Communication & Development

2018 Annual Appeal Results

Empower’s 2018 annual appeal brought in a record-breaking $13,890, more than twice what has been received in any prior annual appeal.  Thank you to all who donated.  Your generosity will fund services and programs that help people to live the lives they choose.

10th Annual Snowflake Basket Auction, 3/22-23/19, Volare Lodge

Be there for the 10th annual snowflake basket auction, named for Russ’ famous (and delicious) Snowflake cookies!  Taking place at the Volare Lodge (56th & Kies St., Niagara Falls) on March 22 and March 23, this year’s event will feature 250 themed baskets, gift certificates to local attractions and eateries, big ticket raffles, 50/50 split, food and Russ’ famous Snowflake cookies and homemade fudge.  You don’t want to miss it! Here are the details:

March 22: 4-8 pm, spaghetti dinner with or without meatballs will be available to purchase

March 23: 12-5 pm, chowder, pizza and subs will be sold.  Ticket drawings will begin at 5 pm

Big ticket raffle tickets are available for purchase now.  $5 per ticket or 3 tickets for $10.  1st prize is a 65″ Vizio 4K Smart TV, 2nd prize is $250 cash.  Anyone who sells $30 or more in big ticket raffle tickets will receive a sheet of basket raffle tickets.

See you there!

Autism Fundraiser and Vendor Fair, 4/27/19, 11 am – 4 pm, Niagara Active Hose

Come our and show your support for Empower programs that benefit families of children with autism spectrum disorder.  There will be over 200 vendors and 2 food trucks.  This event is made possible through partnerships with Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls and the Village Bake Shop in Lewiston, who donates $1 back to Empower for every cookie sold.