How many young adults does it take to make a difference? Only 1.
As the City of Good Neighbors we know that our region is full of people who go the extra mile within their community and Bryant & Stratton College along with WGRZ-TV Channel 2 feel that it's time we started recognizing those individuals.
Whether it is you or someone else, share your story on wgrz.com and be eligible for up to $1,000 in matching funds to the charitable organization of your choice.
Each month Bryant & Stratton College will pick a winner and highlight their good deed.
Check back often to see our winners and hear about their stories.
We also encourage you to take the time to give back to the organizations you're passionate about. Remember it only takes 1.
Click here for the nomination form.
Great Give Back Videos
Great Give Back Stories
AMHERST, NY - At just 17 years old Emily Pawlowski has already made her mark on the Western New York community for years to come and has been named the September winner in The Great Give Back 2013.
AMHERST, NY - Bryant & Stratton College and WGRZ-TV are proud to announce Kristen Melohusky, 23, of West Seneca, NY as the August winner in The Great Give Back 2013.
AMHERST, NY - Jaime Stevens, 18, truly exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism and has been named the July winner in The Great Give Back for her work with The Elly's Angels Foundation.
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Bryant & Stratton College and WGRZ-TV are proud to announce Mary Cheney and Special Spaces Buffalo as the June winners in The Great Give Back 2013 and have donated $1,000 to their cause.
AMHERST, NY - Tyler Penberthy seems to have a lot on his plate these days. A high school senior at Williamsville North, Tyler works, participates in several sports, is the Vice President of the National Honor Society, and volunteers his spare time at The Teacher's Desk.
AMHERST, NY - Making dreams happen is something that 16 year old Teagan Faran of Willamsville, NY is familiar with. Her volunteer efforts for the Dreams from the Heart Camp will allow several local children with congenital heart disease to experience their dreams by attending a fun and free camp experience in a safe and medically supervised environment.
AMHERST, NY - A 24 year-old from Williamsville, NY, Keith Tepas has Down Syndrome, but he's never let that keep him from doing everything he sets his mind to. Hi volunteer work with Meals on Wheels of WNY has earned him the third spot in The Great Give Back's 2013 campaign.
AMHERST, NY - Bryant & Stratton College and WGRZ-TV Channel 2 are proud to announce Alice Georgitso of Amherst, NY as the second winner of The Great Give Back 2013.
AMHERST, NY - Bryant & Stratton College and WGRZ-TV Channel 2 are proud to announce Courtney Russell of Tonawanda, NY as the first winner of The Great Give Back 2013.
Please join Bryant & Stratton College and WGRZ-TV Channel 2 as we announce an exciting, year-long initiative encouraging service within our community on Wednesday, January 9th, 2012.