Giving boys emotional tools needed to thrive
“This program is the perfect example of being the change.”
June 13, 2022
WKBW News Channel 7
WBFO 88.7 Buffalo's NPR Station
Summer reading camp reaches children living in poverty
Children in one of Buffalo's most impoverished neighborhoods will celebrate graduation from the Seneca Street Summer Reading Camp. A ceremony will be held Thursday for kindergarteners through 8th graders who attended. They will receive certificates and new backpacks filled with school supplies from the two-week camp. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley visited the program sponsored by the Seneca Street Community Development Corporation (SSCDC) at no cost to families.
WBFO 88.7 Buffalo's NPR News Station
‘Generational poverty’ prompts new weekly health clinics
The Executive Director of the Seneca Street Community Development Corporation says Buffalo's Seneca-Babock neighborhood is an "isolated pocket of generational poverty with very few resources." With $10,000 in grant funding, the CDC is expanding into health care to help fix that.
August 21, 2020
WIVB News Channel 4
The SSCDC Reading Camp was highlighted by Gabrielle Mediak from WIVB News Channel 4. It was an inspiring story of how 1,000 pounds of school supplies traveled from Duluth Georgia to the children in the Seneca Babcock neighborhood!