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Westminster Community Charter School and Highgate Heights Students Own the Field at New Era

Posted 1 month ago

Through a generous grant provided by the Buffalo Bills Foundation, 40 students took part in a flag football program, culminating at a game at New Era Field. 

M&T Bank, UB Athletics Host Fourth Annual ‘Basketball 101’ for Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Students

Posted 1 month ago

BUFFALO, NY — M&T Bank and the University at Buffalo Athletics Department teamed up to provide about 40 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Westminster Community Charter School and Highgate Heights Elementary School with a unique …

Wear Blue Jeans for Autism Awareness

Posted 2 months ago

Teachers, Alexandra Asis and Caitlin Finn, discuss their classrooms and Autism Awareness at Highgate Heights Elementary.

Spring Newsletter 2018

Posted 2 months ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including a Partner Spotlight on Junior Achievement, a remembrance of Bob Wilmers, and a story about how the BPN schools celebrated Black History Month.

Former School to Become Center of Community

Posted 3 months ago

The 30,000 square-foot Gerard Place building will be reborn as an education and community center.

Robert Wilmers: Education Legacy

Posted 5 months ago

WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the legacy of Robert Wilmers will remain in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood.

A Big Heart Makes a Big Difference

Posted 6 months ago

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood's partnership with M&T Bank and Big Brothers Big Sisters results in a happy mentoring relationship with Sydney and Ta'Naye!

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Promotes Student Giving Project

Posted 6 months ago

City students from Buffalo Promise Neighborhood schools participated in a lesson of giving.

Winter Newsletter

Posted 6 months ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including a Partner Spotlight on Wegmans, a welcome to the new class of AmeriCorps members, and a Mentor Spotlight with a Big and Little from our Big Brothers Big Sisters …

Library brings new promise to Buffalo neighborhood [WBFO 88.7 FM]

Posted 8 months ago

The Buffalo Promise Neighborhood has a new library. The facility, fresh from a $500,000 rehab, is located in the Westminster Community Charter School, but is also available for families.

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