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Welcome to the Western New York Chapter!


Progressive Networking Breakfast, Wed April 5

Buffalo, NY sunrise picture by Paul Rioux - flickr: agged


On April 5, have your breakfast with a side of IMPACT.


Attend the Fundraiser's Progressive Networking Breakfast


Check out details and register here.



THANK YOU to everyone that braved the unfriendly weather to join us for the

AFP WNY Chapter's 2017 Annual

 Networking and Fundraising Conference on March 15, 2017


We extend another thank you to our 2017 conference sponsors:

 Cause + EffectCCS Fundraising

Manning & NapierMarketing Tech

Niagara University


Additional Sponsors:

 Greater Giving

Progressive Direct Marketing


Welcome to our newest Chapter members:

Malisa Kurtz, PhD - American Red Cross, WNY Chapter

Leslie Nickerson, MA - VOICE Buffalo

Clair Schroeder - Plymouth Crossroads

Samantha Long

Janet Glogouski - St. Bonaventure University

Dan Wiles, BS - KenTon Meals on Wheels

Danielle Heferle - Child/Family Svcs, Haven House

Miata Wright - Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)

Kelly Kinderman, MS - CSDD


Banner Photography by James Klein     


$10 - Members

$20 - Non-Members

$30 - Reserve your seat for all four webinars and save! (Members Only)


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