Working together to protect, enrich, and give hope

Volunteers from Cradle Beach Donate Care Packages for Foster Children

When children are removed from unsafe homes and placed into foster care, they often have little more than the clothes on their back and a plastic bag with a few of their most prized possessions. Thanks to a generous donation, that will no longer be a problem at Gateway-Longview. Members of Cradle Beach’s Project SOAR

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2nd Annual Foster Family Fair Set for Feb. 13

Last year, over 150 Western New Yorkers attended the first annual Foster Family Fair to learn about helping children in our community. Still, the need for more foster homes has never been greater. Are you inspired to enrich the lives of children in need? Then consider joining us this Valentine’s Day Eve! The second annual

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Youth Create Ornaments for White House

We are thrilled to announce that a group of our residential youth had the privilege of representing Gateway-Longview and Western New York on a national level this past Christmas. Youth in the CAB program (Changing Attitude and Behaviors) were one of two organizations given the opportunity to create ornaments for a Christmas tree outside the White

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Growing family provides foster care for decades

After two decades of fostering and going on 4 adoptions later, the Pache Family continues to foster children in need Over two decades ago, Tina & Kenneth Pache began providing a nurturing home, care, and support to children in need of foster care. Unable to have children of their own, foster care gave them an

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Holiday Happenings

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! All over the agency, our children and families are celebrating the joy of the Christmas season. Here are some of the highlights: Over 1,500 presents were collected and delivered to our needy children and families through our Adopt-an-Angel campaign. Thanks to the 70+ businesses, churches, community groups,

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November is National Adoption Month

Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Month to bring awareness to the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting for permanent, loving families. For the Quebral family, this month is extra, extra special. Two years ago, Frank and Katie Quebral opened their hearts and home to two newborns, Brandon and Lilly. The two babies remained

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Center for Youth Development Unveils Sculpture Inspired by Youth

On Tuesday, October 21, Griffis Sculpture Park and Gateway-Longview unveiled a beautiful, 8.5 foot sculpture inspired by youth at Gateway-Longview’s Center for Youth Development at 296 Monroe Street in Buffalo. For the past year, youth from Gateway’s Center for Youth Development have been working on the sculpture project, which was a collaboration with Griffis Sculpture

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Pumpkin Run 5K Raises Over $30,000 for Gateway-Longview

We are thrilled to announce that the 6th Annual Pumpkin Run 5K and Family-Fun Walk raised over $30,000 for the children and families of Gateway-Longview. Thank you to over 400 runners & walkers and more than 40 corporate sponsors and partners for making the event a huge success! On Saturday, October 18, the USATF-certified race

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Therapeutic Preschool Art Show & Ice Cream Social

Gateway-Longview’s Therapeutic Preschool in Bowmansville hosted a very special event on August 14. The parents of our students joined us for an art show inside the school. The art show displayed the students’ talent and creativity through their works of art that resembled those of some of the best and most famous artists of our time, such as Pablo

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Vietnam War Veteran Presents to SILP Youth

On August 5, Vietnam War veteran, David Bechtel, visited youth in our Supervised Independent Living Program (SILP) and gave a moving presentation on his experiences and year of service in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.   Drafted into the United States Army in 1966, Mr. Bechtel was 20 years old when he and his

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Students Explore the Cave of the Winds

Students “soak up” an adventurous experience in Niagara Falls! On July 30, Lynde School secondary students took a field trip to the Cave of the Winds, a tour along the misty path of the Niagara Gorge. At 175 feet down into the gorge, our students followed the wooden walkways along the Niagara River to the Hurricane Deck- just

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Gateway-Longview Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

Gateway-Longview, Inc.  and the Gateway Longview Foundation announce the newest members of their 2014-2015 Board of Directors. Gateway-Longview, Inc.: The following individuals were elected new members of the Gateway-Longview, Inc. Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term: Samuel Bodapaty – Indus1, Inc. John A. Camardo III – The Chapel at CrossPoint Karen Lazik – People,

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