Third Annual Resurgence Fundraiser

Third Annual Resurgence Fundraiser Feb. 21 to Benefit Children at Seneca Street CDC

Craft Beer, Appetizers and Gift Baskets Add Up to Fun Evening


Feb. 12, 2019 –

The third annual Resurgence Fundraiser is set for Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6 to 8 Resurgence Brewing Company, 1250 Niagara St., Buffalo. Benefiting the Seneca Street Community Development Corporation (CDC), the event includes two drinks, appetizers and the chance to win high quality gift baskets.

Resurgence Brewing Company is a craft brewery and taproom that focuses on unique flavors and classic styles.

Seneca Street CDC, 1218 Seneca St., Buffalo, provides after school and summer programs for children and teens, and other community outreach, in the Seneca-Babcock community of South Buffalo.

Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased at

via email at or at the door.

For more information, contact Beth Ewen at (716) 939-3501.

The after-school program runs Monday through Thursday during the school year for children and teens and concludes each day with a hot meal. The six-week summer program features educational and engaging programming that includes weekly field trips, a two-week reading camp and other theme weeks. According to student data, 68 percent of the children who attend the program come from homes with an annual income below $25,000 and 13 percent of students’ families earn $5,000 or less annually.


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About Seneca Street CDC

Formally incorporated in 2009, Seneca Street CDC, first and foremost, seeks to improve children’s lives by providing positive learning spaces and activities, along with healthy foods that allow them to grow to their full potential. Since the after-school programs began, first generations of children have attended college. The CDC operates out of the Seneca Street United Methodist Church building; we collaborate with local community members, churches, universities, and businesses to provide the greatest service possible to the neighborhood.

How we help:

■ After-School and Teen Programs for students K-12 featuring tutoring, mentoring, clubs and activities, and a free, hot homemade meal daily.

■ Summer at Seneca Street Program for six weeks for children in grades K-8 filled with enrichment activities. Teen Program participants serve as counselors for the children through the Mayor’s Summer Youth Program.

■ Administering a Community Garden, offering free garden plots to families and helping children learn hands-on about healthy foods during the Summer program and to try new fruits and vegetables.

Programming is offered at no cost to participants and is made possible through the generosity of those who support our organization. We also rely heavily on our hard-working staff and fantastic volunteers, many of whom grew up in Seneca-Babcock.

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For more information about this release, please contact Rose Caldwell at 716-713-9548 or at

For more information about Seneca Street Community Development Corporation, call (716) 939-3501 or visit us online at

Seneca Street Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Any contributions made to the organization may be tax deductible. Please consult with your tax advisor for more information. The organization is registered with the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau. A copy of the latest annual report may be obtained, upon written request, from the organization (Seneca Street Community Development Corporation, 1218 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York, 14210) or from the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau (Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, 19th Floor, New York, New York 10005). Donors may also verify our status by visiting GuideStar, an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies.