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Guide for Spring Cleaning

As the winter slumber recedes and vibrant springtime unfolds, a natural urge to refresh often awakens within us. The desire to shed the heaviness of the past season and embrace the lightness of new beginnings finds expression in various ways, with spring cleaning being a classic tradition. But this year, why not infuse your cleaning…

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A Unique Way To Give Back To The Community

Hearts for the Homeless® can accept your generous donations of cans and bottles which contributes 8.5 cents per returnable towards the work of the organization. This is a simple way to partner with us and give back to the community.  And that’s actually what two local schools did recently. In December 2023, teacher Kristi D…

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Holiday Helpers From Highmark

  As part of their efforts to make the season bright for those in need, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York employees donated $20,000 total to four local nonprofits. Hearts for the Homeless® was one of the recipients who received $5,000 on Tuesday December 12th. “It’s an annual holiday tradition at Highmark…

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Hearts’ Building Rehab & Restoration Project

In 1997, Hearts for the Homeless® purchased the building at 890 Tonawanda Street in Buffalo as an outreach center in order to provide for the poor and chronic homeless in Western New York. The brick on the exterior of the building has been deteriorating and needed to be repaired and restored for reasons of safety…

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Hearts Is Awarded Grant From The Odd Fellow & Rebekah Fund

Nourishing the community through dignified service, Hearts for the Homeless® has been feeding the poor and homeless population consistently since 1990. As part of our main ministry center, Hearts has a commercial kitchen as a key component to prepare nourishing meals for those in need.               For close to…

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Hearts for the Homeless Murals

The River Rock Community Coalition (RRCC) in partnership with Hearts for the Homeless® has unveiled the newest additions to Buffalo’s public art movement. Adorning the Hearts Thrift Store building, located at 890 Tonawanda Street, are two new murals created by local artist Vinny Alejandro. Alejandro, who honed his craft via street art in the city’s…

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Hearts Food Pantry Express Expansion to Livingston County

Hearts for the Homeless® has several different outreach programs available to the community and we have served primarily within the city of Buffalo since the start of our ministry in 1990. Characterized by a profound spiritual motivation to share the Word of God, the programs offer nourishing food, as well as clothing, companionship and hope…

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Increase in Homelessness

The number of people experiencing homelessness has hit its highest level in more than a decade according to the latest point-in-time count from the Homeless Alliance of Western New York. In years past, the number of homeless individuals ranged between 900 and 1,000. The count of sheltered and unsheltered people was taken on January 25,…

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Hearts Food Pantry Express Dedication

Last month, Hearts held a dedication event to highlight our latest program, the Hearts Food Pantry Express. This event showcased the bus and honored donors and supporters who made it all possible. Held at the Hearts Campus, we had 33 people in attendance which included donors, volunteers, vendors and staff. Hearts’ President and CEO, Nick…

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