Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

COVID-19 Moving Forward Together - WNY Digital Equity Coalition

The WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund is a collaborative effort between the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County and numerous regional foundations to pool resources and distribute them to best meet critical needs across Western New York’s eight counties.

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $100,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2022
WEBSITE: https://wnyresponds.org


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued