Past Events

13th Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament Results

Our golf tourney to benefit WNY Heroes and the Ronald McDonald House of WNY (Buffalo) was a HUGE success. 

Because of YOU, we were able to raise a record $52,700 (including the wheelbarrow of booze proceeds for 

Lauren Ode and the drink station proceeds to benefit Jose Garcia) at this year's tournament. 

​Thank you to our golfers, it was a beautiful day to be on the course. 

Thank you to are sponsors who support our mission. 

Thank you to everyone who donated for our raffles and auctions and to everyone who purchased tickets. 

Thank you to our volunteers who give up so much of their time and who work so hard to make the day perfect. 

Thank you to Jim and his team at Willowbrook Golf Course for making the day run so smoothly. 

Without you, we wouldn't exist. You inspire us to do more and to work harder to improve the lives 

of the people in our community.

On September 3rd, we were honored to be able to present checks of $18,500 each to WNY Heroes and the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo 

Thank you for your support during the Give 716 campaign

Because of you, The John Fiore Foundation was able to raise $1388 during this year’s Give716 day. Thank you to the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres Foundations for partnering with local 501c3 charities for a few days of fundraising. TThe campaign raised over $1.1M overall. #Give716                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
The winner of the autographed Kyle Williams Bills jersey was Cindy Feliciano-Garcia. Thank you to everyone who made donations in increments of $34.07 or more to support our foundation. 

5th Annual John Fiore Foundation  
​Meat Raffle

Because of your support and generosity, The John Fiore Foundation was able to raise $18,500 at this year's meat raffle! Proceeds from the YETI cooler of surf and turf will go to SABAH Inc.   Proceeds from the meat raffle were distributed to three local individuals current dealing with medical related expenses . Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for believing in us and for always being there for us.

12th Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament 

The 12th Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament 
​was held Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Willowbrook Golf Course in Lockport, NY. 
Thanks to the generosity and support of so many people and businesses, we surpassed what we’ve raised in previous years. Because of you, the John Fiore Foundation will be donating $49,190 from this year’s tourney.
We’d like to send shouts out to:
-Our amazing sponsors who give so willingly.
-Our golfers who spend the day with us and make the day so much fun.
-Our volunteers who give up their day to work so hard to make our tourney the best it can be.
-Everyone who purchased raffle/basket tickets, participated in the live auction.
-Everyone who donated to our raffles and auction.
-Jim Furlong and the staff at WillowbrookGolf Course & Restaurant who are the ultimate professionals.
-Lastly to Melissa Close Farmer, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York and WNYHeroes.org for being an inspiration not only to us but to all those whose lives you touch.
We had another incredible tournament because of YOU! Without YOU, none of this happens.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!

We had the honor of delivering the 12th Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament’s $12,000 donation to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York. This makes our twelve year total given to this amazing organization $253,800. We are incredibly grateful for what you do for the children and families of this community (and those who come from every part of the world). We love the partnership we’ve built and look forward to its continued growth.

We had the honor of delivering the 12th Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament’s $12,000 donation to WNYHeroes.org. This makes our two year total given to this amazing organization $32,500. We are incredibly grateful for your service and are completely in awe of what you do for our Veterans. We love the partnership we’ve built and look forward to its continued growth.

Michelle from Steelton, PA was the winner of our YETI Cooler of Booze and she got her winnings today! Not only did Kathy & Andy Newman head the Rochester crew who donated all of the liquor, they met Michelle in 

Wilkes Barre to deliver it. 

4th Annual John Fiore Foundation Meat Raffle

Because of YOU, the 4th Annual John Fiore Foundation VIRTUAL Meat Raffle was able to raise $11,000 for our friends at WNYHeroes.org and the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission
Congratulations to our own Diane Aughtmon for winning the Yeti cooler of surf and turf.

11th Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament

Our 2020 tourney was able to raise $40,000 including a record breaking number for our Wheelbarrow of Booze! 

Our sponsors, volunteers, golfers, those who donated items, those who came out to take chances on our raffles, everyone that bought tickets online or just shared our posts...YOU are the reason for our success.   We hope we made our hero proud. THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts. 

On Saturday, August 22, 2020, we delivered a check for $24,000 from our Meat Raffle & Golf Tourney to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York. We are ecstatic to continue to support our local house. 

The John Fiore Foundation was honored to present a donation of $15,000 to WNYHeroes.org and their Pawsitive for Heroes program on Thursday, August 20, 2020. We cannot wait to see the Veterans and the dogs we sponsored paired up. This has been an amazing partnership for us and we are so excited to expand on it in the future! 

3rd Annual John Fiore Foundation Meat Raffle

We are proud to announce that the 3rd Annual John Fiore Foundation Memorial Meat Raffle raised $10,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York! 


Congratulations to Jackie DeMarco of Rochester for winning the One Buffalo cooler full of 30 steaks and 30 lobster tails, along with a gas grill. 

10th Annual ​John J. Fiore Memorial Golf Tournament 

Our 2019 tourney was able to raise $25,700 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York.  Our wheelbarrow proceeds topped previous years, raising $5,900 for a local woman in need.

Our sponsors, volunteers, golfers, those who donated items, those who came out to take chances on our raffles, everyone that bought tickets online or just shared our posts...YOU are the reason for our success.   We hope we made our hero proud. THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts.