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YMCA of the Twin Tiers Awarded $2K

September 1, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

September 1, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the YMCA of the Twin Tiers was awarded $2,500 to implement the ‘Afterschool KidzLit Program’ to improve reading skills for Grades K-5.

This funding was secured through the Dollar General Youth Literacy Program.

Franklinville CSD Awarded $3K

September 1, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

September 1, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Franklinville CSD was awarded $3,566 to purchase ‘Engage Literacy’ level texts for students qualifying for reading intervention services.

This funding was secured through the Dollar General Youth Literacy Program.

Buffalo City Mission Awarded $5K

June 25, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

June 25, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo City Mission was awarded $5,000 to off-set costs of field trip/class fees and transportation during the Summer Kids’ Academic Time Enrichment (SKATE) 6-week summer camp. This program engages homeless children living at Cornerstone Manor, as well as, children living in the nearby East Side neighborhoods in a free summertime academic and enrichment program.

This funding was secured through the Marks Family Foundation.

Buffalo City Mission Awarded $5K

May 23, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

May 23, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo City Mission was awarded $5,000 for classroom enhancements and support of their Literacy and Enrichment Afterschool Program (LEAP).

This funding was secured through the J.M. McDonald Foundation, Inc.

Buffalo City Mission Awarded $10K

May 12, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

May 12, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo City Mission was awarded $10,000 to provide adult education classes to 80 homeless individuals participating in the Mission’s long-term recovery program.

This funding was secured through the Dollar General Foundation.

Buffalo City Mission Awarded $3,500

May 10, 2016 by Heather Milone in Latest News

May 10, 2016

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo City Mission was awarded $3,500 to purchase classroom equipment for the Literacy and Enrichment Afterschool Program.

This funding was secured through the Children’s Foundation of Erie County.

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Awarded $10K

March 30, 2011 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

March 30, 2011

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that through our services the Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center was awarded $10,000 to increase available scholarships, allowing high-need students to attend the Language to Literacy Program.  The BHSC Language to Literacy Program, approved by New York State as a Supplemental Educational Services (SES) program, provides specialized, small-group treatment to students for language-based literary disorders. 

This funding was secured through the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center Awarded $10K

August 9, 2010 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

August 9, 2010

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce through our services that Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center has been awarded $10,750 for transportation scholarships to 30 students who would otherwise not be able to attend the Language to Literacy Program throughout the year.

This funding was secured through the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo.

League For The Handicapped, Inc. Awarded $2K

July 28, 2010 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

July 28, 2010

J. O’Connell & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce through our services that the League For The Handicapped, Inc. has been awarded $2,000 for a Summer Early Literacy Program.

This funding was secured through the Target Foundation.

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center Awarded $10K

November 17, 2008 by Heather Milone in Grants Awarded

November 17, 2008

J. O’Connell & Associates is pleased to announce through our services that Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center has been awarded $10,000.00 to fund tuition and travel assistance for high need students who would not otherwise be able to participate in the Language to Literacy Program. Children enrolled in the Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center Language to Literacy program receive intensive individual and group treatment for language-based literacy disorders.

The Language to Literacy program is a therapeutic speech-language intervention that yields results by using a research-based curriculum, which targets critical foundational skills for language and reading success. It takes an extremely organized and hierarchical approach, requires parent involvement, and is implemented by trained speech-language pathologists.

This funding was secured through the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York. (RMHC) RMHC funds a Community Granting Program that supports not-for-profit organizations whose programs directly improve the health and well-being of children in the Western New York (WNY) communities. Financial support for these grants comes from the local McDonald’s Restaurants and Owners/Operators of WNY and NWPA, McDonald’s Corporation (RMHC National) and the WNY community.