Our Work


Coalition Name:

Building Unity through Community


“Meeting the needs of all Akron-Newstead residents and increasing the awareness of and access to supports and services.”

Focus Area(s):

Service Access, Transportation, Health & Wellness

Current Work:

The Building Unity through Community (BUTC) coalition is currently working on improving access to services through an annual resource fair and partnering with the Independent Health Foundation to implement a turn-key Good for the Neighborhood initiative. BUTC is also conducting surveys into the transportation challenges in the community, focused on young families and senior citizens, and making use of the responses to improve community connectivity.

Contact Info:

For more information contact Natalie Cook, Community Impact Coordinator, ncook@msntwny.org or (716) 830-5636.

Facebook: @BuildingUnitythroughCommunity