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Junior Achievement

Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Western New York provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

Junior Achievement in Your Community

Junior Achievement of Western New York counts on our many supporters—including schools, donors, and volunteers—to accomplish our work in the community. We are committed to providing an environment full of diversity and free of bias.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Formed in 2020, the DEI/Volunteer Recruitment Committee purpose is to make Junior Achievement of Western New York a more inclusive organization.

Learn More About Our Commitment to DEI

Funders and Partners

Our work would not be possible without the generous support of many - including schools, volunteers, and donors.

Learn More About our Funders and Partners

Junior Achievement of Western New York Spotlight

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Read All About It!

We are proud to present our 2020-2021 JA Progress Report. Click through to learn more about how Junior Achievement of Western New York impacts our community's youth through program delivery in local schools and community centers via a network of volunteers.

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View the details for JA Stock Market Challenge WNY

JA Stock Market Challenge WNY

  Where: Virtual
 When: Tuesday, November 01, 2022 8:00 AM

Presented by Wells Fargo, a virtual & unpredictable ride through the highs & lows of the real stock market! Students have 30 days to play the market & compete for prizes.

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JA Stock Market Challenge WNY
View the details for JA Inspire™ Virtual

JA Inspire™ Virtual

  Where: Virtual
 When: Tuesday, November 01, 2022 8:00 AM

JA Inspire™ Virtual is a collaboration of education & industry leaders throughout the 33-county region of JA Western & Central NY, focused on providing 1000s of students w/ the tools they need for future success.

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JA Inspire™ Virtual
View the details for JA Bowl-a-thon WNY

JA Bowl-a-thon WNY

  Where: Multiple locations, dates, and times
 When: Saturday, March 04, 2023 12:30 PM

We are returning to our signature bowling fundraiser for its 37th year!

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JA Bowl-a-thon WNY
11181
Students Reached Locally
2021-2022
481
Classes Locally
2021-2022
240
Volunteers Locally
2021-2022
95
Schools Reached Locally
2021-2022
63568
Contact Hours Locally
2021-2022

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Western New York.

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