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John R. Oishei Foundation extends challenge to Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees: Raise $25,000 and we will match it

By Immigration

Today, Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees is announcing that The John R. Oishei Foundation has offered the campaign a matching challenge to generate $25,000 in donations and they will match that same amount leadingto a total of $50,000. On September 2, 2021, five organizations came together to announce a fundraising effort to raise $750,000 to support more than 300 Afghan evacuees destined for Buffalo. The campaign, Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees, has…

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Catholic Charities WIC Program Recognized with National Breastfeeding Award of Excellence

By Women, Infants & Children: WIC

Catholic Charities of Buffalo announced its Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program recently received a WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence, Gold, from the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC. The award program, given at three levels of performance: Gold, Premiere, and Elite, recognizes local WIC agencies…

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Catholic Charities’ Kinship Caregiver Program Seeking Families in Allegany and Cattaraugus Counties

By Care Coordination Services

Program helps non-parents navigate challenges of providing full-time care of related children who have been separated from biological parents Are you the primary caregiver of another family member’s child? The Kinship Caregiver Program at Catholic Charities is a resource for families in Allegany and Cattaraugus counties who may need support in stepping…

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WNY Refugee and Asylee Consortium Launches Unprecedented Campaign Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees to Serve Hundreds Coming to Buffalo

By Immigration

The five local organizations which comprise the Western New York Refugee and Asylee Consortium (WNYRAC) – Catholic Charities of Buffalo, International Institute of Buffalo, Jericho Road Community Health Center, Jewish Family Services of Western New York, and Journey’s End Refugee Services – are launching a major collaborative campaign, Buffalo United for…

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WIC Healthy Baby Fest Set for Aug. 3

By Women, Infants & Children: WIC

Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program Healthy Baby Festival is going virtual this year! Expectant and young families are invited to attend the festival virtually through an event on Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s WIC Facebook page on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Throughout the day on Aug. 3, a series of fun and…

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