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For many, the symbol of Christmas is a good family meal. But for less fortunate people, they can't do it themselves. That's where an array of community agencies step in and provide meals and Christmas presents in the spirit of the season.

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A new facility to help homeless men get back on their feet is moving closer to reality at Tupper and Oak streets in downtown Buffalo.

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The Buffalo City Mission is planning to construct a new One-Stop Community Center on East Tupper Street. Thursday, a local restaurateur and hotel owner pledged $200,000 to fund a wing within that building to support displaced veterans.

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Erie County is bringing in large quantities of the Hepatitis A vaccine, in the wake of discovering a client of the Buffalo City Mission has been diagnosed with the disease.

Buffalo City Mission

Buffalo City Mission has permission to put together its financial package for a new building, but it is a different building and different services than when it started as a soup kitchen nearly a century ago.

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City Mission wants to expand at its current location, a move officials believe will continue to thin the ranks of the area's homeless.

'Code Blue' in effect through Friday at City Mission

Jan 22, 2013

Buffalo's City Mission says it will continue its 'code blue' through Friday as the frigid weather continues.