The Western New York Lacrosse Foundation is committed to support and grow the game of lacrosse in WNY providing financial and programming support to youth and academic based organizations emphasizing underserved and minority populations. We will strive to provide for the academic and athletic success of student athletes throughout WNY.
Save the Date -- Saturday January 13th! Come out and attend the Buffalo Bandits Game at Key Bank Center and support the WNY Lacrosse Foundation. A portion of each ticket sold from our link below will be donated to the WNY Lacrosse Foundation. Get out and see the Bandits and Support the Lacrosse Foundation! Click here to get your tickets.
The WNY Lacrosse Foundation is a 501(3)(c) organization, so gifts are tax-deductible.
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Monday, May 28, 2018 | Thank you to Kelly Dudzik from WGRZ TV for her story on the WNY Lacrosse Foundation. Support us, support the kids! https://www.wgrz.com/mobile/article/life/people/city-shapers/city-shaper-chris-mathias/71-552807953
Friday, May 26, 2018 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation would like to thank South District Councilman Chris Scanlon for supporting our programming efforts. Councilman Scanlon will be providing support for equipment and coaching at the Tosh Collins Community center in South Buffalo!
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | WNY Lacrosse Foundation is very proud to be named lacrosse programming provider at the renovated Perkins Park sports complex. Thank you to the Resource Council of WNY for your partnership. https://www.wnypapers.com/news/article/current/2018/04/12/132228/sabres-foundation-helps-break-ground-at-perkins-park
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | The WNY Lacrosse foundation is happy to support the Junior lacrosse officials program providing financial support for new members.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation and The Cheektowaga Parks and Recreation Department are excited to announce the "Learn to Lax" program this Summer for Town residents - boys and girls in grades 1-8. https://buffaloyouthlax.sportngin.com/register/form/216407079
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation, through a US Lacrosse grant, is happy to have made a number of equipment and curriculum donations to area schools to provide lacrosse in Physical Education classes. Notre Dame Academy in South Buffalo is happy to be one of the recipients!
Saturday, December 2, 2017 | Attention Amazon Holiday Shoppers! PLEASE use Amazon Smile when shopping online and designate The WNY Lacrosse Foundation to receive donation from your purchases.. Thank you for helping all the kids we serve!
Sunday, October 1, 2017 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation is grateful to members of the Fann Cup who presented the foundation with a check for over $3,000 today!
Friday, September 29, 2017 | WNY Lacrosse Foundation is excited to partner again with the Police Athletic League this year to offer lacrosse programming in the Community Schools Program!
Monday, May 22, 2017 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation officially opens location on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus! The Foundation will be located in the brand new Innovation Center, with the benefit of working in an environment that is designed to help organizations grow through collaborative an entrepreneurial support. This new location will help the Foundation build upon its current initiatives and benefit as many students as possible.
Monday, May 15, 2017 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation would like to thank US Lacrosse and the Sankofa Lacrosse Foundation for providing fantastic coaches and free clinic for Buffalo Public School lacrosse players on April 29th. The kids learned a lot about lacrosse and tremendous life lessons.
Thursday, April 5, 2017 | Happy to welcome U.S. Lacrosse to host a clinic for the WNY Lacrosse Foundation!
Friday, March 10, 2017 | WNY Lacrosse Foundation is happy to be working with The Boys and Girls Clubs of WNY providing lacrosse clinics to their kids. Here's a note from their director: "Lacrosse was awesome and your coaches were great. They reflected the diversity of our program, helping the kids to deal with the stereotype of the sport."
Saturday, January 14, 2017 | A huge thank you to US Lacrosse for selecting the Western New York Lacrosse Foundation as a recipient of the First Stick Program grant, a partnership that will provide comprehensive resources, including equipment, US Lacrosse membership, and coaches education training.
Thursday, December 29, 2016 | We are pleased to partner with the Police Athletic League of Buffalo to implement lacrosse clinics in Buffalo Public Schools in 2017. A huge thank you to PAL for your support of the WNY Lacrosse Foundation!
Monday, December 5, 2016 | We would like to send a huge thank you to the Buffalo Sabres Foundation for donating $2,500 and supporting the WNY Lacrosse Foundation!
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | The WNY Lacrosse Foundation is proud to partner with Girls in Sports through the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County. We will be offering lacrosse to all future Girls in Sports programs. Happy to support the growth of lacrosse and female athletes in Western New York!
Friday, November 11, 2016 | The Western NY Lacrosse Foundation has been selected to host a free USL-Sankofa Clinic this year. US Lacrosse and the Sankofa Lacrosse Foundation have partnered to create a free clinic series that focuses on creating a greater link between minority leaders and former players in the sport with the next generation of minority lacrosse players. A huge thank you to US Lacrosse and the Sankofa Lacrosse Foundation for this wonderful opportunity!
Monday, October 17, 2016 | Thank you to Swax Lax Lacrosse Training Balls for their donation of indoor practice balls to the Western New York Lacrosse Foundation!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | Thank you to StringKing Lacrosse for their donation of 30 lacrosse sticks to the Western New York Lacrosse Foundation! Helping grow the game!
Monday, June 13, 2016 | Congratulations to Buffalo Public School's Boys Modified Lacrosse on their inaugural season. The boys has a very successful section 6 debut. Thank you to the players, coaches, and families for all of your support.