Archive for November, 2008

Thanksgiving Dining Room Schedule 2008

Compiled by Food For All

Saturday, November 22nd

UPC Soup Kitchen                                                                           Saturday, November 22nd

67 Lake Avenue                                                                               12PM

Blasdell, NY 14219


Tuesday, November 25th

Loaves and Fishes Dining Room                                                                           Tuesday, November 25th

875 Elmwood Ave                                                                                                11:30AM-12:30PM

Buffalo, NY 14222

Thanksgiving Day

Response to Love Dining Room                                                       Thursday, November 27th

130 Kosciuszko Street                                                                        10 AM- 12 Noon

Buffalo, NY 14212

City Mission                                                                                         Thursday, November 27th

100 East Tupper                                                                                  11:30AM-12:30PM

Buffalo, NY 14203

Durham Memorial Church, Central City Café                               Thursday, November 27th

147 E. Eagle Street                                                                             11AM- 12Noon

Buffalo, NY 14204

Friends of Night People                                                                    Thursday, November 27th

394 Hudson Street                                                                           11:30-1PM

Buffalo, NY 14201

The Hellenic Orthodox Church of Annunciation                        Thursday, November 27th

Delaware and West Utica Street                                                  11 AM- 1PM

Buffalo, NY 14209

Friday, November 23rd

St Vincent DePaul’s Dining Room                                                   Friday, November 28th

1298 Main Street                                                                               11AM-12:30PM

Buffalo, NY 14209


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The Homeless Alliance will be having its Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, December 11th at noon at Pearl St. Grill and Brewery in Downtown Buffalo. The cost is $25/person.

Our guest speaker will be Margaret Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief of the Buffalo News.

A copy of our e-vite is below.  Please respond by December 3rd.

2008 Annual Luncheon Invite (pdf)

The Homeless Alliance each year recognizes an exceptional individual  and an organization who have shown dedicating and committment to the cause of ending homelessness in WNY with the Killian Vetter Individual Acheivement Award and the Monsignor Henry Gugino Organizational Award. If you would like to nominate an individual or organization for either of these awards, please fill out the below form and e-mail it to decicco [at] wnyhomeless [dot] org.

2008 Annual Luncheon Award Nominatino Form (pdf)

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“While few Americans are sheltered from the jolt of the recent economic crisis, the nation’s newest veterans, particularly the wounded, are being hit especially hard. The triple-whammy of injury, unemployment and waiting for disability claims to be processed has forced many veterans into foreclosure, or sent them teetering on its edge, according to veterans’ organizations.”

The rest of this article can be found by following this link.


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In honor of Veterans’ Day, here is an article on CNN.com about how Pathways to Housing, a Housing First program that is ending veteran homelessness in New York City. More behind the jump.


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