Ways to Give

Families Urgently Need Your Help

Kevin Guest House is a home away from home for patients and families traveling to Buffalo for medical care. No guest is ever turned away because they’re unable to afford the modest lodging donation. Your gift makes this possible.

Where Your Donation Goes


Overnight Stay

 One overnight stay for one guest in the Main House


Transplant Recovery Night

One overnight stay in a transplant recovery apartment for one patient and their caregiver 


Family Overnight

Host a family of four for one night in the Main House


Recovery Night & Caregiver

Host a patient and their caregiver for five nights in a transplant recovery apartment

Become a Corporate Partner

Support families in need while achieving your company goals.
Become a sponsor, volunteer as a group, form a fundraising team, or make an in-kind donation!

Learn about becoming a Corporate Partner

House or Event Sponsor

With fun events year-round, sponsorship is a great way to give employees or clients a fun night out. Or provide direct support for daily house operations as a house sponsor.

View Sponsorship Opportunities

View Upcoming Events

Online Fundraising

Set up a page to celebrate your birthday or a special event and Pay it Forward for patients and families facing medical challenges. Facebook makes it easy, and there are no fees! CLICK HERE to set up a Facebook Fundraiser. 

Contact us at 716-882-1818 for help setting up your page!


Giving Hearts Program

Giving Hearts is engaging young, entrepreneurial and philanthropic individuals who are on the rise in the Buffalo-Niagara community.

Learn More & Nominate a Young Professional


Volunteer as a Group

Host a dinner for our guests at the house or get your hands dirty on a house project. Perfect for team building or a fun day out of the office.

View Volunteer Opportunities



United Way Designation

No matter where you live you can support guests with your United Way, SEFA or CFC gift. Reference the appropriate number below when making your pledge.

United Way Number: 1765
CFC Number
: 20486
SEFA Number: 57-00116

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Wish List Drive

Collect items for a day, week, month or all year long to help fulfill our wish list. It’s as simple as adding an item to your grocery list!

View our Wish List

Matching Gifts

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, your donation is eligible to be matched by your employer. Contact your Human Resources department to learn if your company offers matching gifts or for more details about your particular program.

Individual Ways to Give

There are so many ways you can personally help the Kevin Guest House.
Whether through time, talent or treasure, you can be sure any assistance you offer will make a great impact!


Honor a family member or friend. Remember a loved one. Celebrate, or commemorate, a birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion. You can support patients and their families who stay at Kevin Guest House by adopting the house for a day.

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Join the Kevin Garvey Society

Members of the Kevin Garvey Society are individuals who commit $500 or more throughout the year to directly support the daily operations around our campus. These donors are among our most valued supporters, going above and beyond to ensure no guest is ever turned away because they can’t afford their stay.

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Create a Fundraiser

Raise funds on behalf of Kevin Guest House through events such as dress down days at work, lemonade stands with the kids, or pot luck dinners with friends. Have an idea or want some help? Kevin Guest House can steer you in the right direction!

Create a Fundraiser

Cyril & Claudia Garvey Society

You can help to welcome guests through our doors well beyond your lifetime. There are many gifts that you can leave, from stock or life insurance policies, to real estate or an outright gift of cash.

To learn more about how you can help our guests through your estate plans, contact Marianne Potratz at 716-882-1818. Kevin Guest House is a proud member of Leave a Legacy WNY.

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Honor Loved Ones in the Healing Garden

Share in the peace and tranquility of our  Healing Garden by honoring your stay or a loved one by purchasing a personalized paver. Together we can create a beautiful and peaceful space for the patients and families who call Kevin Guest House their home away from home.

Learn More & Purchase a Paver

Shop with Kevin Guest House

Shop your favorite sites or right here with Kevin Guest House. Click through below to shop our offerings, or visit Amazon Smile, Embrace the Differernce, or Shop.com. Thanks to these partners a portion of your purchase will support our guests.

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