Supporting Our Western New York Veterans

GRANTS

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

GET INVOLVED

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

RESOURCE CENTER

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

DONATE

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

Recent News

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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Iron Will up for Award!

Iron Will up for Award!

Iron Will up for a Voice award!!! 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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Quilts for Charity Offers Comfort

Quilts for Charity Offers Comfort

Beverly Renning of Quilts for Charity stopped by on 8/9/17 to donate her group's recent creation.  The two beautiful quilts pictured were made using material donated to Beverly and the other ladies.  Beverly first made contact with WNY Heroes after meeting this...

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Sophie is our Hero!

Sophie is our Hero!

11 year old Sophie Gould goes to E. Aurora Middle School.  What did she do this summer?  She spent 5 hours having a garage sale and donated all of the money to our Pawsitive for Heroes program!  She’s an amazing young woman, who has learned a lot about selflessness from her mom, a former Marine.  Thanks Sophie!!!

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Davidzik Named Fundraising Coordinator

Davidzik Named Fundraising Coordinator

Lisa Davidzik will be using her special skill set to help WNY Heroes build new and lasting relationships with our local community businesses. Lisa and Army Veteran husband Dave recently became parents! If you have a business interested in supporting our cause, give Lisa a call!

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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

Mon 21

Backpack Program!

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - September 12 @ 6:00 pm
Sat 26

19th Annual Buy American Day & Family Day

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 26

Pappas Multi-Vender Event

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Seneca
United States
Sun 27

Buffalo Bridal’s Wedding Fair 2017

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Depew NY
Sep 09

Brews for a Cause Happy Hour

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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.

WNY Heroes

8205 Main Street
Suite 1
Williamsville, NY 14221

716.630.5020
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