The Code Blue shelters were open and crowded Monday night, as the system tried to persuade homeless people to get inside and get a hot meal amidst desperate cold.
Friendship Foundation, Inc. (FFI) is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation which was established in 1984 for the purpose of assisting Restoration Society, Inc. (RSI) in its programmatic efforts; to provide education about behavioral health, behavioral health conditions and substance use conditions; and to advocate for the rights of individuals with these conditions. The Foundation fulfills its mission by raising funds, acquiring real property for the use of RSI, contributing unaffordable equipment, and supporting RSI customer educational opportunities. The Foundation has two subsidiaries: Amity Associates of Buffalo, inc., a nonprofit organization, and Friendship Enterprises, LLC, a for-profit organization.
Please Visit Restoration Society, Inc. website at www.rsiwny.org
Friendship Foundation Website Coming Soon!!!
Please join the administration and Board of RSI in congratulating Jean Bennett, this year's recipient of the Sister Jeanne Frank Award, given through the WNY Homeless Coalition!!! Sister Jeanne, was a tireless advocate for the homeless and poor in WNY and founder of the St Vincent DePaul Dining Room.
The award....is called the "IN YOUR FACE ADVOCACY AWARD"!! Since Jean has joined RSI, she certainly has not only become a humble, dedicated advocate, but is certainly "in the face" of the challenges and obstacles facing our homeless, needy brothers and sisters of this community!!!
As Sister Jeanne Frank said...."remember, you are serving your equals. Don't put a plate in front of them without putting yourself there as well."
Jean is ALWAYS at the table!!!
Please congratulation Ms Bennett
Thurman Thomas is a household name in Western New York and in the NFL. Now he's opening up and talking about mental health, an issue that many people don't want to address.
Video of the the Mental Health Informational Fair and 5th Annual Flash Mob
University at Buffalo's student-run street medicine program wins one prestigious grant and seeks another. They come to our Harbor House Resource Center to help!!!