Gay & Lesbian Youth Services (GLYS) is funded through the NYS Department of Health, the NYS Office of Children & Family Services, United Way and S.E.F.A. donor choice options, and private donations.
DONATIONS: GLYS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Donations may be sent to:
371 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Checks can be made out to GLYS or Gay & Lesbian Youth Services. All gifts will be acknowledged in writing.
DONOR CHOICE ~ United Way, State Employee Federated Appeal (S.E.F.A.), Combined Federal Campaign (C.F.C.)
GLYS is able to accept donations of stock. For our brokerage account information necessary for the transfer of stocks, please contact our executive director Marvin L. Henchbarger at: 716.855.0221 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
These individuals and businesses helped make our 2008 GAYLA a huge success! Please help us say “thank you” by supporting them. With actual and expected reductions in our NYS funding due to the State’s financial crisis, our annual GAYLA becomes more important than ever. The following organizations and businesses helped to make our 2008 GAYLA resounding success:
Accounting Outsource Solutions
Jeanette M. Mahiques
business & personal tax preparation
1 Brighton Road
The accounting consultant for GLYS!
Bryant & Stratton College
Personal Education, Lifetime Success
Buffalo State College
Dr. Muriel A. Howard, President
Todd A. Patti
55 Mancester Place
Change Consultants Hypnosis
June D. Lehman, LMSW, Hypnotherapist
1668 Amherst Stree
City of Buffalo Commission on Citizens’ Rights
Crystal Rodriquez, JD, LL.M., Executive Director
1451 Main Street
Madeline Davis GLBT Archives of WNY
P.O. Box 1225
Assemblywoman Francine DelMonte
1700 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls 14301
Sheila S. Dickinson, Attorney & Counselor at Law
733 West Delavan Avenue, #2
Embrace Western New York
Bringing us the spring Brunch!
E~ville Spirits & Wines
10 Monroe Street
Empire State Pride Agenda (ESPA)
Winning Equality and Justice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
New Yorkers and our Families
Jeffrey Freedman Attorneys at Law
424 Main Street/Suite 622
15 offices throughout WNY ~ call for a free consultation!
Gates Circle Wine & Liquor
1430 Delaware Avenue
Gay Men’s Chorus
Glory Be to Kids
We are united in the belief that there is no greater cause then that of a child. Glory Be to Kids strives to make a difference in the lives of children in need.
Bernadett M. Hoppe, Attorney at Law
The Littell House
137 Summer Street
Assemblymember Sam Hoyt
HSBC GLOBE Diversity Committee
Just Buffalo Literary Center
“make contact with literature”
617 Main Street, Suite 202A
Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP
Shari Jo Reich, Esq.
14 Lafayette Square
Rand Building/Suite 510
Learning & Performance Solutions
San Diego, CA
Lorenzo Dry Cleaners
111 Delaware Avenue @ Mohawk
The official dry cleaner of GLYS’ “Open Closet”!
Licensed Real Estate Broker
410 Elmwood Avenue
Timothy Maggio, MS, CRC, L.M.H.C.
43 Abbottsford Place
Frank Mergl, Fountain Plaza Branch Manager
One Fountain Plaza
Massage & Alternative Therapies
Dan Passanese LMT, CST, CRR
Brian Boos LMT, CST, CRR
Cynthia A. Humphrey LMT, CST, CRR
10158 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Niagara Falls 14304
Brenda A. Mattar, Attorney at Law
17 Court Street
Michael F. Moraca Accounting & Tax Service
514 87th Street
Niagara Falls 14304
Mike is the President of the GLYS Board of Directors!
Louis J. Moran, LCSW~R
Counseling & Psychotherapy
531 Linwood Avenue
Lou is the GLYS referral therapist!
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Kay Patterson, LMHC
5820 Main Street/Suite 203
Pignataro Financial Group
Lawrence F. Pignataro, Jr., CFP
President/Senior Financial Advisor
5949 Transit Road, Suite #2
Support GLYS & its youth since 1999!
Planned Parenthood of Western New York
Mobile Outreach Unit
Prima Pizza Pasta
Corner of Chippewa & Pearl Streets
The official pizza of GLYS!
The Pulmonary Group of WNY, LLP
297 Spindrift Drive, Suite 100
Dr. Norman J. Sfeir, M.D.
Righteous Babe Foundation
Asbury Hall at Babeville has been the site of our GAYLA since 2006!
Rolls Kohn, LLP
James E. Rolls
438 Main Street, Suite 225
856.2700 ext. 205
Laura V. Salwen, CSW, BCD
individual & couple therapy
2732 Main Street
Gary D. May, Account Executive
899 Niagara Falls Boulevard
GLYS’ source for general liability and disability insurance!
Stonewall Democrats of WNY
“seeking fair legislation & support for the WNY LGBT community” meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. AT PCWNY
proudly supports Gay & Lesbian Youth services!
Talking Leaves Books
Buffalo’s oldest independent bookstore
3158 Main Street/Buffalo 837.8554
951 Elmwood Avenue @ Bidwell/Buffalo 884.9524
Richard P. Valentine, Attorney at Law
Rick is the VP of the GLYS Board of Directors!
Ron Weekes & Donnell Mueller
3380 Sheridan Drive #360
Lake Hiler Enterprises
97 Hiler Avenue