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

Posted 10 months 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 11 months ago

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

Spring Newsletter 2018

Posted 11 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.

Robert Wilmers: Education Legacy

Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

Winter Newsletter

Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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.

Back to School Newsletter 2017

Posted 1 year ago

Read about what's new in our Back to School edition of the BPN Newsletter.

Buffalo East Side library reopens to the public [WGRZ]

Posted 1 year ago

City officials gathered for an event that marked the near-complete renovation of the Westminster Community Charter School Library on Buffalo's East Side. The library went through almost half of one million dollars in …

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