B Team Buffalo is a non-profit organization led by young professionals dedicated to promoting a lasting sense of civic pride in the Greater Buffalo area. The B Team creates high-impact signature projects and assists other organizations with the development and execution of volunteer-driven, Buffalo-focused events. We aim to inspire community engagement that translates into ongoing change.
Membership: More than 200 young professionals volunteered with B Team in 2017 and our active membership base continues to increase yearly. Becoming a member of B Team is as easy as signing up for our newsletter and is free of charge.
Impact: In 2017, B Team Buffalo and its membership donated more than 1,000 hours of time to various local groups, events, and causes.
Signature Event: Each year, B Team Buffalo partners with a neighborhood in Buffalo. In December, we decorate homes and hold a winter carnival at no cost to local residents.
Partners: We have worked with the Seneca Babcock Community Association, Matt Urban Hope Center, West Side International Soccer, BN360, Chalkfest, Buffalo Hearing and Speech, UNYTS, Boys and Girls Clubs of Buffalo, Code Blue Relief Mission, Harbor House, the National Buffalo Wing Festival, and numerous neighborhood organizations since our inception in 2008.
* B Team Formed
* First Volunteer Event: Wing Festival
* Inaugural City of Light: Alice Avenue
* South Buffalo Community Table Fundraiser
* Gains 501c3 Non-Profit Status
* 2nd Annual City of Light: Seneca Babcock
* City of Love Supporting Crisis Services
* Buffalo Brewfest Supporting Buffalo Hearing and Speech
* 3rd Annual City of Light: West Side
* Riverside Revival Spring Clean Up Event
* Stiletto Run
* 4th Annual City of Light: Riverside
* UNYTS Bucket List Bash
* Building a Community Garden in the Old First Ward
* 5th Annual City of Light: Old First Ward
* Meal Cooking at Ronald McDonald House
* Participated in Pop-Up-Parks Initiative
* 6th Annual City of Light: 10th Street Boys and Girls Club
* First Year of “Send Hunger Packing” to Help the Homeless
* Recognized on the New York State Senate floor by the Honorable State Senator Tim Kennedy
* 7th Annual City of Light: University Heights
* Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Cleanup
* Cazenovia Park Cleanup
* 8th Annual City of Light: Seneca Babcock
* First Year of “Pints and Pads” Event to Help the Homeless
* West Side International Soccer Tournament
* 9th Annual City of Light: Matt Urban Hope Center on Buffalo’s East Side
* 10th Year Volunteering at National Buffalo Wing Festival
* Friends of Night People Soup Kitchen
* 10th Annual City of Light: Black Rock Riverside Alliance