Supporting Our Western New York Veterans


Grant money goes to help veterans/ families with rent, mortgage, utilities, food, holiday meals, etc.


Help us support Western New York Veterans. There are many ways you can help and get involved.


Browse on-line listings of resources and services available for veterans, service members and their families!


Every donation, both large and small, from large corporations to individual donations DO make a difference.

Recent News

Open House Is in the Books!

Open House Is in the Books!

This week saw WNY Heroes open their doors to the public.  Programs were explained, tours were given, and awards were bestowed.  To be honest...nobody was sure how many people would take advantage of checking out the relatively new office space and mingle with the...

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Backpack Program Gets an A+

Backpack Program Gets an A+

This year WNY Heroes helped more than 100 veterans’ children get what they need to succeed in school. That more than doubles last year’s total! Thanks so much to all who donated items and their time to make the program work.

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B.O.O.T.S. Goes SCUBA Diving!

B.O.O.T.S. Goes SCUBA Diving!

August's B.O.O.T.S. activity allowed combat veterans a chance to SCUBA dive in the calm waters of Cazenovia pool!  The folks at Adaptive Water Sports were patient and knowledgeable in showing what were mostly land lubbers, what it takes to brave the depth of the deep!...

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And the Winner Is…Iron Will!

And the Winner Is…Iron Will!

Iron Will Wins Voice award in L.A.! The Voice Awards program honors consumer/peer/family leaders and television and film professionals who educate the public about behavioral health. Through their work and personal stories of resilience, both groups of leaders...

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Paid Family Leave News…

Starting January 1, 2018, wage replacement & job protection will be afforded to employees who need time away from their job to, among other things, "...assist loved ones when a family member is deployed abroad on active military duty."  Please go...

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WNY Heroes Inc.

Since its inception in 2007, WNY Heroes, Inc. has grown exponentially, becoming a critical lifesustaining vehicle for veterans and their families by providing immediate financial assistance to those in need. Now, more than ever, the need is constant and growing in alarming fashion with so many veterans returning home. We are certain that the recent news of delays in getting services through the VA, that these brave and heroic men & women face upon their return, will further impact the need for program services within our organization. Below are the programs WNY Heroes, Inc. provides. On any given night, over 1700 homeless veterans are living on the streets, in parks, under bridges and behind dumpsters in WNY. Last known statistics 172,000 veterans reside in the 8 counties of WNY.


Our Mission

  • WNYHeroes will not leave any service members behind, we will help in ANY way we can.
  • We strive to find the best services available in the WNY Community for Veterans and Service members.
  • We strive to keep WNY Veterans and Service Members up-to-date on the latest information using web friendly tools.
  • WNYHeroes assists disabled and needy war Veterans and Service members, their dependents, and the widows and children of deceased veterans.
  • We strive to show our appreciation and support of Veterans and Service members and their families.

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Upcoming Events

Sat 21

A Tribute to WNY’s Military Heroes

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Nov 03

Chiavetta’s Chick. BBQ sponsored by Empire One Federal Credit Union

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Seneca
United States
Nov 10

8th Annual Red, White, & Blue Gala, 2017

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Niagara Falls NY
United States
Nov 11

Greater Buffalo Bench & Deadlift Championships

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Blasdell NY
United States

Hometown Hero of the Week

WNY Heroes and WYRK are giving the soldiers who are currently fighting or have fought in the past some recognition by choosing a new Hometown Hero each Friday and featuring them here on

WNY Heroes

8205 Main Street
Suite 1
Williamsville, NY 14221



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