27 Volunteer Opportunities in WNY

Give a Little Bit, Western New York / Monday, January 16th, 2017

Because it’s not just about ONE day, it’s about making a difference every day. Here are a few links of places to check out opportunities around Western New York. And don’t forget your local churches, youth groups, schools, libraries and hospitals. Not to mention just lending a helping hand to your neighbor next door.

  1. Idealist
  2. Service Collaborative of WNY
  3. Volunteer Match
  4. Volunteer WNY

27 Volunteer Opportunities in WNY

Here are some of my favorite organizations in Western New York where I have either worked, volunteered or supported in some manner over the years and/or presently (or want to do so in the future!)

  1. Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  2. Aquarium of Niagara
  3. Belmont Housing Resources for WNY
  4. Buffalo City Mission
  5. Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
  6. Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
  7. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
  8. Buffalo Zoo
  9. Compeer of Greater Buffalo
  10. C.A.S.A (Court Appointed Special Advocates
  11. Food Bank of WNY
  12. Friends of the Night People
  13. Habitat for Humanity
  14. Haven House at Child and Family Services
  15. Hospice Buffalo
  16. International Institute of Buffalo
  17. Journey’ End Refugee Services
  18. Kevin Guest House
  19. Meals on Wheels 
  20. Old Fort Niagara
  21. Queen City Roller Girls
  22. Ride for Roswell/Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  23. Ronald McDonald House of WNY
  24. Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
  25. United Way of Buffalo and Erie County
  26. Unyts

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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