Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Buffalo Day!! Coming soon!! Be Ready!

March 29 (the Saturday after Easter!) is coming fast. Here is a new update from LJ)

BonaResponds Buffalo Day of Service 9:30am - 6pm
Come for as long as you can!
9:30am - Meet at Valley Center in South Buffalo, (near the 190) :

View Larger Map93 Leddy St. Buffalo NY 14210
10-3pm - Volunteers will be break up and work at 7 sites in Buffalo (lunch will be provided)
3-4pm - Clean Up and head back to Valley Center
4-6pm - Party at Valley Center for all participants. FREE FOOD, MUSIC, and time to share about day!
Details of Work Involved (and # of volunteers requested)
- South Buffalo District Councilmen (30 - 100+v) : Michael "Mickey" Kearns, Richard Fontana, and David Franczyk have organized a housing assessment project for south buffalo. Volunteers will be walking a few streets of South Buffalo with a clipboard, marking down info on forms about the houses they see.
- The Bob Lanier Center, 185 Lang Ave (20 - 25v) : Caulking windows, installing frosted contact paper on windows that have no covering, cleaning lockers and washing interior windows.
- Vive La Casa, 50 Wyoming Ave (20v) : floor tiles, painting, priming, and putting in new ceiling covers www.vivelacasa.org
- PUSH Buffalo (10 - 20v): painting, or other exterior work on a house tbd. (PUSH is working out all the details, but will have work.) www.pushbuffalo.org
- The Morlock Foundation, 512 Pearl St. (5 - 15v) : clean, fix things, paint, move some things www.themorlockfoundation.org
- Buffalo Re-Use, 298 N. Hampton (5 - 10v) : boarding up houses at 336 High St., and 109 Woodlawn www.buffaloreuse.org
- Compass House, 370 Linwood Ave. (4 - 6v) : gardening (weather permitting), or sorting donations www.compasshouse.org
Sponsors: BonaResponds, The Larkin Building at Exchange, First Niagara Financial Group, The Valley Community Association,
South Buffalo District Council Members: Michael "Mickey" Kearns, Richard Fontana, and David Franczyk
Look forward to Brightening up Buffalo with you! Happy Almost Spring!!! It's the perfect time for some Spring Service Day cleaning : )

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