Surdam

Anne Alford & Manson Fiske Surdam Charitable Foundation Historic Gift will Forever Support Buffalo City Mission, FeedMore WNY and Friends of the Night People For Immediate Release August 25, 2022 Buffalo, N.Y.  – The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies, a...
David Feuerstein

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...
David Feuerstein

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...
Theodore Hofeller

Theodore Hofeller

THEODORE HOFELLER (1854 – 1930) Theodore Hofeller was a well-known businessman and philanthropist born on March 17, 1854 who emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1869. He attended the Buffalo schools and initially entered the clothing business. In 1881 he...