The Buffalo Chapter
The Buffalo Fasting 5k Team is ready to go! Sure it might still be snowing, but that’s not stopping us from running our favorite race of the year! We are a group of dedicated, compassionate, and ambitious volunteers ready to take on a challenge. Ranging from young children to our beloved elderly we have a diverse group of people willing to give it their all. We will continue to embrace the spirit of Ramadan, just like every year, and will make this year even better, InshAllah!
Charities We've Worked With:
Fasting 5k Buffalo 2019
Family Promise of WNY
We one of only two shelters in Erie County that keep families together which include fathers and teenage sons. On any given day in Erie County, there are twice as many families who need shelter as their are shelter beds and typical shelter models separate men from women and children. In times of crisis, family unity provides critical support to all our guests, 70% of whom are children.
With only three families at a time in our program, we run a small-scale model that allows us to focus a lot of personal attention on each of our guests. We strive to create a family-like environment based on compassion, respect and shared community. We know each person here by name. Our Case Manager is able to provide intensive case management to make sure our kids are in school every day and our parents are receiving the services they need to succeed.