ABOUT THE SERVICE COLLABORATIVE OF WNY, INC.
TSCWNY creates opportunities for all individuals to serve their communities, challenging them to turn their ideals into action and their passion into positive change. Through transformational service and civic responsibility, TSCWNY is designing a sustainable future for our nation's communities. As an independent non-profit organization, TSCWNY has been recognized as a community leader with the capacity to identify/address community needs through direct service. TSCWNY is built on an infrastructure of responsible grant stewardship of Corporation for National and Community Service, New Yorkers Volunteer, United States Department of Labor and other funds, producing countless quality programs involved in transformational service.
In 2013, the most recent full program year, 453 AmeriCorps members served Western and Central NYS. These members served 409,433 hours at 105 non-profit organizations/schools, achieving an impressive list of accomplishments including: 23,862 volunteers recruited who provided 327,830 hours of community service; 1,086 individual service projects designed/implemented for neighborhood improvements; 17,945 children in communities-in-need were served; and, over $3.3 Million in cash and in-kind resources were raised. – less