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Student Emergency Relief Fund
Relief Fund recipient

Relief Fund recipient

June 5, 2020

The SUNY Niagara Foundation Office has continued to work tirelessly to raise funds for our students who are struggling with financial hardships caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. As of today, the SUNY Niagara Foundation has raised $15,000 to support 150 current students. Each student has received a $100 gift card to help purchase groceries, medicine, and other basic necessities.

This offering puts only a small dent in the mounting bills our students are facing due to unemployment and other hardships. Making even a small contribution can ensure that students do not have to choose between buying groceries for their families and maintaining the internet connection necessary to do their studies.

SUNY Niagara has now been provided with an incredible opportunity to double our donations and your impact on the Student Emergency Relief Fund! The SUNY Impact Foundation has promised to match dollar for dollar any gift made to the Relief Fund up to a total of $50,000 if made before July 1, 2020. Our goal is to maximize this match opportunity to provide as many students as possible relief from their financial struggles. Your support is crucial in ensuring successful outcomes for our students and they are counting on us!

Donations can be made online by visiting or checks can be made payable to the SUNY Niagara Foundation, 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn, NY 14132. If you have any questions, please email Deb Brewer, SUNY Niagara Foundation Director, at or call 716-438-6388.

Media Contact Information

Allison Korta
Foundation Assistant Director
Phone: 716-614-6231