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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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Kevin, the inspiration for Kevin Guest House, was a 13-year-old boy from Pennsylvania who was diagnosed with leukemia and treated at Roswell Park. During his treatment, the Garveys became aware of many other families traveling for care who were unable to find affordable lodging, some even sleeping in their cars. They knew they needed to...
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Tom, currently from his hospital room, and Dorene, from her room at KGH, joined us via zoom to share their story.  Life changed dramatically for the Sorensen family this past November when Tom was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Tom and Dorene, who live with their four children in Freeville, NY, uprooted up their lives...
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The Dinner program at KGH is a favorite for both guests, and for volunteers. While we work to maintain the safety of our guests through the COVID crisis, volunteers are unable to be cooking in the house as they had in the past. We are so grateful to our many regular volunteers, who have continued...
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Designated as an essential partner on the medical campus, KGH remains open thanks to your support, and a small, hard-working staff. While things look a little different on the campus right now, we’re dedicated to keeping our doors open for our most critical patients. In our “new normal” on campus, House Manager & Volunteer Coordinator Besty continues...
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Dear KGH friends, We join you, and our greater community, in paying close attention to the recommendations surrounding the current COVID-19 crisis. Kevin Guest House is committed to remaining open, providing lodging and support for our most immune-compromised patient families. We’ve been proactively working to protect the health and safety of our guests, volunteers and...
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KEVIN GUEST HOUSE RECEIVES COMFORTING DONATION – Somnvie Pillows for a Purpose FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 12, 2019 CONTACT Nancy Murphy Founding Brand Associate & Senior Director Buffalo, NY (716) 316-9488, nancy@harmonyexpos.com Somnvie.com/nanner BUFFALO, NY — Patients and families staying at the Kevin Guest House will receive a gift this month to make their stay...
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Tyler DeMart, 31, recently spent over a month at Kevin Guest House while his 29-year-old partner recovered from a stroke. Here, here shares his story and what Kevin Guest House meant to his family, in his own words.  Around the end of September, my partner Nate had a stroke. We’re not exactly sure what the...
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