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January 2023 Newsletter

9 adults and one child holding stockings

The numbers above reflect the people and agencies we have served, fed, and reached throughout 2022. The Community’s Engagement This past year was a year of new opportunities and new faces! We want to thank you, our volunteers, donors and supporters of all types. You help make all the ministry does for the homeless and…

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December 2022 Newsletter

Live Generously, Give, and Give Thanks. On Our Heart: Thankful (Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. I Thessalonians 5:16-18). Being thankful may best summarize my reflection of 2022 and this year’s holiday season at Hearts which had the highest level…

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November 2022 Newsletter

Bringing Christmas Joy to Those Without A Home On Christmas Eve when the buses pull up to 286 Lafayette Ave on Buffalo’s West Side and the guests walk into the building, many are shy and apprehensive. Living homeless over time can cause most to be overly cautious. But when they see the volunteers greet them…

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October 2022 Newsletter

Love Thy Neighbor – Help To Keep The Holidays Traditions Happening. As we prepare and look ahead to the upcoming holiday season, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. To kick off this holiday season, Hearts has started a “Feed A Family” initiative to help keep our neighbor’s Thanksgiving traditions going for future generations. We are…

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September 2022 Newsletter

Homeless for three years, Shawna now serves on the Mobile Soup Kitchen outreach team. Thank you for being a part of this ministry. Your prayers and your gifts of service and resources are greatly appreciated. God has used your support for Hearts to reach many in our community who are in need; including Shawna. Shawna…

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April 2022 Newsletter

On Our Hearts “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” ~1 Corinthians 2:9 Isn’t it a blessing to know that God never stops thinking about us? He has a plan for each one of us, designed…

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New Program Announcement on WDCX

We’re excited to share this interview with Hearts’ President & CEO Nick Calandra and Zach Boron, host of The Breakfast Blend and The Pregame shows on WDCX Radio. Nick and Zach talk about some of the work Hearts has been doing since the 1990’s and Nick shares about the newest branch of the ministry: Hearts…

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March 2022 Newsletter

On Our Hearts “I lift up my eyes to the hills – where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. In He who watches over Israel will neither slumber or sleep. The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.” ~Psalm…

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Hearts On WDCX Radio

Hearts’ President & CEO Nick Calandra was interviewed by Zach Boron, host of The Breakfast Blend and The Pregame shows on WDCX Radio. Nick and Zach talk about the rich history of the ministry that has been in existence since 1990 and how the work is continuing today and into the future. Through creating new…

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February 2022 Newsletter

On Our Hearts What Happens When It’s Cold Outside? “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is My word that goes out…

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