Wegmans Check Out Campaign

This year we have again teamed with Wegmans to raise funds for health and human services in our community. The campaign is going great and with a little over a week to go we want to keep it successful! Through October 9, Wegmans shoppers in Erie, Niagara and Southern Chautauqua Counties in New York and … Continue reading Wegmans Check Out Campaign

Jericho Road Ministries: Parent-Child Home Program

Next in our education series we would like to spotlight Jericho Road Ministries and their Parent-Child Home Program. Jericho Road Ministries helps with wellness and self-sufficiently for refugees and low-income people in our community.  The Parent-Child Program is available for children between 18 months and 4 years old. Home visitors come over and meet with … Continue reading Jericho Road Ministries: Parent-Child Home Program

Ready, Set, Parent!

Continuing with our education series we would like to spotlight our Program Partner Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) and their Ready, Set, Parent! Program. This program focuses on the need for every child to have a solid family life from birth to be able to better succeed in the future. It is a parent education … Continue reading Ready, Set, Parent!

Closing the Gap

With back to school season upon us we decided this was the perfect time to spotlight some of our partner agencies under our Education platform. The first agency we’d like to spotlight is Catholic Charities. Catholic Charities is a human service agency that services all eight counties in Western New York, advocating for those in … Continue reading Closing the Gap

A Recap: Day of Caring 2011

This blog post is written by one of our Account Executives, Kayleigh and is about her experience at Day of Caring 2011. My boss told me to arrive at 7 AM sharp. I questioned why so early, since I knew my other co-workers wouldn’t be arriving until 7:30-8, but she said to trust her, that I … Continue reading A Recap: Day of Caring 2011

Lauren and Family Volunteer Day

Lauren, our Community Engagement intern, participated in our second annual Family Volunteer Day on July 16.  Here are her thoughts about the experience: The second annual United Way’s Family Volunteer Day was a great success! The event was scheduled for July 16, 2011 and had more than 160 volunteers from 54 local families that participated at 8 … Continue reading Lauren and Family Volunteer Day

Why We Focus on Health and Wellness

As we mentioned in our previous blog post we have three areas of focus – Education, Income, and Health and Wellness. Many have asked us why we chose these platforms and what we want to accomplish, so we decided to write a little bit about each one. This blog post will focus on Health and … Continue reading Why We Focus on Health and Wellness