News

Partner Spotlight: The Tool Library

Posted 3 years ago

Read about one of our partners, The University District Tool Library!

Summer Newsletter 2019

Posted 3 years ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including the Westminster Community Charter School Plaza Events Performance, the Promise Scholars Celebration, and the end of the year carnival at Saturday Academy!

Promise Scholar Spotlight: Lamar

Posted 3 years ago

Lamar is a Promise Scholar entering his sophomore year at Canisius High School. Read his story!

Spring Newsletter 2019

Posted 3 years ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including a conversation with Superintendent of Buffalo Public Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, our visit with the Buffalo Bills and The Children's Academies' new therapy rooms!

WCCS Celebrates the Coding Club

Posted 3 years ago

M&T Bank volunteers host a fun and educational Coding Club at Westminster Community Charter School. Read more about the club and the celebration of their successful completion!

The Buffalo Bills Visit Our Schools

Posted 3 years ago

Read about the Buffalo Bills visit to Highgate Heights!

Winter Newsletter 2019

Posted 3 years ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including the opening of our second Children's Academy location at Gerard Place, M&T in the BPN Community, our holiday celebrations, and a partner spotlight featuring WNY united.

Mentoring Matters: Kim & Ciraha

Posted 3 years ago

Kim, one of our newest M&T Bank mentors tells us about her journey with her new little, Ciraha!

The Children's Academy at Gerard Place Opens!

Posted 3 years ago

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood welcomes approximately 100 new children to begin school at the second Children's Academy at Gerard Place. 

Mentoring Matters: Brad & Artie

Posted 3 years ago

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, Brad discusses his experience as a BPN mentor!

Mentoring Matters: Renee & Heaven

Posted 3 years ago

One of our BPN Mentors, Renee, tells us about her experience as Big Sister!

Partner Spotlight: Belmont Housing Resources

Posted 4 years ago

Art Taggart, Housing Counselor/Financial Coach with Belmont Housing Resources for WNY discusses the BPN Parent Achievement Zone & Belmont partnership as well as the resources and services he provides for our families!

Fall Newsletter 2018

Posted 4 years ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including a Partner Spotlight featuring The Teacher's Desk, M&T in the BPN Community, our Promise Scholars celebration, and The Children's Academy graduation.

BPN Celebrates the Promise Scholars

Posted 4 years ago

BPN hosts a celebratory evening for the Promise Scholars, including the very first cohort to graduate and head on to college.

Summer Newsletter 2018

Posted 4 years ago

Read about what's new in Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, including a Partner Spotlight on Independent Health, M&T in the BPN Community, and NFL Flag Football with Highgate Heights Elementary and Westminster Community Charter School.

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

Posted 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years ago

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

Spring Newsletter 2018

Posted 4 years 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 4 years 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 years 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 years ago

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

Winter Newsletter

Posted 5 years 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 5 years 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 5 years ago

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

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