HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The Police Athletic League of Buffalo, Inc. (PAL) is a not-for-profit organization that provides youth of the City of Buffalo with recreational, educational, cultural, environmental and preventive program activities in structured, supervised and organized settings, using professional recreation and law enforcement personnel, in an effort to provide leadership, direction and an opportunity for those youth to become responsible, successful adults. In 2016, Advance2000 sponsored 10 and under, 12 and under and 15 and under PAL basketball teams. This sponsorship went towards things such as uniforms and activities for the teams. Advance2000 understands the importance of impacting kids at an early age and look forward to expanding this relationship in the future.

Can my company make a difference too?

You bet! It’s very easy to give back. Here are some FAQs to help you get started:

Is the PAL Nationwide?

Yes, most cities have a local PAL that provides simi programs and activities. Some of our employees are products of PAL programs throughout the US and some of our children participate in PAL programs to this day.

How do we reach out to the PAL?

In the Buffalo area, the PAL can be reached using the contact information below, in any other locale, a quick internet search will bring up information regarding your local PAL:

POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE OF BUFFALO, INC. 65 Niagara Square, 21st Floor Buffalo, NY 14202 Telephone: 716-851-4615  Fax: 716-851-4628 email: PoliceAthleticLeague@city-buffalo.com

What else do I need to know?

Most people associate the PAL with sports, but the PAL also provides educational programs, arts and crafts, field trips, holiday parties and a host of other activities. Recently the Buffalo PAL began an engineering for kids program, to provide the youth with more exposure to technology. More information about this program can be found at the link below:

http://buffalopal.com/science-centers/

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