News and Media

August 22, 2020 | ARTVOICE
Beds for Buffalo to Reopen Volunteer Operations
Beds for Buffalo, a grassroots volunteer program through The Service Collaborative (TSC), will be reopening volunteer operations in September.

August 21, 2020 | Buffalo Rising
Beds for Buffalo Bounces Back in 2020
The Service Collaborative is reestablishing its grassroots Beds for Buffalo campaign in 2020.

August 21, 2020 | Spectrum News
Beds for Buffalo Reopening for Volunteers in September
Beds for Buffalo will reopen for volunteers in September, making sure all kids have a place to rest their head at night. 

August 6, 2020 | Spectrum News
Rep. Higgins Pushes to Expand National Service
While the nation looks to recover financially, one local congressman is pushing for national service as a way to do that.

July 15, 2020 | Spectrum News
Western NY Non-Profit Puts Together Free Meal Kits for At-Risk Youth 
A local non-profit is trying to prevent the most at-risk youth in our community from falling through the cracks.

July 8, 2020 | West Seneca Bee
Service Collaborative Receives More Than $2 million
In the past four months, the Service Collaborative has received $2,211,172 in funding from local, state, and national grant makers to continue providing mission-driven work across Buffalo and Western New York.

 

February 7, 2020 | Junior League of Buffalo
The Junior League of Buffalo Awards $7,000 to The Service Collaborative of WNY
The Junior League of Buffalo is pleased to announce that it has awarded one Community Assistance Small Grant in the amount of $7,000 to The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.

 

January 13, 2020 | WIVB, Channel 4
Higgins announces $1.5 million grant for youth workforce development 
The federal government is helping at-risk youth get on the right path.

January 13, 2020 | WBFO
Workforce development program for Buffalo youth receives $1.5 million grant
Buffalo Congressman Brian Higgins announced a $1.5 million federal grant Monday. The grant will support the Collaborative's YouthBuild: Leaders Under Construction program.

December 13, 2019 | Spectrum News
Beds for Buffalo Serves 25 Families this Holiday Season
Since its start in 2017, the program has delivered 305 beds to families struggling with poverty.

July 15, 2019 | WGRZ, Channel 2
Service Collaborative of WNY to receive state funding
Service Collaborative's YouthBuild program aims to give job and life skills to at-risk youth and young adults. 

May 8, 2019 | Spectrum News
$5.5M for Workforce Demonstration Project
Forty at-risk youth in Erie County are getting a hand up thanks to a $5.5 million initiative from NYS. The Service Collaborative is the only receipent of these funds in Erie County.

January 21, 2019 | Spectrum News
Cold Hands, Warm Hearts, Kind Gestures Cold Hands, Warm Hearts, Kind Gestures
On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some 200 volunteers braved the bitter cold temperatures to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York.

January 21, 2019 | WIVB
Martin Luther King Jr. Food Drive Takes Place in Hamburg
People of all ages came together in Hamburg to help give back to their community and pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Food Drive took place on Monday morning. It was the seventh year for the event.

October 30, 2018 | Media Release, The Martin Group
Service Collaborative of Western New York Evolves with Organizational Rebrand
The Service Collaborative of Western New York (TSC), the regional agency improving the lives of those in need, and also those with the desire to make a difference through volunteerism, today unveiled a new brand to reflect a strategic evolution of the organization.

August 2, 2018 | WBFO
More Beds for Buffalo to Benefit Children in Need
The second year of Beds for Buffalo kicked off, aiming to building 150 twin sized beds for children in need.

May 23, 2018 | Spectrum News
How to Keep Your Summer Spending In Check (featuring EDC member, Desiree Radford)

January  15, 2018 | Spectrum News
Hamburg Food Drive Brings Out Spirit of Service
Nearly 300 volunteers in Hamburg used their day off from school or work to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service to the community.

January 15, 2018| WGRZ
Village of Hamburg's National Day of Service
Food collected to benefit the Food Bank of WNY

December 15, 2017 | WBFO
'Buffalo Beds' for children in need
A special delivery arrived on Thursday in Buffalo that will provide beds for children in need.

December 14, 2017 | WGRZ
100 Beds Given to Kids in Need
First delivery of Beds for Buffalo beds!

December 14, 2017 | Spectrum News Buffalo
A comfy warm bed; not a given for families in distress
Volunteers worked for months building beds.

November 14, 2017 | Niagara Gazette
Niagara's 3rd 12 Under 40 Class Announced
TSC's Adam Bartoszek among winners.

November 6, 2017 | Niagara Frontier Publications

Tom Lowe receives Champion of Service Award from Service Collaborative of WNY
VISTA Alum, Tom Lowe, honored at TSC Fundraiser.

November 3, 2017 | Buffalo Rising
Sweet for Service
Sweet for Service is back for its second year!

October 18, 2017 | WKBW
Unique program gives young adults tools for success
WNY YouthBuild is helping Western New York’s next generation’s path to success.

September 8, 2017 |Buffalo Rising
Beds for Buffalo – Volunteers to Build 100 Beds for Children In Need
The Service Collaborative's newest initiative, Beds for Buffalo!

June 21, 2016 | WKBW
Buffalo area charter school implements LGBT safe zones
Safe Zone implemented by ABLE member Christopher Culp!!

June 15, 2016 | WBFO
Film Good/Do Good Debuts in Buffalo
The Service Collaboratives WNY YouthBuild program serve alongside production crew of the film, Marshall.

May 24, 2016 | Time Warner Cable News
From Tearing Down to Building Up

April 27, 2016| Buffalo News
YouthBuild drawing blueprints for a second chance at Buffalo’s future