Video Gallery

The Oishei Foundation is proud to present photos and videos that illustrate outcomes of our funding and/or leadership initiatives. Sign up for our email listto receive our electronic updates so you'll know when our newest photos and videos have been posted.

Students with developmental disabilities at the Heritage Centers Maryvale School in Cheektowaga took part in a special celebration to thank the John R. Oishei Foundation for a $650,000 challenge grant that will improve the school building.


Project SOAR, Cradle Beach's school-based educational program, is grounded in the philosophy that students who are engaged with peers from diverse backgrounds in an active learning environment will develop the skills they need to succeed in school, career, and life. Cradle Beach is led by Tim Boling, another Oishei Leader.


BALLE(Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) brought their yearly conference to Buffalo this past June with support from Oishei. It was an amazing amalgamation of site tours, bus rides and panel discussions. You might recognize our own “localist” at the 3 minute, 43 second mark.


Oishei Leaders is a leadership development and relationship building initiative created by The John R. Oishei Foundation. It is a uniquely unstructured effort that brings local nonprofit leaders together for the purposes of building synergies, exchanging best practices, and generating new ideas for improving our community. This video series talks about the program and features some our Oishei Leaders and their work:

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Mobile Safety-Net TeamSupervisor Jeffrey Pirrone tells us about the program:


Hear from and see our 2010 Oishei High School Scholarship recipients in this four-part video series:

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