Become a Gerard Place Sponsor

-Gerard Place strengthens the community as it empowers individuals and families towards self sufficiency by providing housing, supportive services, community education and outreach.

Building on over 15 years of successful outcomes, growth in programs and financial strength we are now moving into the next 15 years and continuing to meet the evolving needs of our community and need your help.

For more information, please contact David Zapfel at 716-897-9948 ext. 100 or


Become a Gerard Place Sponsor

When your company supports Gerard Place, it establishes a shared commitment to our mission to those we serve.  As a Gerard Place Corporate Partner, you will be making a significant impact on the lives of those most at risk in our community.


  • Providing Funding: corporate gifts are an essential part of our budget, making it possible for us to help children and their families.
  • Event Sponsorship: providing sponsorships and resources for our Spring and Fall events.
  • Volunteering with Gerard Place during events,  and other special activities.
  • Specialized Skills: using corporate talents to change lives through activities like job coaching or help with building and grounds, serving on an our advisory board.
  • Sponsoring Collection Drives: collecting materials for families in our programs, such as hygiene items, household items or school supplies, hosting holiday parties and themed dinners for residents.
  • Day of Help: assemble employees to address short-term projects like an apartment flip, painting projects, maintenance of the playground.
  • Education: having Gerard Place staff speak at corporate events for community awareness.

Benefits Your Company Will Receive

As our partner in creating new opportunities for better lives

  • Fulfill community outreach objectives.
  • Donor recognition through our website; including a logo for your company site.
  • Donor recognition at our Spring and/or Fall event.
  • Donor recognition in our Gerard Place newsletter.
  • Naming opportunities.
  • Special viewing of completed community center and other special events.
  • Internship and training opportunities.

Our Development staff will be happy to help customize a program that best suits your corporate giving priorities.


For information about any of Gerard Place’s Programs and Services, Call (716) 897-9948