Cradle Beach provides hope, opportunities and life changing experiences for children with special needs and children who are economically disadvantaged to help them reach their full potential.
Where Children’s Spirits Soar
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Project S.O.A.R.

On a daily basis we bring mentoring, tutoring and academic support program to 230 children in four Buffalo Public Schools. Learn More

Summer Camp

We provide a healthy environment and organized activities in an atmosphere of love and acceptance. 2020 Summer Camp Dates & Camp Applications are now available. Learn More

Living Classrooms

Living Classrooms serves children ages 5-18 to provide informal Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) focused programming. Learn More

Respite Weekends

Our staff provides a fun filled weekend getaway for individuals with special needs. Respite weekends are offered in the Fall and Spring. 2020 Respite Dates & Applications are now available. Learn More

Our Core Values

We uphold these core values in our own work; they represent what we believe in, what we stand for, and how we approach everything we do.

Continuous Improvement
We strive for excellence in all we do for our staff, children, parents, and donors.
Commitment
We are “all in” and are willing to sacrifice and go the “extra mile” in our work for those we serve, stakeholders, and with our colleagues.
Diversity
We seek to understand, accept, and respect one another’s differences and those that we serve.
Teamwork
We believe in assisting each other to be successful for the benefit of the team and those we serve.
Changing Lives
We believe it is possible and that we all play a part in changing lives and that is the reason why Cradle Beach exists.

Penguin Run

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Location: Classics’ V Banquet Center

On Sunday, January 26, 2020 some of Buffalo’s most dedicated walkers and runners will brave the winter weather and take to the streets around Classics V Banquet Center on Niagara Falls Blvd. and walk/run for a great cause – Cradle Beach!

All proceeds from the Penguin Run directly benefit the Cradle Beach programs and services offered to over 1,200 children with disabilities and those who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

**Early Bird Registration**- Register for our 26th Annual Penguin Run 5k before January 1st for just $35!! Also when you register before January 1st you will be entered to win a $50 gift card! Registration after January 1st- $40

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Cradle Beach is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization
Cradle Beach Provides Services All Year-Round
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