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WHY GO OVER THE EDGE?
20 stories, 2 great organizations.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County and John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital have come together to improve health equity for babies, children and mothers in our region. But our work is only possible because of the community that supports us.
That's where you come in. We are challenging our community to step up, face their fears and go over the edge to support programs, research and direct care that provide building blocks for a healthy future.
Your support allows United Way of Buffalo & Erie County to invest in programs and initiatives that offer preventative care and health education for children and mothers and John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital to provide crucial life-saving programs and care. Together, we are building a healthier community, one child and mother at a time.
HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE?
Go Over the Edge - Commit to raising a $2,000 fundraising minimum and have the thrill of a lifetime when rappelling from One M&T Plaza in downtown Buffalo. Are you in? Click 'Register Now' above and let's get this party started.
Toss Your Boss - Encourage employees to toss a boss Over the Edge by raising the $2,000 fundraising minimum as a team.
Be an Event Sponsor - Become a Base Camp, Landing Zone, or Rope sponsor to receive event recognition and send a daring employee/s Over the Edge. To become a sponsor contact Rema Hanash: email@example.com or (716) 887-2614
Be a Prize Sponsor - Motivate rappellers to meet and surpass their fundraising minimum with a special prize and receive sponsor recognition on all event communications. To provide a prize contact Rema Hanash: firstname.lastname@example.org or (716) 887-2614
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Rappelling times throughout the day
One M&T Plaza
345 Main Street, Buffalo, New York
For over 100 years, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has united the community to improve the health, education & financial stability of every person in every community in Erie County. United Way of Buffalo & Erie County mobilizes thousands of people every year to give, advocate, and volunteer to help children reach their full potential, families achieve financial stability, and our whole community attains and maintain good health and wellness. For more information, visit www.uwbec.org.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital is Western New York’s regional center for comprehensive and state-of-the-art pediatric trauma, surgical and medical care, including neonatal, perinatal and obstetric services. Oishei Children’s Hospital is the region’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and state-designated Regional Perinatal Center. Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Oishei Children’s Hospital was named a ‘Top Children’s Hospital’ in 2018 and 2019 by The Leapfrog Group, an independent watchdog organization. As the only freestanding children’s hospital in New York State and one of only 43 freestanding children’s hospital in the United States, Oishei Children’s Hospital enjoys a worldwide reputation for innovation and research while providing highly specialized care and treatment through a broad array of co-located outpatient services.
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Our volunteers slots are now full, but you can still support your favorite rappellers by attending the OTE ground party! Let us know you're coming by RSVPing on Facebook: bit.ly/OTEGroundParty
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