Our Online Auction is LIVE! Register Now to Win a Custom Halloween Garden Stake (Value $75)

Last night we held our very first VIRTUAL Bid to Build fundraising event. While it was definitely different, it was so much fun to engage with YOU AT HOME building maker kits together. And it was especially nice to see familiar friendly faces we miss seeing at The Foundry. Thank you for joining us!

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Last Call for Bid to Build Tickets!

Last call for tickets to Bid to Build - Thursday, October 1st. Though it's virtual this year, we're doing a live Zoom session building a maker kit together which will be sent to participants along with a swag bag with items from our sponsors. We're also giving away samples from one of our youth entrepreneurs!

Plus, it all goes to a good cause...  
Thank you for your support!

If you're interested, tickets are on sale through Monday, September 21st.
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Foundry Findings - Workshops and More

Hello hello!
Here's a few bits of information I wanted to pass along to everyone. 
Don't forget to join us for our Facebook Live in the Woodshop with Knotty Moose Studio TOMORROW at 7pm!
-Jennifer 😷
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Halfway There! One Week Left for Bid to Build Tickets & LIVE Woodshop Demo w/ Knotty Moose Tomorrow Night!

Hello Foundry Friends!

We're halfway to Bid to Build 2020!

Not only does your donation support education and entrepreneurial programs (we are so grateful for your support...) but you also get to build your very own steampunk clock with us!⠀The last day to order is MONDAY - September 21st, don't miss out on the fun. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today.

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Join Us Tomorrow Night! LIVE Bid to Build Demo in the Textile Lab-7pm

Hello Foundry Friends!

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for our first Facebook LIVE event with the talented Sarah Fonzi. In case you missed it, you can watch it here.

This Thursday join us to learn more about Crochet Designer & Fiber Artist, Fierra Green, owner of GraFieTi, one our our Foundry Small Business Tenants.

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Foundry Launches Youth Entrepreneurship Program Sponsored by Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation

Foundry Launches Youth Entrepreneurship Program Sponsored by Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation 

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The Foundry Announces Fall Lineup of Virtual Maker Demos, to conclude with Annual Bid to Build Fundraiser

The Foundry announced its fall lineup of virtual maker events, leading up to their annual fundraiser, Bid to Build which will be held online this year on Thursday, October 1, from 7-9pm.

Live Online Makerspace Demos - Thursdays in September, 7pm

Every Thursday in September, The Foundry will host free online Facebook Live demonstrations celebrating the entrepreneurs and makers in the WNY community. Learn more about each woman maker - what they create, and how The Foundry helped to inspire their work. Check out The Foundry’s Facebook page for links to each individual event at www.facebook.com/thefoundrybuffalo/events

  • Sarah Fonzi, artist (Metalshop): 9/3 
  • Fierra Green, owner of Grafieti (Textile lab): 9/10 
  • Viktoria Ciostek, owner of Knotty Moose Studio (Woodshop): 9/17 
  • Amina Boyd, Foundry instructor (Tech lab): 9/24 

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Join Us Online for a LIVE Makerspace Demo in the Metalshop with Sarah Fonzi - Thursday, 9/3, 7pm

Each week leading up to Bid to Build we're hosting LIVE online demonstrations celebrating the women makers in our community spaces. Come learn more about what they create and how The Foundry inspired their work.

Thursday, September 3 at 7pm - Live Demo in the Metalshop w/ Sarah Fonzi @TheFoundry

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Join us (at home) for BID TO BUILD 2020!

During these last few months of COVID-19 our students embraced the world of remote learning and our tenants continued to run their small businesses with the addition of new safety protocols. While nothing can replace hands-on learning in our makerspaces, we have successfully been able to adapt and forge ahead, building a new future. But now we need your help to keep this momentum going.

Join us (at home!) as we celebrate Bid to Build 2020 @TheFoundry.

Bid to Build 2020 Tickets - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!

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Youth Programming - Fall 2020 @TheFoundry

It's hard to believe but Summer is winding down - time to focus on our upcoming Fall Programming for Youth and Young Adults. 


This afterschool program for young adults starts in mid-September and is generously sponsored by the CIMINELLI REAL ESTATE CORPORATION




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