Donate to Heart of the City Neighborhoods

Your Contribution Helps Revitalize Buffalo’s Lower West Side!

Our organization greatly benefits from the generous contributions of people who care as much about Buffalo’s Lower West Side as much as we do. If you’d like to be part of our effort to revitalize and develop this historic neighborhood, click the Donate Here link below to safely contribute.


Privacy Policy: Heart of the City Neighborhoods will use your personal information only for the purpose for which it was submitted- to provide you with a charitable contribution recognition letter. Heart of the City Neighborhoods does not sell or share any personal information collected. Personal information is accessible only by staff designated to handle your request.

Purchase Heart of the City Lower West Side T-Shirts

$8 of every t-shirt sale will be donated to Heart of the City Neighborhoods to go towards community events, neighborhood beautification projects, and of course, supporting the creation of more quality, affordable housing. Click the Purchase T-Shirts link below to select and buy Lower West Side t-shirts.



Help Effortlessly Support HOCN!

GoodSearch and GoodShop
Download the new Heart of the City Neighborhoods toolbar – once added to Internet Explorer or Firefox, each time you shop at more than 1,600 stores (from Amazon to Zazzle!) a percentage of your purchase will automatically be donated to Heart of the City Neighborhoods – at no cost to you (and you may even save money as the toolbar provides coupons and deals as well!). The toolbar also has a search box and each time you search the Internet, about a penny is donated to Heart of the City Neighborhoods. Download the toolbar by clicking here!

If you are doing any online shopping through, you can now start at AmazonSmile    Through AmazonSmile, at no cost to you, Amazon makes a donation for every eligible purchase you make to HOCN.  It’s free and it’s easy!  Just select “Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc.” as your charity, or follow this link:

If you already have an account, you still need to start at  Just plug in your login and password and select Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc as your charity of choice.  Once selected, all eligible purchases will be registered to benefit our organization every time you purchase through AmazonSmile!