April 2016
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Hull Family Home & Farmstead Spring Work Day


Hull House, 5976 Genesee Street, Lancaster, NY 14086
Saturday, April 23
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

B Team Buffalo volunteers can help to make a difference at this historic structure in Lancaster, NY. The vision for the future at the Hull Family Home & Farmstead is critically important to preserving the house and the stories of the family and the culture and events of the 19th century in Western New York. 

Volunteers are needed for a Spring Work Day on April 23, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Lunch will be provided.  Some of the tasks may include:
  • clearing small pieces of cement rubble from behind and around barn
  • cutting tall weeds and small brush by barn
  • sifting dirt under tarps for artifacts
  • filling and seeding ruts in lawn
  • grading dirt away from house
  • removing wood to curb
  • raking and garden maintenance
To sign up, visit: For questions, email
Unyts Bucket List Bash

Statler City, 107 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202
Friday, April 22
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come celebrate life at the 5th annual Bucket List Bash! An evening filled with once-in-a-lifetime experiences benefiting Unyts, WNY's only organ, eye, tissue, and community blood center. Some featured stations include Face Your Fears, Let's Roll with the Queen City Roller Girls, and Look Into Your Future. Admission includes open bar, food, and live music by Party of Nine. You may visit for a sneak peak of this year's bucket list stations.

A few more volunteers are needed to assist with  breakdown of the event, serving food, and helping run bucket list stations during the 7:00 - 9:00 pm shift. Volunteers can come early and enjoy the event for free prior to your volunteer shift!

 For more information, please email To sign up to volunteer, visit

Third Annual Send Hunger Packing was Our Biggest Yet!

Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out on a rainy Dyngus Day this past March 28th to help out with Send Hunger Packing! Over 400 small bags of trail mix were put together this year. In addition, volunteers helped to sort toiletries into boxes and packed bags of feminine hygiene products for homeless women. Three carloads were dropped off at the Harbor House Drop-In Center!  You can see photos on our Facebook page. Feel free to tag yourself. Special thanks goes out to our sponsors and partners,Senator Timothy Kennedy, Target on Walden, BJ's Wholesale Club on Sheridan, United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, AmeriCorps Alums of Buffalo, and Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York for making this event so successful. Please support them if you have the chance. 

 We can't wait for next year. let us know if you have any ideas. Contact
April Agency Spotlight - Hull Family Home & Farmstead 

The mission of the Hull Family Home & Farmstead is to interpret the lives of Western New York's early 19th Century settlers represented by the Warren Hull Family. They strive to maintain historical accuracy, seek to bring history alive, and enhance the visitor experience.

Volunteers are always needed for the following activities: Operations, Maintenance, Landscaping, Gardening, Painting, Restoration, Marketing, Collateral Development, PR & Advertising, Website Maintenance, Social Networking, and Photography.

 To volunteer year-round with the Hull Family Home & Farmstead, visit
Partnership Opportunities

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B Team Website Calendar

New events are added to the B Team calendar on our website throughout the month. It is an evolving source of volunteer opportunities for B Team and community events. Check it out for the most up to date listing of events!

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Upcoming Events

4/22 - Unyts Bucket List Bash

4/23 - Hull Family Home & Farmstead Work Day
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