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Volunteer for Buffalo Toronto Public Media: Your Public Broadcasting Station!

Join the many volunteers who help make Buffalo Toronto Public Media come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fundraising activities. Join this dynamic group of people to give a hand or learn new skills. Work with fantastic people and contribute to a valuable community resource, your PBS station. It’s fun! It’s challenging!  It’s creative!

Whatever your interest, there’s a role for you. Previous experience is not necessary — we’ll train you. 

Dennis Penman with 2018 Volunteer of the Year Ed Gleason
Top Ten WNED | WBFO Volunteers 2015
Volunteer Mary Ellen Bookbinder

Community Service . . . Teambuilding . . . Camaraderie . . . Fun . . . Awareness

Our volunteers donated 8,676 hours of their time in 2019, saving a total of $220,631. Thank you!

TV and Radio Campaigns
During the campaigns, volunteers record pledges called in by viewers/listeners. The task is essential, but also great fun. Refreshments are provided. Open to volunteers age 16 or older.

Special Events
Volunteers are a vital part of the special events team. Roles include helping out with check-in and concessions, greeting event attendees and other tasks, as needed. We are always looking for more volunteers to help with events such as the WNED PBS Antiques Home Show, WBFO's Buffalo Blues Bash, WNED PBS Kid Fest, screening events and more.

Would you like to see your organization featured on TV?
Buffalo Toronto Public Media offers a prime opportunity for organizations that provide 10 or more volunteers for TV Membership Campaigns.

As a thank you, each group receives:
• On-air acknowledgements, group and individual camera shots
• A full-color graphic with your logo shown live on-air
• An on-air interview with a spokesperson from your organization, providing the opportunity to share your mission, product or service
• An acknowledgement on wned.org with a link to your website
• A unique team building activity for employees

Join Us

Find out more:
Please complete our online Volunteer Registration Form.

Dedicated WNED | WBFO Volunteers

WNED | WBFO relies on the support of donors. It’s because of you . . .
Thank you to the organizations who provided groups of volunteers for our recent TV Membership Campaign:

Friends of Harmony
Hamburg Rotary

Thank you to the restaurants for their generous donation of dinners to fuel our volunteers:

Buffalo’s Best Catering
Burrito Bay
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
Fat Bob's Smokehouse
The Grotto
Ilio DiPaolo's
JJs Casa Di Pizza
Pasquale's
Poppyseed Restaurant & Catering
Wiseguys Pizza

Special Thanks To:

Volunteers
Cabot