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Introducing 'The Rebound Buffalo,' a commitment from 7 Eyewitness News to Western New York

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Posted at 2:12 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 17:27:03-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The people of Western New York are tough. We are resilient. We are Buffalo Strong. We are facing the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic together, and we will come out of it a better, stronger community than before.

7 Eyewitness News is committed to help guide you and your family through these challenges. In the weeks and months ahead, we are focusing on Buffalo's resurgence from the coronavirus pandemic with a new initiative called "The Rebound Buffalo."

Whether it's helping you find a job, make ends meet, manage the pressure, or ensure the people in power in your community are doing what's right-- 7 Eyewitness News will continue to listen to you and get you answers.

You can find the following content on The Rebound Buffalo:

  • Hiring 716: Getting Back to Work - Our Hiring 716 job board continues to be updated by essential businesses. We'll also point out and profile new employment and job training opportunities.
  • Making Ends Meet - We're bringing you updates on stimulus checks, unemployment insurance, and financial tips from the experts.
  • Managing the Pressure - Families are experiencing significant financial and emotion stress right now. We're sharing expert advice on managing that stress safely and healthily.
  • Doing What's Right - Western New Yorkers are relying on people in power-- elected leaders on the local, state and national level-- to do what's right. The 7 Eyewitness News I-Team is seeking to make sure they're held accountable to you.

In a time when we can't be together face-to-face, we know staying connected is all the more important. We've created a new "The Rebound Buffalo" Facebook group to help you connect with your friends and neighbors and help you lead the conversation on Buffalo's rebound.