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Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood

Posted 20 hours ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on March 6 from 4:30p-6:00pm for our Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood event. There will be FREE health screenings, FREE fruit & veggie bags (while supplies last), a live cooking demo, …

WCCS Super Saturday - Commitment to Graduation

Posted 20 hours ago

Join us on Saturday, March 9 from 9:00-am-11:30am at Westminster Community Charter School for our first Super Saturday of 2024!

Two-Gen Parent Workshop: Maximizing Your Return

Posted 1 month ago

The BPN Two-Generation Program invites to to a parent workshop "Maximizing Your Return: A Comprehensive Tax Workshop" Where: Westminster Community Charter School When: January 24, 2024 from 5:00pm-6:30pm Dinner and childcare will be provided!

WCCS STEAM Night

Posted 1 month ago

Join us at Westminster on February 7 from 5:00pm-6:30pm for our annual STEAM Night. Activities include building a catapult, exploring constellations, origami, coding your name, robots, slime and more!

Happy Holidays from your Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Team

Posted 2 months ago

From all our staff to all of you, we wish you a joyous holiday season with peace & cheer in the New Year!

Sharing Hope for the Holiday Season

Posted 2 months ago

“All children need is a little help, a little hope and, someone who believes in them.” Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Westminster Community Charter School Family Literacy Night

Posted 2 months ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on December 7 from 5:00pm-6:30pm for our annual Family Literacy Night!

WCCS is Hiring - Come Join the Pride!

Posted 2 months ago

Westminster Community Charter School currently has a number of open positions - come Join the Pride! 

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Winter Celebration Dinner

Posted 3 months ago

Please join us on Wednesday, December 13 from 5:30-7:00pm at Westminster Community Charter School for our annual BPN Winter Celebration dinner sponsored by West Herr Automotive Group. The event with feature seasonal music, crafts and a 360 photo …

WCCS Family Bingo Night

Posted 3 months ago

Join us on November 8 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the WCCS Dining Hall for some family fun. Everyone will receive a free set of bingo cards and additional boards will be available for sale. Value of prizes range from $5-100 Snacks will be available for …

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood - Thank You For Your Continued Support

Posted 3 months ago

At Buffalo Promise, we affirm our promise to one another and to ourselves every day. We are always looking forward, building upon our yesterdays to create brighter todays and tomorrows. It’s a commitment we share with our students and their …

Westminster Welcomes Back Students & Families

Posted 4 months ago

Westminster Community Charter School threw its doors wide open and enthusiastically welcomed back our students from kindergarten to 8th grade! We were so excited to see our school community come together on the first day and are …

Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood October Event

Posted 6 months ago

Join us for the Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood event at Westminster Community Charter School on October 11, 2023 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

Promise Scholars Program Celebrates Ten Years!

Posted 6 months ago

Our Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Promise Scholar program is now entering its 10th year. Since inception fifty-nine student scholars have entered the program. This program, supported by the Wilmers and Czarnecki families allow …

WCCS Super Saturday - October

Posted 6 months ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our first Super Saturday of the new school year! Takeout bagged lunch will be supplied. Children MUST be accompanies by an adult!

Find Summer Meals

Posted 7 months ago

Looking for summer meals for your kids - visit SummerMealsNY.org or call 866-3-HUNGRY for opportunities in your area.

Back to School Bash sponsored by Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Posted 7 months ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School on August 2, 2023 from 4:30pm-6:30pm to celebrate the return to school at our Back to School Bash.

Celebrate Juneteenth With Us

Posted 8 months ago

"Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it every generation." Coretta Scott King

Leadership Summit on Fatherhood

Posted 8 months ago

Participate in the Leadership Summit on Fatherhood sponsored by the Buffalo Fatherhood Initiative. June 8, 2023 from 9:00am-Noon at the UB Education Opportunity Center located at 555 Ellicott Street. Registration is required - see the flyer for full …

Recreational Festival

Posted 8 months ago

Join in at the Recreational Festival sponsored by the Parent Network of WNY. June 3, 2023 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Cazenovia Park. Free and open to the public! See the flyer for full details.

Frozen Jr. - A Riveting Performance

Posted 9 months ago

This past weekend, Westminster Community Charter School was proud to present Frozen Jr. to their friends, families, and teachers. Frozen Jr. is a story about the sacrifice and love between two sisters and it took exactly that to bring this story to …

M&T Community Impact Days at Westminster

Posted 9 months ago

M&T Bank cares about the communities it serves and it shows! On May 18-19 from 9:00am-2:00pm, over 40 M&T volunteers will be welcomed by Westminster Community Charter School and our immediate school community. On these two days they will be …

WCCS Proudly Presents Frozen Jr.

Posted 9 months ago

Westminster proudly presents Frozen Jr. Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 at 7:00pm. Presale tickets $10 adult/$5 child Day of event tickets $12 adult/$6 child

Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ at WCCS

Posted 10 months ago

Westminster Community Charter is hosting a Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ 8th grade fundraiser on Friday, May 5th beginning at 3:30pm. Presale tickets $13/Day of tickets $15. Dinner includes half a chicken, macaroni salad, coleslaw and a buttered …

University District April 2023 Newsletter

Posted 10 months ago

Check out the most recent University District Newsletter for April covering University Heights, Shoshone Park, Bailey and Kensington. Lots of great information is available and be sure to read about the FeedMore WNY Farm Truck every Wednesday from …

FeedMore WNY RISE Program

Posted 11 months ago

Through our partnership with FeedMore WNY, we are proud to share all of their resources, specifically the RISE job training program.

Westminster Community Charter School - Join the Pride!

Posted 11 months ago

Westminster is actively enrolling for the 2023-24 school year. We would love to have you come and check out all we have to offer at one of our upcoming open houses.  

BPS Adult Education Offers Exploratory Construction Program

Posted 11 months ago

Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Department is looking for people interested in enrolling in their Exploratory Construction program.

Feeling Unsure About Your Finances?

Posted 11 months ago

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is here to help! Kenya Peoples, Two-Generation Financial Coach can assist it many ways and is just a phone call away!  

Parenting is Hard - EPIC Can Help!

Posted 11 months ago

Gerard Place is hosting Parenting Workshop Dates: April 10-May 10, 2023 Time: Wednesday's at 10:00am Location: Gerard Place Campus, 2515 Bailey Avenue

Farm Market in Partnership with FeedMore WNY

Posted 11 months ago

Love fresh fruits & veggies - who doesn't! Stop by Westminster Community Charter School located at 24 Westminster Avenue every Wednesday beginning March 22 between 9:00am-10:00am. In partnership with FeedMore WNY The event is open to the public!

Westminster Community Charter School Celebrates Read Across America Day

Posted 11 months ago

Every year, the month of March is designated National Reading Month and, once again, Westminster Community Charter School celebrated this special day by inviting community members to participate by reading aloud to students in Kindergarten to Fifth …

Celebrate Black History Month with Us

Posted 1 year ago

Every day, we witness firsthand our students’ drive to build on the progress of the leaders who have come before them.

Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood March Event

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for an Independent Health Good for the Neighborhood event on March 8, 2023 from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

Westminster Community Charter School - Join the Pride!

Posted 1 year ago

Join the Pride - at Westminster Community Charter School, every student receives the tools they need to succeed! Currently accepting applications through April 10, 2023. Lottery will be held April 12, 2023.

The Reason for the Season at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood. Please take a moment to check out this story!

Community Action Organization of WNY is Hiring

Posted 1 year ago

Community Action Organization of WNY is currently hiring and has immediate need to support our Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children's Academy located at 3149 Bailey Avenue. Interested candidates should contact (716) 881-5150.

WCCS Super Saturday - Neighborhood Vendor Fair

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our January Super Saturday - Neighborhood Vendor Fair! Takeout bagged lunch will be supplied. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult!

Happy Holidays from Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Posted 1 year ago

Wishing our families a Joyous Holiday Season filled with Peace, Love and Prosperity! Best Wishes for a Safe and Happy New Year!

BPN Winter Celebration Dinner

Posted 1 year ago

Join us on December 20 from 4:00pm-6:00pm for a Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Winter Celebration dinner sponsored by West Herr Auto Group. Activities will include family pictures, cookie decorating, facepainting and music. *Halal food options will be …

Gerard Place Pharmacy Technician Training

Posted 1 year ago

Gerard Place, in partnership with Trocaire College is currently enrolling for a 12-week Pharmacy Technician course. Interested in learning more check out the flyer below.

BPN Holistic Approach to Financial Health

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood! Please take a moment to check out this story.

BPN Two-Gen Approach - One Success Story at a Time

Posted 1 year ago

There is a lot of good news to celebrate at Buffalo Promise Neighborhood! Please take a moment and check out this story.

CANCELLED WCCS Super Saturday - A November Sky

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our November Super Saturday - A November Sky! Takeout bagged lunch will be supplied. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Super Saturday - Trail of Treats

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our October Super Saturday - Trail of Treats! Free breakfast & lunch will be provided. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Super Saturday - Fall Back to School

Posted 1 year ago

Join us at Westminster Community Charter School for our first Super Saturday - Fall Back to School Free breakfast and lunch will be provided! Children MUST be accompanied by an adult

Gerard Place Family Wellness Fair

Posted 1 year ago

Gerard Place is hosting a Family Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 10th from 12:30p-2:30p. Location: Gerard Place Community Center, Building 3 Free lunch while supplies last Free raffles, giveaways and health screenings

BPN Welcome Back Bash

Posted 1 year ago

Beat the Heat and join us on August 10 from 4:30p-6:30p on the Green at Westminster Community Charter School located at 24 Westminster Avenue. We have lots of fun activities planned as well as a school supply and backpack giveaway - while supplies …

BPN Graduation Season

Posted 1 year ago

In person graduation season was back in swing at our Early Learning education centers and Westminster Community Charter School.

Massachusetts Avenue Mobile Farmers Market

Posted 1 year ago

Join us every Tuesday 3:00pm-5:00pm from June 7 through October 25 for a Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Farmers Market in partnership with Massachusetts Avenue Project. We will feature fresh in season fruits and vegetables from local farms and various …

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a long-term collaboration between M&T Bank and its community to empower schools, students, and families. We understand that learning and opportunity are intrinsically connected, and that success is most meaningful when its shared by everyone.