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Congratulations Kathleen Majchrzak! Father Baker Service Award Honoree #4

https://youtu.be/4P9Ou1vXOvI CONGRATULATIONS, KATHLEEN! Each year, Our Lady of Victory Charities celebrates the legacy of Venerable Nelson Baker by bestowing the "Father Baker Service to Youth Award" on individuals who, just like Father Baker, dedicate themselves to improving the lives of...

Response to Love Center will pass out Thanksgiving meals, with some changes

One of the changes includes passing out the meals in the parking lot, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sister Mary Johnice, director over at the Response to Love Center, says they typically serve about 1,000 meals a month. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, however, she says the center has...

Our New Rother St. Awning

https://youtu.be/i4VydT74bJM Exciting news! Thanks to Kohler Awning, we've installed a new awning at our Rother St. entrance! It will allow us to continue serving food to our community through the pandemic and winter weather. Our volunteers will be practicing proper safety precautions and social...

Appeal for Thanksgiving Dinner

Every year the Response to Love Center provides a home-cooked Thanksgiving Day meal. We are here for the neediest on Buffalo's East Side. This year will be a little different with COVID-19 but we will be here to provide a traditional turkey dinner. We need your help if you can find it in your...

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Birthday Bags at Response to Love Center

BIRTHDAY BAGS at Response to Love Center9-16-2020 Joseph and Mary Philbin, Sister Johnice A visit from Mary and Joseph Philbin surprised us at Response to Love Center. They brought us beautiful colorful "Birthday Bags" for children who celebrate their special day.The bags are filled with cake mix,...

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Response to Love Center is making an appeal for Cleaning Supplies

Who doesn’t want a clean and safe home? The Response to Love Center is offering home cleaning and sanitation supplies to those who cannot afford to purchase them.  This is how YOU can help, by donating : Þ Spray Cleaning Solutions; Mr Clean, Spic&Span, 409, Lysol etc. Þ Laundry Soap,...

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Regular Hours Return

The Response to Love Center is open Monday through Thursday 9:00 am - 11:30 am at the Rother St. Entrance. Our Thrift Shops and Adult Education are not in operation until further notice. Food Pantry and Take-Home Dinners are available during regular hours.

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Michael Perry Room

We are pleased to announce the Blessing and opening of the Michael Perry room at the Response to Love Center on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 10:30 am. The room in memory of Michael Perry a young man that passed away almost four years ago has been transformed to accommodate the growing needs...

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Responding to a Service Project

Bishop Timon St. Jude High School in South Buffalo, New York is devoted to the education of young men.  Since 2011, this Franciscan High School has offered a unique program to eighth grade boys in public and private Catholic elementary schools in the area. Once nominated by a teacher, these young...

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Notre Dame Academy

Sr. Johnice, Director of the Response to Love Center visited Notre Dame Academy in Buffalo NY today to talk with, and thank our fourth-grade classes. During Advent, Mrs. Leone and Mrs. Patrone’s class collected coins for the food pantry at the Response to Love Center. Today our Notre Dame Academy...

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