Fundraising event to benefit families experiencing homelessness
Family Promise of WNY, a community organization providing temporary shelter and support to families experiencing homelessness within Western New York, will host its fourth annual "Choctoberfest" at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Resurgence Brewing Co.
Tickets include a free drink and can be purchased for $25 in advance, or $30 at the event. The evening will feature a celebration of all things chocolate, along with a basket auction and raffles.
" 'Choctoberfest' is a wonderful opportunity for the community to support the work of Family Promise of WNY," said Lu Firestone, Family Promise of WNY executive director. "Last year's event was a tremendous success, with over 300 attendees at Resurgence Brewing Co., and we are looking forward to another wonderful night this year."
Resurgence Brewing Co. is located at 1250 Niagara St., Buffalo.
A special thank you is extended to the sponsors of this year's event, including Calspan, and Brock, Schechter & Polakoff CPAs. Further sponsorship opportunities exist. Contact Firestone at [email protected]
or 716-771-3007 if interested.
Founded in 1996, Family Promise of WNY is one of over 200 affiliates of Family Promise nationwide. FPWNY partners with more than 500 volunteers annually through an interfaith network of host congregations that house families for one week at a time. Families visit the Family Resource Center each weekday to receive case management services, as they work toward finding stable housing.