Tonawanda City School District

Tonawanda Peer-to-Peer Prevention

“Funds awarded to train 60 high school students as Peer Helpers and five district staff as advisors for implementing the Peer to Peer Prevention Program, a substance use prevention curriculum.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Tonawanda, NY
AMOUNT: $45,600 over Two Years

Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued