Break the cycle of intergenerational illiteracy with your donation to our programs and services.


Ways To Donate

Our donors share our belief that everyone in Erie and Niagara Counties deserves to be literate!

Your tax-deductible donation supports programs that are vital to making our community a better place to live and work. It’s the most effective and efficient way to create lasting change. Thank you for helping to improve lives locally!

Check or Money Order

To make a donation by check or money order, please make payable to “Literacy NY Buffalo-Niagara” and mail to:

Literacy NY Buffalo-Niagara
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203

Amazon Smile

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Support Literacy NY Buffalo-Niagara by starting your shopping here.

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

On December 3, 2019, join the movement and give; one of the best ways to get involved is in your own community!

Learn more about the event.

Spring It On

Spring It On is a 24-hour online fundraising event designed to raise awareness and resources for nonprofit organizations in Erie County and Niagara County. The event seeks to mobilize citizens for one day of giving to strengthen and support our community.

This 24-hour event encourages individuals in the community to make a one-time, secure, online donation to the local nonprofit agencies of their choice and is powered by United Way.

Spring It On is held on the first day of spring every year.

Learn more about the event.

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