We're looking for a few amazing 10th & 11th graders to join us at The Foundry this Spring!

Can you help us spread the word? Please forward to anyone you think might be interested in learning more about the business of making! This program is offered FREE of charge for students enrolled thanks to the generous support of the Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation.

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Can You See It? The End of 2020!

Can you see it? It's the end of 2020 - hooray! In spite of the pandemic, youth and adults continued to discover making and entrepreneurship at The Foundry this year. And that only happened because of your generosity and your belief in The Foundry's mission.

Your financial support today guarantees that The Foundry remains a place of inspiration, innovation and opportunity during (and after!) the pandemic. Click here to make an end of year donation!

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Shop for One-of-a-Kind Gifts - Made by Our Youth Entrepreneurs

We are so excited to share two handmade items created by students in our Youth Entrepreneurship Program (sponsored by Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation)

These *exclusive* necklaces and bracelets can be found online at our Holiday Market. Prices include shipping & handling.
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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!
WEAR YOUR MASKS!
-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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