The Ford Friendship Express Program began in 1996, and it's our way of giving something substantial back to the people and organizations in the community we serve. The program assists charitable and non-profit organizations throughout Western New York. Our dealer association donates vehicles to help these organizations with their day-to-day operations.
Rochester, NY (Deadline: February 27, 2015) DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED! Applications due March 31, 2015
The application and guidelines for the 2015 program are now available for the following counties ONLY: Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne counties.
Both documents are available for download and are in Adobe Acrobat format:
Application and Agreement
Please read the Guidelines to see if your organization qualifies for the program. If your organization meets the eligibility requirements outlined in the guidelines, proceed to completing the application and agreement. Please try to provide all information requested in the space provided. Once the application and agreement are completed, print out and remember to attach copies of the documentation requested in Items #7 and #14.
Application and agreement must be signed and returned to the Ford Friendship Express Program, c/o Eric Mower and Associates, 50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 1300, Buffalo, NY, 14202, by March 31, 2015
, if the organization resides in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne counties to be eligible for consideration.
For more information on the 2015 Friendship Express Program, please contact:
Ford Friendship Express Program
c/o Eric Mower and Associates
50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 1300
Buffalo, NY 14202
In the past 19 years, we've donated to the organizations listed below:
Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services, Inc.
American Cancer Society
American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter
Amherst Senior Transportation Services
Aspire of WNY
Aurora Adult Day Services
Baker Victory Services
Be-A Friend Program/Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County
Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, serving Southtowns Meals on Wheels
Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo
Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora
Boys & Girls Club of Eden
Boys & Girls Club of Geneva
Boys & Girls Club of Holland
Boys & Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County
Boys & Girls Club of Orchard Park
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester
Boys & Girls Club of Springville
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns
Buffalo City Mission
Buffalo City Mission/Cornerstone Manor
Buffalo Museum of Science
Camp Good Days & Special Times
Canine Helpers for the Handicapped
Cantalician Center for Learning, Inc.
Cattaraugus Community Action
Cattaraugus County Department of Aging
Computers for Children
Cradle Beach Camp
Easter Seals NY
Erie City Mission
Family Help Center
Food Bank of Western New York
Friends of Night People
Goodwill Industries of Western New York, Inc.
Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
Greater Erie Area Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity/Buffalo
Health Association of Niagara County, Inc.
Healthy Community Alliance
Hickok Center for Brain Injury
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Buffalo
Ismailia Shrine Temple
Jericho Road Ministries
Kids Escaping Drugs
Language Development Program
League for the Handicapped
Meals on Wheels for Western New York, Inc.
Mercy Flight of Western New York
Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club
Old 1st Ward Community Association
Parents Anonymous of Buffalo and Erie County
Rochester Rehabilitation Center's Driver Evaluation and Training Program
Rochester St. Martin's Boxing Club, Inc.
Rural Transit Service, Inc.
Salvation Army - Buffalo Area Services
Salvation Army - Rochester Area Services
Schiller Park Community Services, Inc.
St. Luke's Mission of Mercy
Sub Board I
The Academy for Career Development
The Bristol Home
The Buffalo Zoo
The Franciscan Center
The Ronald McDonald House
The Sight Center of Northwest PA
Veterans Outreach Center, Inc.
Western New York Independent Living Project
Western New York United Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse Foundation
Wilson Commencement Park
YMCA of Greater Buffalo
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County
YWCA of Western New York