Buffalo – Toronto Public Media

WBFO Disabilities Beat

BTPM will restructure and enhance its disabilities reporting as part of the “Disabilities Beat” beginning in 2024 to accommodate longer-format storytelling and deeper exploration of the experiences and challenges of the disability community in WNY. Regular WBFO segments and online resources will increase access to and visibility for this reporting.

CATEGORY: Community Change
AMOUNT: $80,000
WEBSITE: wned.org

Perpetual Motion

Have you heard the Tower Foundation’s origin story?  It has now been freshly told by Cassandra Gainer in the recent issue of Traffic East, a Western New York journal celebrating entrepreneurial and creative energy.  Gainer interviewed daughters Mollie Byrnes and Cynthia Doyle in telling the story of Peter and Elizabeth Tower’s life together and how they came … Continued