Events That Support
the Community

Encouraging Fun

Throughout the year, Preventionfocus holds several special events. Some increase awareness of important issues and others raise funds to support our programs. Still others serve as safe, healthy and fun learning experiences. A few are all of those things at once!

Okay 5K

Whether it’s your first 5K or your 500th or you do it alone or part of a group or you run seriously for your best time or treat it as a fun walk, it’s all “okay!” USA Track & Field certified 5K course. Officially timed by “Score This!” the Okay 5K takes place the third Tuesday in July at 7:00 p.m. in Delaware Park.

Click here to register.

To get information on sponsorship, please email us!

Erie County Fair

Preventionfocus staff, board, and volunteers meet thousands of new friends at the Erie County Fair in August thanks to WBBZ-TV. Fairgoers can stop by our tables for free information and, for just a $1 donation, spin the station’s prize wheel and maybe win a nice prize!

To donate prizes or volunteer, please email us!

Spring it On

Spring It On, Buffalo Niagara’s Day of Giving, takes place on the first day of spring. For 24 hours, people will be encouraged to make online donations to their favorite charities raising thousands of dollars for local causes. Support Preventionfocus by going to our Facebook page.

Learn more about Spring It On.

“We reach the community through events, high visibility campaigns in media & public spaces, and particularly through science-based and proven-effective classroom curriculum Model Programs.”

Our Government Partners and Collaborators

OASAS logo
Erie County Department of Mental Health logo
Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County logo
Western New York Chemical Dependency Consortium logo
Just Tell One logo
Just Talk it Over, PX21 logo
Best Self Recovery Community logo
Join the Conversation, Let's Talk Stigma logo
New York State Office of Children and Family Services logo
New York Council on Problem Gambling logo

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