Supporting Our Western New York Veterans
This week’s guest came to us from the Burchfield Penny Art Center and Dunn Tire! Thanks so much for sharing what you do for our local Veteran community. As usual, feel free to write in with a suggestion about a topic that you’d like to hear more about. We’re real excited about educating the public about what we do for others!read more
“I just want to send a sincere thank you to WNY Heroes and the many people who help donate to wny veterans . Without the help of this organization my kids would not of had a Christmas this year , I found myself unexpectedly laid off and in a financial crisis right before the holiday season. Not only did WNY heroes provide gifts & a great meal for my kids for Christmas, they also stepped in with assistance financially for rent as well. It’s hard to put into words how grateful I am, I’m speechless, thank you so much. You truly made a difference in this veterans life. God Bless!” – Army Veteranread more
Members of this international organization have been have been helping others since 1898 and the tradition continued in December when they donated the proceeds of their “Nerds Gone Wild” show on Veteran’s Day. Thanks so much to the Eagle Riders, the Nerds and the Niagara Gazette for the efforts, music, great picture, and story they did on this event!read more
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston allowed WNY Heroes the pleasure of speaking to their membership about the continuing needs of our local Veterans on January 3rd. Yep! They’re the guys who bring you the Lewiston Peach Festival each year, and thanks to them and the community’s support, we can continue our mission of helping those who’ve served.read more
As we head into Christmas, many of us are looking for ways to show our support to the men and women who have served our country. WNYHeroes provides important support programs and services for local veterans every day of the year right here in WNY.read more
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.
- 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.
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 WYRK.com.