GRAND ISLAND, N.Y.—On March 20, Buffalo Sector presented a check for $2,200 to Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides children and families affected by cancer and other life challenges year-round events and activities, and summer camping experiences at their recreational facility on Keuka Lake. All of the programs and services at the Camp are offered free of charge, and funded through donations.
Every year, Buffalo Sector hosts an annual golf tournament dedicated to raising funds in support of Camp Good Days and Special Times. Since 2004 the tournament has been able to raise $27,900 to help ensure the children and families at Camp Good Days and Special Times continue to participate in the Camp's services for free.
As vested members of the border community, Buffalo Sector Border Patrol is committed to supporting local organizations to help those in need. Throughout the year, local agents participate in the Toys for Tots, food and blood drives, Special Olympics and other various fundraising events. Agents also support community outreach programs designed to educate the public on the organizational structure and mission of the Border Patrol through open-dialogue forums such as the Citizen's Academies, recruitment and academia events, town halls and meetings with key stakeholders.
To learn more about the Buffalo Sector, their fundraising events and/or community outreach programs currently in place, please contact the Public Affairs Office at (716) 774-8604. Individuals may also follow Buffalo Sector on Twitter @CBPBuffalo for updated news and events.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.