TCGF joins area stakeholders to create the Opportunities Collaborative for Special Education Students to ensure all differently abled children in WNY have access to high quality educational opportunities
An additional grant of $250,000 is made to The Children's Guild Foundation Down Syndrome Research Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute bringing the total funded to $750,000 towards research in causative genes and therapeutic strategies
TCGF gifts $2 million to create a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Oishei Children's Hospital and $250,000 to help renovate the Sister's of Charity Hospital NICU
Advocacy work intensifies as initiatives are begun in the areas of Transition Services, Special Education and Early Childhood Services.
New 3-year Strategic Plan adopted
Expansion of services for children with special needs by funding a $500,000 grant for the expansion of complex healthcare services at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo 2015
Creation of The Mildred Seegler/Children’s Guild Foundation Respite Home in Buffalo, NY with a $200,000 grant operated by Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled
100th Anniversary Year Celebration
Purpose & Passion $100,000 Grant awarded to SABAH for the creation of the Summer Athletes at Heart Program First Picnic Spectacular held at Cradle Beach Camp celebrating the importance of recreation and fun in the lives of children with special needs 2010
$600,000 grant made to Children’s Hospital to create The Children’s Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center of Excellence
Relocate program services to Children’s Hospital facility for future expansion needs.
The organization sells its building at 936 Delaware Ave. and reallocates funding to community nonprofits serving special needs children in the areas of healthcare, research, education and therapeutic recreation. 2006
Organization changes name to The Children’s Guild Foundation
Community grant funding programs expands to area nonprofits within the 8 counties of Western New
Continues to annually support the operational expenses of the Robert Warner Rehabilitation Center
Funds $1 million expansion of Center at 936 Delaware Ave.
to support The Robert Warner Rehabilitation Center and Robert Cooke Genetic Research Laboratory. 1989
Supports the creation of Early Childhood Direction Center located at its Delaware Ave building to include physical and occupational therapy services
Partners with Children's Hospital of Buffalo to establish comprehensive care clinics within rehabilitative medicine
Forms partnership with Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
to take-over the medical and clinical services while continuing to fund the physical plant, capital expenditures and program services 1959
Becomes the first to establish an Outpatient Healthcare Facility in the United States
National leaders and advocates in the care and treatment of children suffering from polio
by providing long-term inpatient services in the areas of healthcare, education and therapies. 1940
New York State Education Department approves funding for the first special education teacher to be based at the Center
Break ground for a new home at 936 Delaware Ave. in Buffalo, NY to increase capacity to serve 200 children
Creators of the first Special Event – Per Plate Fundraiser in New York State
Named lead advocate in the United States for special needs children with its support in finding treatments for disabling conditions and its concentration on establishing special education services
Affiliates with the Joint Charities & Community Fund and begins extensive community fundraising to support the home
First Boy Scout Troop in the United States formed for boys with disabilities
Within a year, demand necessitated the purchase of a larger home enabling care for 15 children.
This home was located at 497 Niagara St., Buffalo, NY 1911
The Crippled Children’s Guild was incorporated in New York State
And established a home large enough to serve 7 children year-round was purchased on the Westside of Buffalo, NY 1910
First summer respite experience for children at the summer homes of prominent Western New Yorkers
The Speech-Language-Hearing Department of Children's Hospital of Buffalo is expanded and funded by The Children's Guild to include a Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing Clinic.