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Gerard Place "Celebration of Hope" Annual Reception & Awards Ceremony

  • Saturday, September 20, 2014
  • 5-7 PM Reception/Award Ceremony
  • Venue:  Gerard Place Community Center, 2515 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215. Valet Parking available.
  • $75 per person, reservation required
  • 2014 Honorees are: Erie 1 B.O.C.E.S., Joyce Fink, Sister Marian Mullen, RSM, Assembly Member Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes and Univera Healthcare

Sponsorships available. For more information, call Kathy at (716) 897-9948, x101, or email her.

"Gerard Place was [a place] I could lean up against...
to help me get to where I needed to go
instead of pushing me away like everyone else did."


Gerard Place provides support and transitional housing for single-parent families that have experienced the pain of poverty, homelessness, and/or domestic/substance abuse.  The agency provides individuals with a number of services designed to empower individuals through education, employment, vocational training, life skill classes and counseling.  Residents are not given a "hand out," they are earning a "hand up." 

Located in the heart of one of Buffalo's poorest communities -- in which there is a staggering 55% unemployment rate among those aged 19-39 and 40% of children live below the poverty line -- Gerard Place has assisted hundreds of families by giving them the tools they need to help themselves and break the poverty cycle.

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