One Buffalo Organization of the Game: United Way of Buffalo and Erie County
Each home game Bills' players will select a local organization that enriches our community. This week, the players have chosen to recognize United Way of Buffalo and Erie County. The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County is a great community partner of the NFL and the Buffalo Bills, connecting our players with people and organizations in our community. In 2017, United Way celebrated their centennial anniversary--100 years of working together--and they will continue to connect families, and those who are struggling, to resources that lift them up to ensure a healthy community for the next 100 years.
2018 Walter Payton Man of the Year – Lorenzo Alexander
For his incredible contribution on and off the field, Lorenzo Alexander is the Buffalo Bills 2018 Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee.
A My Cause My Cleats Surprise
Dion Dawkins invited Jack Frost, a friend of the Bills through Oishei Children’s Hospital, to decorate his cleats for My Cause My Cleats. What Jack didn’t know is that Dawkins and Josh Allen had some big surprises planned.
2018 Play 60 Game Day Celebration
At the Bills vs. Jaguars game, the team honored local students who participated in the Play 60 and Fitness for Kids Challenges in partnership with the Independent Health Foundation and the Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association, as well as the Fuel Up to 60 program with American Dairy Association North East.
One Buffalo Organization of the Game Award: Special Olympics New York
Each home game Bills' players will select a local organization that enriches our community. This week the players have chosen to recognize Special Olympics New York. The organization provides people with intellectual disabilities continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.
Bills Thanksgiving Blitz 2018
The Buffalo Bills players and coaches donated enough money to purchase 600 meals for families in our community. Meals were packaged and distributed by players, significant others and staff at the Food Bank of WNY.
Micah Hyde Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner for Local Youth
Bills Safety Micah Hyde and his IMagINe for Youth Foundation hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for Western New York youth from the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County.
Salute to Service SPCA Visit
The Buffalo Bills visited the SPCA Serving Erie County with military veterans as part of the team’s Salute to Service initiative.
One Buffalo Organization of the Game Award: Bornhava
Each home game Bills' players will select a local organization that enriches our community. This week the players have chosen to recognize Bornhava. Bornhava is an early childhood center for children with developmental disabilities. Established in 1983, Bornhava's intent is to offer a home-like atmosphere where high quality therapeutic and educational interventions are provided for children with special needs from birth to five years of age. Their focus is not only on the specific needs of these children, but also on family involvement and social interaction.
2018 Community Outreach Tuesday
As part of the social justice initiative, over 20 Bills players visited various community centers throughout Buffalo to inspire and encourage local youth.
Buffalo Bills Crucial Catch Ceremony
In partnership with Great Lakes Cancer Care and the American Cancer Society, the Buffalo Bills honored 40 cancer survivors, their care givers, and Bills legends in a pregame ceremony on October 7th.
One Buffalo Organization of the Game Award: The Buffalo Peacemakers
Each home game Bills' players will select a local organization that enriches our community. This week the players have chosen to recognize the Buffalo Peacemakers. The Peacemakers mentor and redirect local youth into healthy lifestyles. They work to build relationships, gather information, and mediate gang conflicts to prevent violence. The Peacemakers work with law enforcement officials to build safe neighborhoods in the city of Buffalo.
One Buffalo Organization of the Game Award: Buffalo Police Athletic League
Each home game Bills' players will select a local organization that enriches our community. This week the players have chosen to recognize the Buffalo Police Athletic League. The Police Athletic League serves over 20,000 children annually in the greater Buffalo and Western New York community.
Play Football Month 2018
The Bills celebrated Play Football Month during August with a series of events including the Gatorade Jr. Training Camp and Moms Clinic presented by Niagara by Frey, as well as at preseason games.
Honorary Captain Scores Big at the Return of the Blue & Red
Drew Agahiu from Stone’s Buddies at Oishei Children’s Hospital served as the team’s Honorary Captain during the Return of the Blue & Red at New Era Field.
The McDermotts Visit Children's Hospital
HC Sean McDermott and his wife Jamie took a trip to Oishei Children's Hospital of Downtown Buffalo to visit with some special friends.
My Cause My Cleats 2018: Game Day Photos
During the team's Week 14 game against the Jets, Bills players, coaches and front office staff members, celebrated the NFL's "My Cause My Cleats" initiative by wearing custom cleats and sneakers to showcase causes that they care about.
Photos: My Cause My Cleats 2018
In Week 14, many Bills players will take part in the NFL's "My Cause My Cleats" initiative. Each player customized a pair of cleats in honor of a cause they are passionate about, to wear during the game. Click through to see each unique design and discover the stories behind their cleats.
Toyota Rookie Club Play 60 School Visit
The Toyota Rookie Club joined the Independent Health Foundation and Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association for a Play 60 gym class and classroom visits at BPS #64.
Bills in the Community: Thanksgiving Blitz 2018
Photos from the annual Thanksgiving Blitz where the Buffalo Bills teamed up with the Food Bank of WNY to distribute hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to local families.
Photos: Gatorade Jr. Training Camp
Bills defensive tackle Harrison Phillips stopped by the Gatorade Jr. Training Camp where 100 local youth football players participated in football drills.
Photos: Paws & Patriots SPCA Visit
In honor of the team’s Salute to Service imitative, six Bills players spent the evening with veterans at the SCPA of Erie County to learn more about the Paws & Patriots program.
Bills Salute to Service Ceremony 2018
In celebration of the NFL's Salute to Service initiative, the Buffalo Bills welcomed men and women from each of the six military branches, along with five veterans from Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight, to the field for an unforgettable pregame ceremony, featuring a full-field flag and flyover.
Toyota Rookie Club Visits Oishei Children's Hospital
The Buffalo Bills Toyota Rookie Club got into the Halloween spirit when they paid a visit to Oishei Children’s Hospital to spend time with local youth.
Bills Community Outreach Tuesday 2018
In celebration of Buffalo Bills Community Outreach Tuesday, on Oct. 16, Bills players visited with youth at The Belle Center, Matt Urban Hope Center, Boys & Girls Club Butler-Mitchell Clubhouse and the Police Athletic League at Delavan-Grider Community Center. Click through to see how your favorite players spent their afternoon.
Crucial Catch Ceremony 2018
In celebration of the NFL’s Crucial Catch campaign, the Buffalo Bills, in partnership with Great Lakes Cancer Care and the American Cancer Society, welcomed 40 cancer survivors and their caregivers to the field Week 5 for an unforgettable pregame ceremony.
Bills Celebrate Crucial Catch Week
In honor of the NFL’s Crucial Catch campaign, the Buffalo Bills partnered with Great Lakes Cancer Care and the American Cancer Society to host events throughout the week to celebrate cancer survivors and increase awareness for early detection and screening.
Toyota Rookie Club Hosts NFL Flag Clinic 2018
The Buffalo Bills Toyota Rookie Club joined over 150 local youth football players and NFL Flag athletes at New Era Field for a NFL Flag Clinic.
Bills host USA Football Protection Tour
As a part of the Play Football Initiative, the Buffalo Bills kicked off the 2018 youth football season with a visit from the USA Football Protection Tour, which made its final stop of the year at New Era Field on Friday, Aug. 3.
2018 Gatorade Junior Training Camp
The Bills hosted a Gatorade Junior Training Camp for Buffalo and Rochester youth at St. John Fisher College.
Bills Coaches Give Back at City Mission
Several Buffalo Bills coaches served a special Valentine's Day lunch at the Buffalo City Mission.
Bills in the Community 2017: Game Days
During each home game of the 2017 season, the Bills hosted several different community groups and guests to celebrate youth football, Salute to Service, Crucial Catch, My Cause My Cleats, Play 60, and much more.