The WNY Lacrosse Foundation's goal is to provide financial support, equipment, health and wellness programs, youth lacrosse programs, college prep and guidance, and recruiting support to athletes in academic and community-based lacrosse programs. The Foundation's focus will be creating a viable and competitive lacrosse program for the Buffalo Public Schools, striving for academic and athletic success for the student athletes.
The WNY Lacrosse Foundation is a 501(3)(c) organization, so gifts are tax-deductible.
The Western New York Lacrosse Foundation is now eligible for the Bank of America Matching Gift Program. Any Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or US Trust employee who makes a donation can now apply for a matching gift.
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.