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At Just Buffalo Literary Center we believe in the love of reading, the art of writing and the power of the literary arts to change individual lives and communities. With your donation, you will join us in putting this vision into action.

If you believe that books change lives, reading is essential to democracy, and that creative writing unlocks our imaginations and gives us the tools to be free thinkers and innovators, help us bring together, engage and inspire all of WNY’s readers, writers and dreamers!

With your generous gift to Just Buffalo Literary Center, you help write the next chapter!

Other Ways to Give

A Gift in Honor of Someone Special. Consider a donation to Just Buffalo in honor, or in memory of, someone special, and we’ll send an acknowledgement of your gift.

A Gift for the Future. Consider naming Just Buffalo a beneficiary for even a small portion of your IRA, other retirement plan or life insurance policy. Giving through your will, bequest or other planned gift is a wonderful way to continue to shape the world long into the future. Doing so also makes you a part of Just Buffalo’s Creeley Society. If you have already included Just Buffalo in your estate plans, let us know so that we can include you in Creeley Society events.

Donate Stocks and Securities. Long-term appreciated stocks and securities are excellent ways to provide financial support and realize tax advantages or reductions in capital gains. Please contact Just Buffalo for more information on making a gift of stock or securities through Just Buffalo’s brokerage account.

Become a Corporate Supporter. Businesses of all sizes can partner with Just Buffalo. Your financial support or in-kind contribution helps us fulfill our mission and allows you to reach an influential audience.

Workplace Giving. You can designate donations to Just Buffalo through your participation in United Way, SEFA (for New York state employees), Combined Federal Campaign or other workplace-sponsored programs. Additionally, if your employer has a matching gift program, your donation goes even further!

Join the Literary Leadership Circle. The Literary Leadership Circle was created to recognize our most loyal and generous donors, and provide Just Buffalo Literary Center with the backing needed to consistently present literary programs of the highest quality. As a member of this committed group of friends, you receive exclusive invitations and special recognition. Literary Leaders support the mission of Just Buffalo Literary Center through a pledge of $5,000 or more (total) over a consecutive three-year period. Feel the satisfaction of knowing that you are the vanguard of excellent literary arts in Western New York–that you are strengthening our region through programs that enrich and inspire our community. Contact Just Buffalo for more information about joining the Literary Leadership Circle.

Donate by Mail. Feel free to send your donation to: Just Buffalo Literary Center, 468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203.

For information about any of these giving programs, or to request copies of our financial information, please contact us:

If you wish to discuss a donation in person, please contact Executive Director Laurie Dean Torrell by phone at (716) 861-9985 or by email at

Just Buffalo is a registered 501-c-3 non-profit organization, and your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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