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    GALA 22:6

    Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

    Reception 5:30pm | Dinner 6:30pm


    Learn how to become a sponsor for this year's Gala by clicking here


    Gala 22:6 raises funds solely dedicated to needs-based tuition assistance for students attending Catholic elementary schools throughout Western New York.

    • 1,730 students attended Catholic schools for the 2016/2017 school year through this Diocesan scholarship assistance effort, with an average grant of $1,100.
    • The 2017 Gala 22:6 raised approximately 35% of these funds.
    • The average family income of these recipients is $32,680.
    • Average tuition has increased by 7%, while average family income has decreased by 7.7%.
    • There are far too many families currently on the waiting list for financial assistance.