our communities exemplifies the moral and ethical fiber of our employees while capturing the essence of our mission statement – our people helping to improve the human condition. We take great pride in being outstanding role models for business, while being a good corporate citizen in all aspects of our operations.”

About ConServe

ConServe is a top-performing and award-winning provider of accounts receivable management services specializing in customized recovery solutions for our Clients. Anchored in ethics and compliance and steadfast in our pursuit of excellence, we are a consumer-centric organization that operates as an extension of our Clients’ valued brands.  For over 34 years, we have partnered with our Clients to provide unmatched customer service while simultaneously helping them achieve their accounts receivable management goals.  Visit ConServe online at:


About ConServe’s Jeans For Charity Program

ConServe’s Jeans For Charity initiative began in 2008 when their employees had an idea to launch a program that would provide a way of giving back to their communities.  ConServe employees can participate in monthly charitable donations, benefitting a wide-range of not-for-profits (501-C-3) organizations, in exchange for having the option of dressing down and wearing jeans to work for the entire month. The funds raised by the employees’ generosity are supplemented by the organization’s Matching Gift Program - symbolizing ConServe’s commitment to good corporate citizenship. This ongoing initiative is just one of the ways in which ConServe supports varied and diverse community agencies. To date, the program has donated over $997,900 to local community organizations.  

About the House of Mercy

The House of Mercy is dedicated to serving and advocating for Rochester, NY’s homeless citizens, providing food, shelter, clothing, and advocacy.  The House of Mercy never closes its doors on people in need and they strive to be a beacon of hope for the poorest of the poor, and never give up on the thousands of people they serve each month.  Visit them online at


About Buffalo City Mission

The Buffalo City Mission, founded in 1917, is a not-for-profit organization that provides preventative, emergency and long-term recovery services to thousands of people who are homeless or impoverished. The Mission includes: Women and Children’s Shelter (Cornerstone Manor); the Men’s Community Center; the Mission Vehicle Donation Program; and the Dick Road thrift store location to better serve our community. Visit them online at:

About Open Door Mission

The Open Door Mission is a Christian Rescue Mission founded to provide for the spiritual and physical needs of the impoverished and homeless men, women and children of Rochester, NY by restoring hope and changing lives. Established in 1952, the Open Door Mission is a privately funded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization chartered in the state of New York that relies primarily upon the private donations from the community to run its programs. Visit them online at:

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