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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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One of our guests shares her experience staying at KGH  Margaret Gilks stayed at Kevin Guest House following her stem cell transplant. She is pictured here between husband Colin Gilks and sister Heather Fleming, who was Margaret’s stem cell donor.  Also pictured, dog Hudson visiting Marg in the KGH Healing Garden.  Marg tell us a...
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Saturday, September 14, 2019, Kevin Guest House hosted Supper in the Street, a first-of-its-kind fundraiser featuring “Buffalo’s longest dinner table,” right in the middle of Ellicott Street. An event of epic proportions, Supper in the Street quickly became the most talked-about event of the season, raising nearly $55,000 for Kevin Guest House. Nearly 400 members...
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Much to Celebrate at Kevin Guest House Today! While we celebrate our 47th Anniversary, one of our guests is also celebrating a milestone birthday. Many guests are with us though holidays and special occasions, including the Reddons. Terry Reddon, who turns 60 years young today, came to Kevin Guest House with her husband Eddie from...
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