From Tragedy to Philanthropy

By Linda D. Pollack It’s Monday night in January, in Buffalo, New York, not just any Monday, but, the first Monday of the New Year 2023. The Bills are playing Monday Night Football on National Television. It could be their year to go all the way to the Super Bowl. The...

TELLL Fund

TELLL FUND The TELLL Fund, established in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Shatkin, ob”m, provides honorarium for Torah lectures, sponsorship of local Jewish workshops and talks, as well as Jewish educational and cultural programs and materials for dissemination....

Marcel Tyberg

Marcel Tyberg MUSICAL Legacy Fund The Foundation’s Marcel Tyberg Musical Legacy Fund was established in 2005 to preserve the original musical scores of Marcel Tyberg, to promote their performance, publication and recording, and to introduce his extraordinary music to...

David Feuerstein

David Feuerstein (1952 – Present) David credits his parental upbringing to making him the man he is today. His parents taught him the meaning of Tzedakah In his father, Irving’s words: It doesn’t matter what you haveWhat matters, is what you do with what you...

Nathan Benderson

Nathan Benderson (1917 – 2012) November 20, 1917 was an auspicious day for the City of Buffalo. Nathan Benderson, who became one of the most important philanthropists in Western New York, was born on that date to Isaac and Minnie Benderson. Sixteen years later he...