Building Tomorrow

Today!

The journey ahead is bright. With approved land acquisition and design plans ready, we’re gearing up for the next phase. Our $6 million capital campaign is the fuel that will power us forward, turning blueprints into realities.

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The Build Promise
Project

Learn more about our blueprint for hope and opportunity.

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Our new men's shelter and community access center will help those who are ready to move forward.

The Build Promise Project

A Gateway to Growth and Opportunity

The Build Promise facility will provide a year-round Care and Opportunity center for all people as well as resources for homeless men that will include wraparound services and a possible comprehensive emergency shelter location for all of Buffalo in events such as Code Blue.

The goals of Build Promise will be: safety, health, dignity, resources to end homelessness, a possible permanent venue option for Code Blue and a way to reach the homeless during outbreaks of communicable disease (e.g., measles or epidemics).

This multi-purpose community facility on Buffalo’s East Side will:

ACCESS to Services

Is the overall goal of this new facility while providing our East Side neighbors a single stop facility to have their myriad of needs met.

Provide Linking Services

To individuals through partner agencies to government benefits, mental and physical health interventions, job training and education, etc.

Be an Option for a Permanent Code Blue Shelter

Providing accommodations, food and clothing for 80 homeless men when the temperature / wind chill falls to 32-degrees Fahrenheit or below.

Serves Year Round

(365 days per year) overnight accommodations for men taking the first step from homelessness.

Provide Unique Service for the Housing Insecure

(living in cars or couch surfing) to have access to personal hygiene resources. At our Refresh Spot, they can shower, do laundry, secure fresh clothing, and use restroom facilities.

ACCESS to Services

Is the overall goal of this new facility while providing our East Side neighbors a single stop facility to have their myriad of needs met.

Provide Linking Services

To individuals through partner agencies to government benefits, mental and physical health interventions, job training and education, etc.

Be an Option for a Permanent Code Blue Shelter

Providing accommodations, food and clothing for 80 homeless men when the temperature / wind chill falls to 32-degrees Fahrenheit or below.

Serves Year Round

(365 days per year) overnight accommodations for men taking the first step from homelessness.

Provide Unique Service for the Housing Insecure

(living in cars or couch surfing) to have access to personal hygiene resources. At our Refresh Spot, they can shower, do laundry, secure fresh clothing, and use restroom facilities.

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Your support is crucial. Every contribution propels us forward, doubles in impact through generous matching, and lays another brick in the foundation of our collective future. Join us in this transformative endeavor — donate today and become a cornerstone of the Build Promise legacy.

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A New Chapter with Stuart Harper

President of Build Promise

Stuart Harper, a veteran in community service, brings his extensive expertise to spearhead our mission as President of Build Promise. With a legacy of compassionate leadership, Harper’s dedication is set to steer the Build Promise project towards a future filled with hope and opportunity for the East Side community.

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Why Join Build Promise

Why Join Build Promise? In the heart of Buffalo’s East Side, a movement is growing. It’s called Build Promise, and it’s changing lives. This initiative, more than a project, is a call to action for everyone who believes in making

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