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July 2023 Newsletter

Renovated Kitchen Photo

Over 20 Years Later, A Kitchen Renovation Is On The Horizon For close to 25 years the commercial kitchen at Hearts has largely remained unchanged and has been preparing meals to serve those in need year after year. In turn, impacting the lives of tens of thousands of our brothers and sisters, praise God! Originally…

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June 2023 Newsletter

The Empowerment Of Faith and Service Within Our Community Since 1990 Hearts has been motivated by faith. Our mission, inspired by scripture and our existence to this day, is made possible by God. Over the years, with your generous and faithful support, we’ve been carrying out a calling to not only feed the hungry and…

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May 2023 Newsletter

comany logos - Chick-fil-a, Pepperidge Farm, TRADER JOE'S, Wegmans, UB

Better Together: Feeding Thousands Through Impactful Partnerships An exciting development over the past year are the partnerships we’ve made with local businesses and franchises who regularly donate to Hearts in support of our mission. A few of those involved in our food recovery efforts are Chick-Fil-A, Pepperidge Farm, Trader Joe’s, Wegmans and University at Buffalo.…

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April 2023 Newsletter

The Impact Of Your Donated Goods: Recycling Clothes, Restoring Lives® Hungry, cold and walking around with wet feet for hours or even days, can you imagine? We see this far too often when ministering to the poor and homeless but there is good news! Your donations, financial and otherwise, really can restore lives. Donations of…

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March 2023 Newsletter

Donate $10 Recently Renewed, Hearts Thrift Store In Riverside, A Mainstay Since 1997 The Hearts Thrift Store located at 890 Tonawanda St. in Buffalo has been in operation since 1997; impacting Riverside and providing financial support to Hearts’ outreach programs. When shoppers walk through the front doors, they are welcomed into a relaxing environment with…

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February 2023 Newsletter

A Willingness To Serve Make an impact by volunteering, a volunteer spotlight: John and Sara have been volunteering with Hearts for the Homeless® since September. They recently retired and were looking for opportunities to be able to spend their retirement giving back to the community. They found out about Hearts by researching organizations online. After…

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January 2023 Newsletter

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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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