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Tori Menneto
Giving Hearts is engaging young, entrepreneurial and philanthropic individuals who are on the rise in the Buffalo-Niagara community. Our Giving Hearts commit to raising $1,000 for Kevin guest House over the course of a year. They do so by participating in our fundraisers or setting up their own. One of our current Giving Hearts, Ally...
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Ann Ann and her husband William just celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on August 11th while William was in the hospital. These high school sweethearts are from Rixford, PA and have been in Buffalo throughout the summer while William receives chemotherapy at Roswell Park. While it’s not how she imagined spending her summer, Ann has...
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Local bakeries raise over $5,000 to give our guests a “sweet” place to stay. How It Started In December 2020 Kevin Guest House Board Member, Andrea Tarshus of Tarshus Law Firm, rounded up two local bakeries to raise funds and “Adopt A Room” for our guests. Together Andrea, Sweet Pea Bakery, and TwoWheels Bakery raised...
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Joanne & Jim Joanne and Jim came to stay with us in December when Jim was in town initially to receive cancer treatment at ECMC on December 8th and subsequently suffered from a stroke. Jim’s Doctor happened to know our House Manager, Betsy Stone, and suggested Kevin Guest House to Joanne. The Carkners moved in...
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The Burgesses Mark and Ruth Burgess are Dunkirk, NY natives who love the outdoors. When they aren’t at home, they enjoy spending their time in the great outdoors at their campsite in Jamestown, NY. As we sit together chatting, Mark couldn’t help but talk about getting back to his campsite within the upcoming weeks. The...
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“He is the strongest, toughest and most positive person I know, and none of that has changed through his treatment,” Alexis said of her husband. “I am so incredibly grateful to be able to be here for him by his side, as his wife and his friend, through this battle.” – Alexis Purdon Brandon &...
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We are grateful to our board members whose term ended in 2020 but continue to support the house and to the new 2021 board members who will be joining us soon. Outgoing Board Members. Tom Garvey Sr. (Garvey family member) Capital Campaign Co-Chair, Bldg & grounds and finance committee member During his term, Tom and...
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2021 – A Year of Renewed Hope – you have made sure Kevin Guest House is always home First, THANK YOU! Because of all of you, over 3,000 gifts kept KGH going in 2020. Amid chaos, uncertainty and fear of the unknown, you provided families a warm bed, a hot meal and a community of...
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Back left to right: Marianne, Leslie, Indira, JeffFront left to right: Betsy, Tori, Lynsey Have you wondered who is behind the scenes at Kevin Guest House? While our operations wouldn’t be possible without help from our amazing volunteers, meet our full-time, small but mighty team that makes patients and their families feel right at home....
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