Charity

$1,087,819

“I get excited on days like today to know that yet another 64 at risk young people in Western New York will get the opportunity to learn and grow their skills while improving Buffalo’s housing stock.  In a federal budget where YouthBuild funding was cut by over 50% this year, this announcement says to me that we continue to do it the right way,” said Western New York Americorps interim Executive Director Kate Sarata when announcing their $1,087,819 grant with Congressman Brian Higgins earlier this week. The program being funded, YouthBuild assists young people obtain their diplomas or GEDs while providing occupational training in the construction industry. READ MORE...