EPIC – Every Person Influences Children is pleased to announce that State Farm has been selected as a 2019 EPIC Hero, receiving the William B. Hoyt Award for Service to Families. EPIC – Every Person Influences Children established the award to recognize organizations whose work improves the lives of children by strengthening the bonds of home and family.
EPIC – Every Person Influences Children is delighted to announce that the Eugene T. Reville Award for Service to Education has been awarded to The Gloria J. Parks Community Center. EPIC established the award to recognize schools or agencies whose work enriches school by engaging families in the education of their children. Gloria J. Parks Community Center sponsors the exemplary 21st Century After School Program.
Mary H. Gresham, Ph.D. Honored with the Robert L. Wilson Award for Exceptional Service and Leadership
EPIC - Every Person Influences Children and Parent Network of WNY present the 3rd Annual WNY Family Engagement Conference.
Buffalo, NY (8/22/19) – EPIC – Every Person Influences Children has been awarded a $15,000 grant from International Paper’s Buffalo, NY Sheet Plant and the International Paper Foundation. Funds will support EPIC’s Storytime at Canalside and Ready, Set, Read! programs.
BUFFALO (NY) - Pam Johnson, board president, EPIC - Every Person Influences Children is pleased to announce that Dr. Char'lese Perry, PMHNP, Linwood Roberts, Jr., JD, Associate Director, UB Office of Community Relations and Colleen Reedy, Director of Business Development and Community Relations, Bryant & Stratton College have joined the Board of Directors.
BUFFALO (NY) - United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) increased funding for EPIC - Every Person Influences Children’s programs and services that support families and children. United Way awarded a total of $125,000 for 2019-2021 to support EPIC’s Families in Transition, Family Engagement, Early Care Engagement, and Just Teens/Incredible Years programs.
ONE WEEK AWAY!
EPIC - Every Person Influences Children is proud to congratulate John Murphy, EPIC Board Member for his induction onto the 2019 Hall of Fame of the Buffalo Broadcasters Association. Congratulations John!
Buffalo, NY - EPIC – Every Person Influences Children is excited to announce that it will be launching its Ready, Set, Read! (RSR!) program in Erie and Niagara Counties thanks to the generosity and partnership of The Health Foundation of Western and Central New York’s Innovation in Children’s Health and Well Being Initiative.
EPIC offers congratulations to Sean Keenan, EPIC Board member, as he becomes the Fifth Generation Leader of Walsh Duffield. Walsh Duffield is a trusted, local, family-owned insurance agency that has helped countless families and businesses since 1860, creating a legacy of helping others through both disasters and victories.
EPIC to Expand 2019 Car Seat Safety Program in Erie and Niagara County
EPIC to Continue Program for Pregnant and Parenting Teens thanks to support from the Garman Family Foundation administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
EPIC has been approved as a KidCents charity in 2019, after a successful program in 2018. Funding from this program comes for the generosity of the community in which customers of Rite Aid round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate their change to a general fund that supports kid-focused charities.