Ways to give back
Our grieving community has been shaken to its core by the horror of what occurred in our city. Now is the time to love each other and be the City of Good Neighbors.
Dent Neurologic Institute will be partnering with Buffalo Center for Health Equities. This program is helping victims’ families, as well as the community overall, including food resources through the church. The money directly goes to those in need.
Checks can be made payable to:
Population Health CollaborativeMemo: “Buffalo Center for Health Equity”
Buffalo Center for Health EquityC/O Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church641 Masten AvenueBuffalo, New York 14209
We will also be collecting non-perishable items at each of our locations and will be bringing them to The First Fruits Food Pantry at Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church
Below are other ways we can give back, and assistance to our community.
One Love Fundraiser
To support the families and victims.
Friday May 20th, 4-7pm
Pre-sale tickets ONLY
Cash Bar, Music
GoFundMe Centralized Hub
On May 14, ten people lost their lives during a mass shooting in a Tops Supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Now, people across the country are coming together to offer support for the individuals and families affected. Donate to the verified fundraisers below to help the individuals and families affected by the Buffalo mass shooting.
The Thurman Thomas Family Foundation
The Thurman Thomas Family Foundation is committing to donating $10,000 to efforts that will directly impact the families of the victims and the surrounding community.
Rooted In Buffalo
"We work to provide the people in the Western New York Community, who are homeless/less fortunate or those who find themselves in need from time to time, with fresh produce, nonperishable food items, and personal care hygiene items free of cost. Our roots are to be a beacon of light within the community and sharing our good will with the ‘City of Good Neighbors.’"
Mayor Byron Brown Announcement
Mayor Byron Brown shared a tweet on Monday calling for donations. For donations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 716-541-1701.
FeedMore food donations are being accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday noon to 4 p.m. at 91 Holt Street.
Distributions will continue to take place at the Resource Council of WNY from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Sunday, from May 17 through May 25.
Tops Free Bus Shuttle
Daily from 10am - 7pm from Jefferson & Riley St. to the nearby Tops on Elmwood Ave
Lyft and Uber
Lyft and Uber are offering free rides to buy groceries in the zip codes 14208 and 14209
Lyft Code: BuffaloLyftUp
Uber code: SHOPBUF
Counseling Support - the United Way Buffalo
If you are in need of immediate help, call 211 or text your zip code to 898-211