Gay & Lesbian Youth Services (GLYS) is funded through the NYS Department of Health, the NYS Office of Children & Family Services, United Way and S.E.F.A. donor choice options, and private donations.

DONATIONS:                                                                                                                      GLYS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Donations may be made through PayPal or sent to:
371 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202

Checks can be made out to GLYS or Gay & Lesbian Youth Services.                                      All gifts will be acknowledged in writing.

You can support GLYS through the “Donor Choice” option                                                     of payroll deduction program of the United Way, State Employee Federated Appeal (S.E.F.A./5700088), Combined Federal Campaign (C.F.C./68607)
(You must specify GLYS or enter the code  for GLYS.)

GLYS is able to accept donations of stock. For our brokerage account information necessary for the transfer of stocks, please contact our executive director Marvin L. Henchbarger at: 716.855.0221 or by email at:

These individuals and businesses helped make our 2012 GAYLA a huge success!  Please help us say “thank you” by supporting them.

Accounting Outsource Solutions
Jeanette M. Mahiques
business & personal tax preparation
1 Brighton Road
Tonawanda  14150
The accounting consultant for GLYS!

Ad Stuff
custom printed promotional products
Gordan Ballard
626 N. French Road, Suite #1
Amherst  14228

Amato, Fox & Company, PC
Tom Kurtz
36 Niagara Street
Tonawanda  14150
Amato, Fox is the GLYS audit firm!

Avenue Art & Frame
Dennis Wisniewski
441Delaware Avenue/Buffalo 14202

Bryant & Stratton College
Personal Education, Lifetime Success
since 1854

Capital Management Group of Niagara
Mark Catanese
6928 Williams Road
Niagara Falls,  NY  14304
Phone:  (716) 297.0981
(800) 651.7240
Fax:      (716) 297.5936

CARA Medical

CARA Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation
100 College Parkway/Suite 100

Changes Construction
Todd A. Patti
55 Mancester Place
Buffalo  14213

Change Consultants Hypnosis
June D. Lehman, LMSW, Hypnotherapist
1668 Amherst Stree
Buffalo  14214

Copier Fax Business Technologies, Inc.                                                                                  Mel Matthews, Senior V.P.                                                                                                      465 Ellicott Street Buffalo  14203                                                                               853.5000 ext. 18                                                                                                                                

Sheila S. Dickinson, Attorney & Counselor at Law
733 West Delavan Avenue, #2
Buffalo  14222

Embrace Western New York
Bringing us the spring Brunch each year!
EmbraceWNY provides support of GLYS (Equality & Justice Day, the GSA conference) as well as many other WNY organizations, gay and straight.  WNY students who are headed for college can apply for scholarships offered through EmbraceWNY:

E~ville Spirits & Wines
10 Monroe Street

Empire State Pride Agenda (ESPA)
Winning Equality and Justice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
New Yorkers and our Families

Firth Jewelers
Military Road/Niagara Falls
ask for Tom Lauri

Floss Agency, Inc.
Joe Floss, CIC, President
6465 Transit Road/P.O. Box 370
East Amherst  14051

Jeffrey Freedman Attorneys at Law
424 Main Street/Suite 622
Buffalo  14202
15 offices throughout WNY ~ call for a free consultation!

Gates Circle Wine & Liquor
1430 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo  14209

Glory Be to Kids
We are united in the belief that there is no greater cause then that of a child.  Glory Be to Kids strives to make a difference in the lives of children in need.

Bernadett M. Hoppe, Attorney at Law
The Littell House
137 Summer Street
Buffalo  14222

HSBC Bank – HSBC  Pride Network Committee

Just Buffalo Literary Center
“make contact with literature”
Market Arcade
617 Main Street, Suite 202A
Buffalo  14203

Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP
Shari Jo Reich, Esq.
14 Lafayette Square
Rand Building/Suite 510
Buffalo  14203

Jim Mack
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Holcberg Ltd
410 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo  14222

M&T Bank
Kevin Georger, Fountain Plaza Branch Manager
One Fountain Plaza
Buffalo  14203

Massage & Alternative Therapies
Dan Passanese LMT, CST, CRR
Brian Boos LMT, CST, CRR
Cynthia A. Humphrey LMT, CST, CRR
Military Road
Niagara Falls  14304

Michael F. Moraca Accounting & Tax Service
514 87th Street
Niagara Falls  14304
Mike is the President of the GLYS Board of Directors!

Louis J. Moran, LCSW~R
Counseling & Psychotherapy
531 Linwood Avenue
Buffalo  14209
Lou is the GLYS referral therapist!

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Helpline:  883.0384

Kay Patterson, LMHC
5820 Main Street/Suite 203
Williamsville  14221

Pignataro Financial Group
Lawrence F. Pignataro, Jr., CFP
President/Senior Financial Advisor
5949 Transit Road, Suite #2
Depew  14043
Support GLYS & its youth since 1999!

Planned Parenthood of Western New York
With locations:
Mobile Outreach Unit
Niagara Falls
North Tonawanda
West Seneca

Prima Pizza Pasta
Corner of Chippewa & Pearl Streets
The official pizza of GLYS!

The Pulmonary Group of WNY, LLP
297 Spindrift Drive, Suite 100
Williamsville  14221
Dr. Norman J. Sfeir, M.D.

Righteous Babe Foundation
Asbury Hall at Babeville has been the site of our GAYLA since 2006!

Laura V. Salwen, CSW, BCD
individual & couple therapy
2732 Main Street
Buffalo  14214

Lawley Insurance
Gary D. May, Account Executive
John James Audubon Parkway
Amherst  14226
GLYS’ source for general liability and disability insurance!

Talking Leaves Books
Buffalo’s oldest independent bookstore
3158 Main Street/Buffalo 14214     837.8554
951 Elmwood Avenue @ Bidwell/Buffalo 14222    884.9524

One HSBC Center, Suite 3737
Buffalo  14203
Charles F. Kreiner, Jr.
Senior VP ~ Investments

Richard P. Valentine, Attorney at Law
Rick is the VP of the GLYS Board of Directors!