Their goal is to get people to take action and work together to help the neighborhood. These volunteers focus on neighborhood cleanups, educational events, and their Community Garden near Seneca and Cazenovia. But they will jump on any new project that their members are willing to work on. The bottom line is improving South Buffalo, and they’ve had a wide variety of projects since they started in 2010 (including this website).
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Since 2000 SB Alive has beautified the neighborhood by establishing at least 7 public gardens including Tim Russert’s Childeren’s Garden next to the Dudley Library which they still maintain. They have also started Events like Christmas in the Park, the Parade of Circles and the Garden Walk, which are cherished by the neighborhood. Dedicated to improving the quality of life in the South Buffalo area they continue to make a difference.
Their mission is to support and promote the local business environment while strengthening the relationship between our commercial, residential, and nonprofit communities. They have established programs like the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program to help business get started and they create an annual directory to help everyone shop locally. But they go above and beyond by helping organize and promote events like the Italian Festival, Christmas in the Park, the Parade of Circles and the Shop in your Neighborhood EXPO.
2189 Seneca Street. Buffalo, NY 14210
They are responsible for our wonderful Irish Festival, which happens every September in Caz Park. This event is not to be missed, it attracts world famous Irish music and features Irish culture and dancing, and food and beer of course. The group started out with sign projects that welcome you and celebrate South Buffalo.
There are many active Block Clubs in South Buffalo, in fact many of the hard working people on the Board of Block Clubs are from South Buffalo. Join a block club near you or start your own.
Science-based, community focused, advocacy organization in Western New York dedicated to protecting and restoring the quality and quantity of our most valuable natural asset — our water. They are committed to improving the legacy we leave for future generations. Their goal is for everyone to have access to fishable, swimmable and drinkable water throughout the Buffalo Niagara Region.
The Conservancy maintains our two enormous Olmsted Parks. They are always accepting volunteers who want to help preserve these parks. They aim to honor yesterday’s heritage, enhance the quality of life today for neighbors and visitors and create a legacy for the Buffalo of tomorrow.
84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo NY 14214
Creates opportunities for all individuals to serve, challenging citizens to turn their ideals into action and their passion into positive change. They offer programs where you can help your community while earning funds for your further education in higher learning or receiving your GED.
2188 Seneca Street
South Park is the home of one of two Buffalo ReStores. It’s a great place to shop for your next home improvement project and all proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Habitat works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses are then sold to pre-qualified families at no profit and with no interest charged while Habitat holds the mortgages.
1675 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14220