Thank you to all of our partners who help us further our mission.

Our Employer Partners

Be Your Own Hero is proud to team up with a large and diverse group of employer partners.

These partners assist in our mission by:

  • Providing employment opportunities for students
  • Attending our Skilled Trades Career Fair
  • Donating funds to help offset the cost of our programs and courses for participants

See our employer partners below and how we support each other in helping our students and young adults achieve their best career lives.

Presenting Sponsor

Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills

Platinum Sponsors


M&T Bank

Raffle Sponsor

Hybrid Building Solutions

Hybrid Buiding Solutions

Gold Sponsor

general motors

General Motors

Silver Sponsor



Community Supporters/Donors

Uniland Development

RP Oakhill Building Company

RP Oakhill Construction

Lamparelli Construction

Lamparelli Construction

2024 Career Fair Attendees

  • T-Mark Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling
  • Brawdy Construction
  • Tri-R Mechanical Services
  • Capital Heat Inc
  • John W. Danforth
  • Trane Technologies
  • Midland Asphalt
  • The MJA Company
  • Northland Contracting
  • Gypsum Systems
  • Building and Construction Trades Council of Buffalo & Vicinity
  • UA local 22 Plumbers, Steamfitters, Welder & HVAC Service Techs
  • Turner and Gilbane Joint Venture
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 3 NY
  • Roofers Local 74
  • SMART Local 71
  • Frey Electric Construction Company
  • Iroquois Construction Services
  • Buffalo Construction Consultants
  • Hybrid Building Solutions
  • Cold Spring Construction
  • Montante Group
  • Kimil Construction
  • CTS Contracting
  • Lehigh Construction Group
  • D.V. Brown and Associates
  • BRD Construction
  • Metalico, Inc.
  • Wendt Corporation
  • The Krog Group
  • Alta Construction Equipment of NY
  • Campus Construction Management Group
  • Javen Construction
  • Admar Supply
  • Construction Exchange
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • Ellicott Development
  • Hamburg Overhead Door
  • CHBWV (CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley)
  • Stark Technology
  • SUNY Erie
  • Niagara University School of Hospitality
  • Odoo
  • Tech Buffalo
  • Ingram Micro
  • PCA Technology Group
  • SUNY Erie
  • Trocaire College
  • Moog
  • Cimolai
  • CutCo
  • Taber Industries
  • Astronics
  • Seal and Design, Inc.
  • Kistner Concrete Products
  • Great Lakes Cheese
  • Olean Business Development
  • General Motors/ UAW
  • Heritage Christian Services
  • Kenworth Northeast
  • Sonwil Distributions
  • Gabe’s Collision
  • R.J. Watson, Inc.
  • Bulldog Manufacturing
  • Hazmat Environmental Group Inc.
  • BestSelf Behavioral Health
  • Seneca Gaming
  • Six Flags Darien Lake
  • Dinosaur BBQ
  • United States Army
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Lawley Insurance
  • M & T Bank
  • Boston Valley Terra Cotta

Our Educational Partners

Our educational partners are absolutely key in reaching out to the students in the school districts and colleges of New York State. While we are lucky to currently collaborate with the school districts below, Be Your Own Hero is always looking to increase our footprint and reach more and more students.

Please email to become an educational partner today!

Thank you to those schools that signed up to attend our 2024 job fair:

  • Alden High School
  • Brocton Central School
  • Burgard High School
  • Byron-Bergen Jr. Sr. High School
  • CA BOCES CTE Center at Ellicottville
  • Cattaraugus – Little Valley CSD
  • Cheektowaga Central High School
  • Depew High School
  • East Aurora High School
  • Ellicottville Central School
  • Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES – Carrier Center
  • Erie 2 BOCES- LoGuidice Center
  • Franklinville Central School
  • Frontier
  • Gowanda High School
  • Grand island Senior HS
  • Hamburg High School
  • Hinsdale Central School
  • Hutch Tech HS
  • Jamestown High School
  • John F. Kennedy High School
  • Kenmore East
  • Kenmore West
  • Lackawanna HS
  • Lake Shore Senior High
  • McKinley High School
  • Olean Career and Technical Education Center
  • Orchard Park High School
  • Orleans Career and Tech Center Medina
  • Ormsby Educational Center
  • Portville Central
  • Southwestern Central High School
  • St. Francis High School
  • Sweet Home
  • Tonawanda Middle High School
  • YouthBuild Buffalo


Be Your Own Hero would like to sincerely thank and acknowledge the various associations across New York State that partner with us to help bring our Mission to fruition.

Make a Donation

Together, we really can make a difference!

At Be Your Own Hero, our mission is to serve as the bridge to employment for young adults.

Please help us ensure that our vision comes to fruition by donating and helping the workforce of today AND tomorrow get the head-start they deserve.