Painting Furniture (from left to right: Jesse Clipper Nijae Davis, Michael Torres & Jamal Horne)
The following organizations are always in need of volunteers for ongoing and/or special projects. Follow the links for more information on how to get involved.
Buffalo in Bloom – Buffalo in Bloom’s mission is to promote gardening throughout the City of Buffalo during the summer.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy – The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), is a 501c3 not-for-profit, independent, community organization that promotes, preserves, restores, enhances and ensures maintenance of Olmsted Parks and Parkways in the greater Buffalo area to guarantee Olmsted park experiences for current and future generations.
Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper – is a community-based organization dedicated to protecting the quality and quantity of water, while connecting people to water. They do this by cleaning up pollution from the waterways, restoring fish and wildlife habitat, and enhancing public access through greenways that expand parks and open space.
GO Bike Buffalo – working to create healthy, environmentally sustainable, community friendly transportation options in the City of Buffalo
Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo – enables community-led efforts to revitalize the city and enhance quality of life through the creation and maintenance of community gardens that beautify blocks, grow healthy food, and strengthen neighborhood spirit.
ReTree – a five year plan to replace approximately 30,000 trees that were damaged or destroyed by the October 2006 snowstorm