Eight Days of Hope and KeyBank are hosting the second annual EDOH Buffalo outreach program. It will take place from July 17 to July 24, according to a press release I received. The organizations will be providing free home repairs in the Masten District. The eight-day event will take deploy 1,500 volunteers to Masten District to provide helping hands to homeowners in Masten District. They will provide home improvements like painting, porch repair, roofing, carpentry, and landscaping. The deadline is June 11.

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Stephen Tybor, III, Eight Days of Hope President and CEO, said in a press release,

“Our last EDOH Buffalo outreach was truly fulfilling, especially because we were able to impact so many people in this wonderful city that I am proud to call home. This year, we are excited to be back serving the Masten District. We can’t wait to bless this community.”

In 2019, the program helped fix up 375 homes in the University District. That give-back event was made possible by 1,500 volunteers who came to Buffalo from 32 states. This year Eight Days is partnering with Key Bank for the program.

Kawanza Humphrey, Corporate Responsibility Officer for KeyBank in Buffalo, said in a press release,

“From the opening of Northland Workforce Training Center to recent expansion at Erie County Medical Center and the opening of KeyBank’s East Delavan branch, there are so many transformative things happening in Buffalo’s Masten District and on the east side. We are proud to partner with Eight Days of Hope and bring the revitalization happening across the east side to our neighbors in the Masten District.”

To volunteer, get more info, or find out how to have repairs made to your home, please visit the Eight Days website.

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