The Buffalo News has a rich history of caring for our community. We support programs that provide the greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people, especially for families and people with special needs.
The News has partnered the Junior League of Buffalo since the first Decorator’s Show House in 1981. In 2013, the Knox Summer Estate at Knox Farm State Park was open to the public from April 27- May 19, 2013. Over $300,000 was raised and awarded to the Massachusetts Avenue Project to assist them in their efforts to build a Community Food & Resource Training Center on Buffalo’s West Side. Thirty years and 17 homes have resulted in more than $3.5 million raised for the community. Read more
News Books for Kids collects new children’s books from the WNY community and distributes them to needy children who would not otherwise have a chance to own a book of their own. Organizations that service children and community service organization lending libraries are eligible to receive books from Books for Kids. The drive runs from March 1 – March 31. Read more
Through the annual fund drive for Cradle Beach, The News raised funds to support Cradle Beach, a residential camp program that serves 900 children with disabilities and children from economically disadvantaged families. The 63-acre campus on Lake Erie in Angola offers state-of-the-art, completely accessible facilities including a swimming pool, paved nature trails, and a low ropes challenge course. Read more