Centennial AME Zion Church
Give $27.00 - $127 Help Us Raise $50,000.00 "SUPPORT AND GIVE TO PROJECT 127" What is Project 127? 'A GOOD PLACE TO GIVE' Project 127 is a Capital Campaign aimed at restoring and renovating the Centennial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, our place of worship. We are reaching out to individuals, businesses, and organizations, seeking their generous donations and sponsorship to support this endeavor. The goal of the campaign is to address critical issues such as the replacement of our deteriorating roof, as well as other structural repairs, i.e. (sanctuary ceiling) that have been caused by the persistent leaks. By undertaking these renovations, we aim to bring our place of worship up to the operating code and create a safe and welcoming environment for the community. We are located on the Eastside at 127 Doat St. in Buffalo, NY 14211. We kindly request your support in considering us as we work to preserve and enhance our cherished place of worship. As an integral part of our community, our organization is dedicated to leading and serving the people by fostering capacity building, equity, and diversity. Our heartfelt desire is to provide a safe and secure space within our place of worship, where individuals can find purpose and belonging. Our overarching goal is to create opportunities that address the diverse needs of all members of our community. As, we thrive to revitalize our place of worship with Phase One of our "Capital Campaign" your giving will assist us to develop and create a new multi-purpose sanctuary and renovate other spaces within the building to be able to offer ‘Community Resources’ this will include (after-school tutoring for at-risk youth (in collaboration with college students), an enrichment program, trauma & resilience counseling, a health advocacy program and music program. We will also create programs for our elderly and formerly incarcerated individuals. Our building is over (4000 sq feet). With your giving to Project 127 we will be able to complete our renovations in our place of worship on the corner of Doat St and Goembel Ave. We need your donations to support this project and help as we offer our place of worship as a beacon of light and refuge in a very underserved community on the Eastside of Buffalo, NY. "We are a Church with a Heart to Serve the Community for Christ." Together, we can work towards building a stronger, more inclusive community where everyone has the opportunity to flourish. We deeply appreciate your support in helping us fulfill our mission and make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve. By supporting this project with your generous donations, you will not only contribute to the revitalization of our building but also enable us to make a lasting impact on the lives of individuals, empowering them to live a life of quality and fulfillment. Your contributions will help us create an environment where individuals can thrive and access the resources and support, they need. For further information about the rich history of our place of worship built in 1910, (built by architect Jacob Oberkircher) visit website. https://www.camezc127.org/ the building is a combination of styles including, Gothic Revival Style, Greek Revival Style, and Romanesque Style. The buildings ubiquitous pointed arches and quatrefoil patterns are in the tracery of large stained-glass windows. Check out the impact we have made in the community, we invite you to explore our website. https://www.camezc127.org/ Thank you for considering “Project 127” and for your potential contribution. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and the community as a whole. We are a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization. EIN - 22 2543131 after donating a receipt will instantly be emailed. Future Plans: Phase II With your continued support we will work toward Phase II that will involve a new construction and development on the corner of Doat St and Goembel Ave. We will build on our vacant parcels a "Community Resource Hub Center" to include community space, affordable apartments, office spaces and also a coffee shop and bookstore. We need your donations and support as we offer our place of worship as a beacon of light and refuge in a thriving community on the Eastside of Buffalo, NY. "We are a Church with a Heart to Serve the Community for Christ." Join “Project 127” We need funding, partners, donors, sponsors, a contractor volunteers, and more.You can support and Join “Project 127” by leaving your contact information or by emailing us at centennialamez127@gmail.com