Who We Help

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Western New York by donating to 
individuals, families and community programs in honor of our hero, John.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of WNY

$287,500 donated to date to help keep families with sick children together and near the care and resources they need. 

Pawsitive for Heroes

Donated $66,000 to benefit WNY Heroes, Inc. program that provides medically needed service dogs to Veterans. 

Adopt A Heroes Family

Sponsored a Veteran family and purchased Christmas gifts for parents and children.

Sabah, Inc.

Donated $30,000.

 SABAH continues to be dedicated to the mission of enriching the quality of life for individuals challenged by physical, cognitive, and/or emotional disability by providing education and therapeutic recreation, promoting fitness, and developing social and communication skills. 

Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission

Donated to the primary city mission in Niagara Falls. They are committed to making a difference in our community by meeting the spiritual and practical needs of the poor. We believe that God’s unconditional love can transform any person from the most difficult situation to an abundant life in Jesus Christ. 

Make LemonAide for CP

Established in 2013, the Make Lemon Aide Foundation for Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation aimed at raising awareness for CP, fostering acceptance, inclusion, and kindness, creating a loving, supportive community, and providing cutting-edge, effective therapy

Walk To End Alzheimer's 

Donated to Buffalo Walk.

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.

Diamonds In The Ruff Animal Rescue

Donated $9,900 to Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue through Buffalo Bills season long squares since 2021. 

DITR is a non profit 501c3 organization located in Niagara County, NY. They are completely foster-based.  This means our animals get the experience of living in a home setting and feeling love and attention they may never have received. 

Bloneva Bond 
Primary School

Donated almost $10,000 worth of school supplies from teacher and staff wish lists to all 46 teachers at Bloneva Bond Primary School in Niagara Falls in memory of Tina Molinaro.

Also purchased games to be donated to children for Christmas 

Hope Chest

Sponsored the Basket Raffle for 3 years (2022-2024) at the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival. 

Hope Chest is a positive, healthy support group for Breast Cancer survivors. We offer a unique paddling and health and fitness program for breast cancer survivors of all ages and fitness levels. Our purpose is to inspire breast cancer survivors in any stage of treatment or recovery to lead active and fulfilling lives. Hope Chest's program promotes physical and emotional healing. 

Lock City Firefighters Society

Was a cart sponsor at the Lockport Firefighters Annual Golf Tournament with proceeds to benefit Operation Warm which will provide brand new coats and shoes to children in need.

Kids Escaping Drugs

Empowering adolescents and families to live a life free from the disease of addiction through community outreach, education and early intervention.

Purchased Christmas gifts for young adults.

Friends of Night People

Made a monetary donation that equates to 700 meals to help feed our neighbors in need. Friends of Night People is a charitable organization that helps the poor, homeless and destitute in Buffalo, New York. They provide food, clothing, medical care, counseling and hope to those in need. They offer support to those experiencing homelessness and poverty in our community 365 days a year.

Niagara County Peach Queen Program

Donated a $500 scholarship to the 1st runner up at the 2023 Niagara County Peach Queen Pageant.

Niagara Falls High School Unified Sports Program


Is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

The Miracle League of WNY

Their mission is to: 

Provide opportunities for children and young adults with disabilities to play Miracle League baseball, regardless of their abilities.

Promote community support and sponsorship of a Miracle League.

Promote the construction of special facilities that meet the unique needs of Miracle League players

We believe, “every child deserves a chance to play baseball.”

Hands Helping Heroes

Hands Healing Heroes in Niagara Falls is committed to providing complimentary chiropractic care to any servicemen or women wounded in combat.   

Roy Sommer Memorial Scholarship ​Golf Tournament 

The JFF is a bronze sponsor at the NCCC Annual Roy Sommer Memorial Golf Tournament where proceeds provide scholarships for student athletes. 

Niagara Pride

Sponsored WNY Pride 5K Walk/Race and also donated gas grill to assist for future events.

Sponsored WNY Shopping With Pride – a month long event that is designed to highlight locally owned LGBTQ+ and ally businesses and merchants. 

WNY Optics 
​Golf Tournament 

The WNY Optics Golf Tournament was founded by Ron and Diane Schulmerich in 2000 with proceeds benefiting Golisano Children’s Hospital. 

Ron and Diane’s daughter Amanda’s life was saved twice at the GCH. 

Jim Harszlak Foundation

Donate monetarily and also with auction items at their annual Harzfest fundraising event.  To continue Jim’s spirit of giving by helping individuals, families, and children in need due to unforeseen financial hardships and chronic and life altering illnesses. 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Buffalo

We are incredibly proud to support Jason Przepiora, his dedication to helping find a cure for breast cancer is truly inspirational

Project CKC

Project CKC is an organization dedicated to peace, stability, and encouragement to people battling cancer, as well as their families, throughout the United States.

Renae Hartmans Classic Golf Tournament 

Renae Hartmans was a devoted wife, sister, daughter, aunt, and friend. Renae lost a hard fought battle with breast cancer in April 2022.
 All proceeds of this event will be donated to the Hospice Foundation in honor of Renae.

Thurman Thomas Family Foundation

Made a donation to assist in aiding those affected 

by the 2022 blizzard in Buffalo. 

The mission of the TTFF is to make a difference through programs that support education, health and wellness while being committed to diversity and inclusion for all of those in need in our local community.

Victory Sports 

Made a donation in memory of Josh LaSpada. Victory Sports' mission is to help under-resourced schools, leagues, teams and athletes obtain the equipment they need to play and compete in sports.

KIA Memorial Roadmarch

K.I.A. Memorial Roadmarch ® (KMR) is a 501(c)3 that directly help support Veterans, their families & Veterans organizations in Western New York all while Honoring Our Fallen. K.I.A. Memorial Roadmarch (KMR) began with SGM Jason Jaskula, one Soldier wanting to make a difference in the lives of fellow Veterans & their families, & now with your support we can help even more. 


Donate, sponsor and participate at their various fundraising events. Dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals in our community living with Multiple Sclerosis.

Walnut Avenue Christian Church

Made a donation household items to help families in need. Donated Christmas lights to the Essence of the Home Ministry to help as they gave away Christmas decorations to families in need. 

Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce is to assist, support and promote business in the Cheektowaga Community through economic development, educational and legislative programs, and in doing so, strengthen the Cheektowaga community.

Brighton Park Golf Course

Brighton Park Golf Club

Established in 1962, the Brighton Park Golf Club has an annual membership that fluctuates between 175 and 300 members annually. The Club is a social organization open to any men ages 18 and up, welcoming any residents of Western New York. An officially recognized golf club by the United States Golf Association (USGA), the club provides an opportunity to meet fellow golfers as well as enjoy the game of golf in a diverse and competitive setting for players of all ages and skill levels. Proud supporter of the First Tee program.

Fight For Air Climb

Donated to the Buffalo Fight For Air Climb. In March of 2020, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.

Thursdays on the Water

Gratwick Park , overlooking the mighty Niagara River in North Tonawanada is the home of Thursdays on the Water. Every Thursday for 8wks, starting the 13th of July,  is this incredible free event that offers local food & artisan vendors, beer & wine, a classic car cruise, and some of the most spectacular views you will see in the area. Not to mention we have one of the biggest and best concert line ups in WNY.

Tom Porteus Jr. Foundation

Sponsor and participant at their annual  Memorial Golf Tournament that supports Juvenile Diabetes.

Feed More WNY

So many more people are now vulnerable to hunger because of the economic impact of Covid-19.  Our $500 donation was made to help those in need during for this critical time.

Abbie's Angels

We sponsored a raffle item for the upcoming benefit to assist Abbie and her family with medical expenses as she continues treatment for 

stage 4 cancer.

Lord's Day Dinner

Thirty years ago with a vision and purpose sent from the Lord, Missionary Yvonne received her calling: "Sacrifice, prepare a a feast for the people like you would for your family." Their mission is to feed the hungry.

A Organization Giving To Us By The Lord To Help Family's In Need And The Homeless And It Is Held Only On Christmas , Thanksgiving , And Easter.

Essential Personnel Program

Sponsored meals purchased from a local business and provided to the children of essential employees who are cared for by the Boys and Girls Club.

Christmas Wish List

Provided Christmas gifts for 130 children supported through their programs.

Heart Love and Soul

Made a monetary donation to help this amazing organization feed, clothe and assist members of our community who have fallen on hard times and also provided all items on their newsletter wish list. 


Donation to support grassroots efforts to eliminate the loss of life from suicide by delivering innovative prevention programs.

The Little Bakery

Donations made to support the owners in their unselfish endeavors as they continually help people going through difficulties during these unprecedented time and also after a break-in to assist in helping them get back on their feet to re-open and continue helping our community.

Community Missions of Niagara Frontier

Raised $1115 on  #GivingTuesday2020 and matched $500 for a total donation of $1615 to support the numerous programs they offer to assist those in our community who need a hand.

Provided warm scarves to be disbursed to those in need through the organization's programs. 

   Niagara Falls Memorial Med Center

As a way of saying thank you to our front line healthcare workers, we held a Buy One/Gift One T-Shirt sale that allowed us to donate 175 T-Shirts to the staff in 7 essential departments. 

Care-n-Share Food Pantry

Donation of non-perishable food to the Ransomville walk-in food pantry, operated by Inter-Community Services.

716 Little Food Pantry

Our "We Miss Sports" fundraiser allowed us to donate non-perishable foods and personal items to 6 food pantries in Niagara Falls, Lockport, Ransomville, Town of Niagara, Olcott and Lewiston.

Lewiston Fire Co. 1

Donated $500 as a thank you for their quick response to the Brickyard Brewing Company fire. As highly trained and dedicated volunteers to the Lewiston community, it is their mission to provide the highest quality care. Their services include prompt response to fire and rescue calls, as well as emergency medical incidents. 

Niagara Falls Firefighters Christmas Toy Fund

Donated to an 89 year old 501c3 Charity made up entirely of off-duty NFFD Firefighters and Officers and our families and friends. All proceeds from their events are used to buy new Christmas Toys and winter clothes for impoverished children in the Niagara Falls area, as well as to host area nursing home residents for a festive Holiday luncheon each year.

Pinnacle Community Services

Sponsored a family and purchased Christmas gifts for parents and children.

Provided warm scarves to be disbursed to those in need through the organization's programs. 

New Directions Youth and Family Services

Sponsored a family and purchased Christmas gifts for parents and children.

Lewiston-Porter Historical Society Annual Veterans Day Dinner

Made a monetary donation to assist the historical society in purchasing gift cards to be used in the basket raffle during their annual Veterans Day dinner. 

Sleep In Heavenly Peace  Buffalo Chapter

Made a donation to purchase beds for children who otherwise would not have 

a bed. 

Also purchased bedding and pillows to accommodate 12 children.

Town of Lewiston Recreation Department

Sponsored public open skate at Dwyer Arena for the Town of Lewiston Recreation Department.

Wilson HS Lakewomen Basketball Program

Sponsored in basketball program to assist with summer camp costs.

Niagara Falls City School District

In conjunction with Niagara Falls Councilman Ken Tompkins, we donated 50 sets of warm scarves and gloves to be provided to children in the Niagara Falls School District.

WNY Essential Workers 

Handmade surgical caps, headbands and masks were donated to emergency medical personnel in Buffalo during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Stock the Freezer 

Donation of 50 meals to Stock The Freezer, an effort that helps support families in need with freshly frozen meals prepared by restaurants within the WNY community. 

Soup Sisters

Made a monetary donation to assist in providing free Thanksgiving dinners to anyone who would like one. Homeless, down on your luck, alone, hungry, etc... no questions asked.

Golf Tournament Wheelbarrow Raffle Proceed Recipients

One of the hottest raffle items at our annual memorial golf tournament is a wheelbarrow of premium liquor.  

Each year, we dedicate the proceeds for this raffle item to a family or an individual in need.  

2023 proceeds were awarded to Tina Molinaro, a Lewiston resident, who battled late stage cancer before passing away July 13, 2023. We will continue to donate to those in need in her memory .  

2022 proceeds were awarded to Lauren Ode, a Grand Island resident, who has been battling a rare form of breast cancer.  

2021 proceeds were awarded to Melissa Close Farmer, a Niagara Hospice employee and Ransomville Volunteer Fire Company EMT, who has been battling inoperable cancer.  

2020 proceeds were awarded to Bridgette Warner, who has been battling kidney disease since birth.  A number of setbacks in her health have caused major financial strain.  

2019 proceeds were awarded to Valerie Marotta to support her battle with liver cancer.  Her strength and incredible spirit continue to inspire us all to go above and beyond; not only for her, but for all of us to do more to help those in need.  

2018 proceeds were awarded to 3 individual families experiencing 

challenging times.   

2017 proceeds were given to Nina Halloway to support her battle with breast cancer. 

2016 proceeds were given to Nathan Brundage and Brundy's Brigade to support Nate in his battle with brain cancer for the second time. Nate's legacy lives on through all of us that were lucky enough to know him.                                                                                                                   

2015 proceeds were given to the Ronald McDonald House. 

2014 proceeds were given to Kristine Pike as she recovered from a major stroke.

Super Bowl Square Proceed Recipients

2024 proceeds were awarded to Jack Langdon, a Lockport resident, who recently diagnosed with Spindle Cell(Radiation-Induced) Sarcoma, a cancer caused from radiation therapy (that he received in his first cancer treatment) 

2023 proceeds were awarded to a Rochester, NY family who has gone through an incredible difficult few years. 

2022 proceeds were awarded to Elena DePaolo as she battled kidney disease. Elena thankfully received a kidney transport on July 11, 2022. 

2021 proceeds were awarded to Gage Stacey and his family as he battled Posterior Fossa Syndrome, a result of his recent fight with medulloblastoma.

2020 proceeds were awarded to Veteran Matt Daniels and his family to assist with making their home wheelchair accessible.