A center that builds the community by providing services and programs for all ages to enjoy.
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Welcome to the C. Dee Wright Community Center

Wright Community Center - is open in a limited capacity now, with covid guidelines, and  we are working very hard to organize and set up additional food support in our community as soon as possible. Both The Director, Board Members of the Wright Center and  REACH,  volunteers know how the situation is in our community.

Wright Board approval and permission , the REACH Organization, served 2170 summer breakfast and lunch meals in our community from 7/13-8/13/2020.  We have heard from parents and students, about the Food support worries in our community, and they have not gone unnoticed,

REACH FEEDMORE WNY
Mobile Food Day
October 28th, 11am - 1pm, Akron Newstead residents Masonic Parking Lot, behind the Wright Center, verbal sign in, Open to all ages. Family Farm Box and 2 other items. Questions - Call Director Judy 716.536.1261

Wright Center - Happy Halloween Treat Bags, with a personal handwritten message of encouragement, for our local kids in our Community !!! Inside treat bags we have halloween pencils and treats, bags are personally decorated and stapled shut for covid safety. Bags will be given out Halloween Night from 6 - 8pm, outside the Wright Center, 11 Church St, limited amount, to donate please call Judy Director 716-536-1261.

Kids Birthday Corner now coming to you!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY - LET'S CELEBRATE YOU!!!! Any parent that would like to celebrate their Child's Birthday, 0-18 yrs, Please send a photo 2 weeks in advance and a picture will be posted on the Wright Community Center FB page for the whole town to see!! Please send photos to Director Judy Moore @ judymoore6963@gmail.com    Our Wright Community Center is here to celebrate You!!!!!

Akron-Newstead-Clarence Tender Paws Pet Food Pantry.  All distributions have been cancelled.  If you need pet food, please call for an appointment for a drive by pickup. Please call Founder -President - Judy Moore @ 716-536-1261.

Residents Advocacy - Since 2019, I have helped all the tenants in our Mobile Home Park Communities, and Renters across NY State, with  Rent Cap Regulations, and co wrote the 3% Rent Cap Bill #5763 with Paul Bologna and Mike Norris,  and I am very proud to call Akron, My Home Town Community. I will continue to advocate to help you all in any way I can.

Rent Help during the Virus Update - Governor Como informed all renters of the rent forgiveness for 90 days.  Please  call your landlord, and discuss your personal situation, and ask for help and their understanding during this difficult time.

Hearts & Hands - offices not opened for the next 10 weeks. They are taking phone calls only for Medical and grocery trips, and they are also doing Friendly Phone Calls to Clients during this time.  All other businesses through phone calls only. Please call Tabitha directly.

Newsteader on FB - constant updates and posting places that clients have been contaminated at.

Family to Family Support - With Naomi - she is available for support services, out reach, crisis and peer support, please call her directly.

Alzheimer's Support Group -   Please call Patty, the Association is halting all person meetings until further notice, but will offer a teleconference line 24/7, the phone number is  1-800-272-3900.