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Wear Blue Jeans for Autism Awareness

Posted 3 weeks ago

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

Spring Newsletter 2018

Posted 4 weeks 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 1 month ago

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

Robert Wilmers: Education Legacy

Posted 3 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 4 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 4 months ago

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

Winter Newsletter

Posted 4 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 6 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.

Back to School Newsletter 2017

Posted 7 months 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 7 months 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 …

Renovations unveiled at Westminster Community Charter School [WGRZ]

Posted 7 months ago

If you had a library renovation plan with a $500,000 budget, what would you build? For Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, their answer to that question will be unveiled at 3:00 on Wednesday afternoon, from the Westminster Community Charter School …

The Westminster Community Charter School Library will have a ribbon cutting [WGRZ]

Posted 7 months ago

A library on Buffalo's east side is re-opening today after a summer full of renovations. The Westminster Community Charter School Library will have a ribbon cutting today to mark the completion of the half million dollar project.

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood to Build Second Children’s Academy on Buffalo’s East Side [Buffalo Rising]

Posted 9 months ago

$1.6 Million Investment to Create ‘Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children’s Academy at Gerard Place’

East Side neighborhood will get second preschool [WBFO]

Posted 9 months ago

A brand new preschool will be opening next year in one of Buffalo's poorest neighborhoods. WBFO Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley says the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood has announced that M&T Bank will be investing $1.6 million to create a second …

Second Buffalo Promise Neighborhood academy planned for Gerard Place [Business First]

Posted 9 months ago

A second, educationally-focused pre-school, operated by Buffalo Promise Neighborhood and funding led by M&T Bank, is set for the Gerard Place Community Center. 

Work on the project will begin this month and the school, which will …

M&T to open new preschool in East Side's Promise Neighborhood [Buffalo News]

Posted 9 months ago

A new preschool is the next piece of the puzzle in an effort to change the lives of kids and families in one of Buffalo's poorest neighborhoods.

Summer Newsletter 2017

Posted 10 months ago

Read about what's new as we head into summer in the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Summer Newsletter.

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