Partnerships in Action
At Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, our mission is to enhance the lives of others. As part of our mission, we support organizations that promote physical health, community health, and our regions’ health. Our employees also raise and donate several hundred thousand dollars each year and volunteer in the communities we serve.
Alzheimer's Association of Western New York
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Their work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; champion clean air for all; improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and create a tobacco-free future.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is a privately-funded, economic development organization and the largest chamber of commerce in Western New York. The Partnership grows private investment and jobs in Buffalo Niagara.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is the first nonprofit organization in the nation to manage and operate an entire historic urban park system that consists of 850 acres of beautifully designed parks, parkways and circles. More than 1 million people use Buffalo’s award-winning Olmsted Park System.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc. provides a resident, professional, major symphony orchestra of artistic excellence and integrity to enrich the quality of life in Western New York through the presentation of live symphonic music and other musical events.
Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network
BPPN coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders in Erie County/City of Buffalo to increase access to and utilization of preconception, prenatal, perinatal and postpartum health care services in the community.
The mission of Buffalo Prep is to provide access and preparation for talented, underrepresented youth to achieve success in college prepatory high schools and higher education.
Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center
The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center is uniquely located in the only indoor riding facility in the heart of the City of Buffalo, and has been the site of a therapeutic riding program for 30 years. The BTRC currently offers program for mentally and emotionally impaired, learning disabled and developmentally challenged children ages 5 to 18.
Located on the revitalized waterfront in the heart of Buffalo, Canalside provides various events, including fitness classes, concerts, and festivals. Canalside promotes community and wellness within Western New York.
Elmwood Village Farmer’s Market
Located in the heart of the historic Elmwood Village, the market is proud to provide fresh and delicious local food to the people of Buffalo, NY for over 21 years.
Evergreen Health fosters healthy communities by providing medical, supportive, and behavioral services to individuals and families in WNY; especially those living with chronic illness or who are underserved by the health care system.
Explore & More
Explore & More is a world-class children’s museum that celebrates the power of child-led play. With four floors of fun to explore, the 43,000 sq. ft. museum sits at the crossroads between replica canals and bridges that have become year-round community destinations.
Leadership Buffalo's mission is to make Buffalo better. It unites leaders from diverse backgrounds and increases their knowledge of community issues, broadening their vision and enhancing their ability to lead.
Police Athletic League
PAL is a not-for-profit organization that provides youth of the City of Buffalo with recreational, educational, cultural, environmental and preventive program activities in structured, supervised and organized settings, using professional recreation and law enforcement personnel, in an effort to provide leadership, direction and an opportunity for those youth to become responsible, successful adults.
Say Yes Buffalo
Say Yes Buffalo works to strengthen the WNY economy by investing in the education of Buffalo's future workforce. Its vision is that every student can graduate high school and college when given the proper supports, resources, and opportunities.
The mission of the SPCA is to create a caring and kind community that encourages fair and humane treatment of all living creatures. The SPCA addresses the current state of animals in our community, rescues and shelters animals in need.
Susan G. Komen ®
From outreach and education about risk factors and early detection of breast cancer, to support and information for all those affected by the disease, the organization empowers and engages the community.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
The United Way brings people, organizations, and resources together to improve community well-being. The United Way believes every person in our community has the opportunity to enjoy the highest possible quality of life.
Variety — the Children's Charity of Buffalo & WNY
The mission of the organization is to transform, uplift, and enrich the lives of sick, disabled, and disadvantaged children in Western New York.
Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI)
The Westminster Economic Development Initiative is a non - profit organization that works to strengthen economic development, community building, and education in order to minimize barriers for the economically disadvantaged individuals in Western New York.
WNY Women's Foundation
The mission of the WNY Women's Foundation is to remove barriers and provide opportunities for women and girls to become self-sufficient. When women and girls are secure, entire communities are stronger.