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Empower Announces Upcoming Fundraising Events

(Niagara Falls, NY) Empower, a non-profit human services agency supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in WNY, is announcing three upcoming fundraisers to be held in July and August of 2024. 

“As a non-profit, we rely on the generosity of our surrounding community to ensure we can provide the highest possible quality of service at all times to our clients,” Empower CEO Diane Baehre said. “Each donation we receive is split evenly between our education, residential, and vocational departments and helps us purchase new equipment, plan additional events and experiences for our clients, and create better programming that improves the quality of life for the individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our care. Every dollar helps Empower continue to provide high quality care, and we are so grateful to many organizations and community members who regularly support our cause.” 

Empower has the following fundraisers coming up for community members to support: 

  • July 15th, 2024 - 4:00-8:00 PM - Empower will be hosting the Music Mania Monday 50/50 at the Town of Niagara Veterans Park at 7000 Lockport Rd - Niagara Falls, NY 14305.

  • July 16th, 2024 - All Day - Empower will be participating in Give716, a day long fundraising program. Donors have the opportunity to have their donations matched and multiplied throughout the day! To participate, use this link starting Monday July 15th at 7:16 PM and all-day Tuesday July 16th: 

  • August 1st, 2024 - 3:00-7:00 PM - Empower will be hosting a Chiavetta’s Chicken Barbecue Drive-thru at our Administration Building at 9812 Lockport Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304. Tickets are currently available for presale at Tickets will also be available for purchase on location that day, tickets cost $15.00 and include ½ chicken and two sides (macaroni and potato salad). 

Empower also has several year-round options for donations. Donations can be submitted through our website under the “donate” tab, Empower also operates two bottle and can redemption centers and a document shredding business - both of which are run by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities participating in Empower vocational programs. These services are located at: 

  • 7500 Porter Rd - Niagara Falls, NY 14304 for document shredding and bottle and can redemption. A 24/7 drop-off bin and curbside service are also available at this location. 

  • 3571 Niagara Falls Blvd, Suite 12 - North Tonawanda, NY 14120. A 24/7 drop-off bin and curbside service are also available at this location. 

For more information about these services, interested parties can call 716-545-0023.


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