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Help Buffalo

Here are ways you can support our neighbors in the Buffalo community impacted by the 2022 Blizzard.

The Community Resilience Fund

Through the United Way Community Resilience Fund, we invite community members to be part of this ongoing effort to provide support and build lasting financial security for families in our region.

211 Resources

A comprehensive list of 2022 Blizzard resources for anyone needing assistance.

Food Support

Local Food Pantries

View local food pantries to support.

Local Soup Kitchens

View local soup kitchens to support.

St. Luke's Mission of Mercy

Shelter, food pantry and soup kitchen.

Friends of the Night People

Serving meals to those in need throughout the recovery efforts.

Buffalo Go Green

You can partner with Buffalo Go Green to fight food injustice in Western New York.

Buffalo Salvation Army

Food donations for their pantries can be dropped off at 916 Main Street in Buffalo.

Financial donations can be made at the link below or by calling 716-888-6213.

Feed Buffalo

Looking for bread, eggs, milk, cereal, rice, water, and any fresh foods. Donations can be dropped off at 456 Massachusetts Avenue, Buffalo 14213.

FeedMore WNY

FeedMore WNY continues the longstanding mission of offering dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need.

Volunteers for meal delivery drivers are the greatest need currently.

First Fruits Food Pantry

Financial Donations:

First Fruits Food Pantry c/o Lincoln Memorial UMC, 641 Masten Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209

Lincoln Memorial Cashapp: $changelivesthrulove

Venmo: Lincoln-UMC, designate FFFP (First Fruits Food Pantry)


American Red Cross of WNY

To donate to our local chapter, click give now and, in the drop, down under I want to support they may designate "Your Local Red Cross". This will help the Red Cross carry out its immediate response to this historic storm, including providing shelter to those in need, assisting families who have experienced a loss of life as a direct result of the storm, and bring vital supplies—blankets, hats, gloves and shovels—to the areas that need them most.

Code Blue Shelters – WNY Coalition for the Homeless

The Western New York Coalition for the Homeless is an association of service providers and concerned individuals who have joined together to empower and advocate for people in need of safe, affordable, and permanent housing and related services.

Verified Buffalo Blizzard GoFundMe Pages

The GoFundMe community is coming together to help people who are raising money to rebuild, help with medical bills, and support community relief efforts.

Buffalo City Mission

Buffalo City Mission's vision is to restore hope to the homeless and hurting of Western New York.

Jericho Road and Vive Shelter

Jericho Road Community Health Center provides wholistic healthcare for the underserved and marginalized communities in Buffalo and across the world.

Buffalo Zoo

Financial gifts will assist in recovery and contributions will go directly to daily operations and care for animals.

Thurman Thomas Family Foundation

The Thurman Thomas Family Foundation will be raising funds over the next week to assist our community in ways that are most needed in the aftermath of the 2022 Blizzard.

Community Support

Buffalo Blizzard 2022 Facebook Page

Since WNY is known for it's helpful residents. Post here if you need help. Maybe someone near can help!

Buffalo Snow Brigade Facebook Group

The Buffalo Snow Brigade is an effort from community partners to provide snow removal services by neighbors, for neighbors through a mutual aid process.

Buffalo Mutual Aid Network

Peer-to-peer organizing, humanitarian assistance, and reliable information sharing. All donations made will go toward blizzard community response, including grocery delivery and Snow Brigade support.