Buffalo Renaissance Foundation

At Bailey Green, an oasis emerges in neighborhood around Harmac Medical Products

March | 2016

By Mark Sommer Buffalo News, March 12, 2016   Pleas Starks Jr. walks a block and half to his job every workday, passing vacant lots and a boarded-up building amid the homes still standing in his East Side neighborhood. When Starks arrives at Harmac Medical Products, he works in a safe, clean factory on a […]

Annual Holiday Outreach Program

January | 2016

Each year the BRF Directors and their families get together for the holidays to help those in need. This year we assembled at St. Luke’s for our Annual Holiday Outreach Program.  

8th Annual Veteran’s Scholarship Luncheon

November | 2015

The Eighth Annual Veteran’s Scholarship Luncheon was considered an overwhelming success on Friday. A record attendance of over 120 people were educated on what will be an historical November 2016 when the commissioning of the new USS Little Rock will take place in Buffalo at Canalside. Guests were treated to a presentation by the ships […]

Spirit of Buffalo Art Sculpture

November | 2015

On Tuesday afternoon Oct. 27th, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation’s third Spirit of Buffalo art sculpture was dedicated at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site on Delaware Avenue. October 27th also marked President Roosevelt’s 157th birthday. The life-size monument of the 26th President represents “The Spirit of Leadership” as the third of a five-part series. The statue […]

Summer 2015 Newsletter

October | 2015

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   Since 1981, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation and its directors have been driven by a passion to move our community forward. 2015 is already underway as evidenced by the sold-out Spring Luncheon at the historic Kleinhan’s Music Hall, where we recognized Kim and Terry Pegula as our Renaissance […]

Buffalo Renaissance Foundation to dedicate third “Spirit of Buffalo” Art Sculpture at TR Inaugural Site

October | 2015

  BUFFALO, NY, October 23, 2015 — On Tuesday Oct. 27, in conjunction with the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation, the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF) will dedicate its third sculptural art piece, a life-size rendition of Theodore Roosevelt at the Inaugural Site on Delaware Avenue at 5 p.m.   The statue measuring seven-and-one half feet […]

Kaleida White coat Society Induction

June | 2015

Kaleida White coat Society Induction   The “White Coat Society” Class of 2015 was inducted during the annual Donor Society Reception at the Gates Vascular Institute on May 14.   The White Coat Society was established in 2007 to recognize and honor those who generously provide philanthropic support to advance the work of The Foundations […]

Winter 2015 Newsletter

January | 2015

DEAR FRIENDS, BENEFACTORS, SUPPORTERS AND FELLOW DIRECTORS,   Happy New Year from the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation! As my first year as President of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation (BRF) winds down, I can say that the Foundation is thriving and poised to continue to move Buffalo Forward.   We made the largest gift of our 33-year […]

Holiday Message

December | 2014

Happy Holiday from the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation!   As 2014 quickly comes to an end, I reflect on all that we have achieved as a foundation and I anxiously anticipate the coming New Year.   The past years appropriation committee received 21 grant applications totaling over $118,000 in requests. We were honored to host a […]

Apartments at The Hub | A Historic Adaptive Reuse Project

October | 2014

A video on the Apartments @ the HUB which features the BRF Spirit of Transportation Sculpture and thanks the BRF in the video’s credits.       Situated in the southeast corner of Downtown, the Apartments @ the Hub are uniquely positioned at the nexus of three major catalysts driving job growth and new development […]