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Partnerships in Action

At BlueCross BlueShield 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. 

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

The Albright-Knox's Education and Community Engagement team initiates and manages a wide range of public programs, including art classes, tours, concerts, and...

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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...

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Buffalo City Mission

The Buffalo City Mission works to serve and restore hope for hungry men, women, and children of Western New York. They provide education, programs for children, food and shelter, and every day necessities...

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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...

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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...

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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Pops Season

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...

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Buffalo Prep

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...

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Canalside

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...

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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of Buffalo is a Catholic sponsored human service agency serving anyone in need in WNY. They advocate for those in need, particularly the poor and most vulnerable...

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Evergreen Health

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...

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Food Bank of WNY

The Food Bank of WNY works to feed those in need by acting as a bridge between available food and its member agencies. The Food Bank also operates several programs that fight hunger...

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Garden Walk Buffalo

The Garden Walk (Gardens Buffalo Niagara) is a nonprofit group made up of some of the area's greatest gardening community, who love to show it off...

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Girls on the Run of Buffalo 

Girls on the Run inspires young girls to be joyful, healthy and confident by using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running...

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HealthyZone Rink

HealtyZone Rink hosts events such as private parties, public skating, camps and programs, promoting a fun and active way to exercise...

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leading global organization funding Type I Diabetes (T1D) research. Its strength lies in its exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D...

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Leadership Buffalo

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...

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March of Dimes

Prematurity is the leading killer of babies in the United States. The March of Dimes works to help mothers have a full-term pregnancy and deliver healthy babies...

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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...

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SPCA

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...

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Susan G. Komen ® Upstate New York

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...

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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...

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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...

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WNED | WBFO Buffalo-Toronto 

WNED | WBFO Buffalo-Toronto provides entertainment, enrichment and engagement through television, radio, digital media, and educational services...

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43 North 

43 North is a company that runs a $5 million start-up pitch competition that funds the most promising start-ups within the Buffalo area. In 4 years, 43 North has awarded 37 companies that have great potential...