Impacts

Impacting our community

In 2017, over 450 volunteers donated nearly 3,000 hours to BPN.

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450+

The PAZ program has engaged more than 450 parents and families in financial education, career development, parenting strategy workshops, and one-on-one coaching and community building.

90 percent of PAZ children are kindergarten ready.

65%

65%

65 percent of our 8th graders are accepted into Buffalo’s Best High Schools.

There are a total of 12 block clubs in our neighborhood.

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93%

Our elementary students have an average attendance rate of 93 percent, 2nd best of all 39 Buffalo Public Schools.

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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.