Dear Friend of Disability Community,

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law and discrimination against people with disabilities became illegal.  In 1980, The Western New York Independent Living Project, Inc. opened its doors at 3108 Main Street and began providing programs and services for all people with disabilities throughout all eight counties of WNY.  With all the services provided throughout the years, we have reached a time to Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the ADA becoming a law!

Therefore, Western New York Independent Living, Inc. and many community organizations will be celebrating this important occasion on July 27, 2019 at Canalside, Buffalo, NY. In recognition of this and to raise awareness, WNY Independent Living, Inc. as a family of agencies, along with many community partners will be hosting the celebration. During this celebration, we will be holding WNY Independent Living's Fourth Disability Pride Parade and Festival in Downtown Buffalo, starting right behind City Hall at 10:30 a.m.

Admission is free and open to all persons with disabilities. WNY Independent Living, Inc. and our community partners expect over 1,200 participants and have many local agencies collaborating with this event.

As a vendor at this function, your company would be able to display the various goods and/or services that you provide. If you are interested in coming to this event, please fill out the form below or download, print, and return to Marykate Waringa at 3108 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14214. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Marykate at 716-836-0822 ext 146, or email at

Vendor or Informational Table

If you are a business or non-profit and you would like to have a table as a vendor at the event, the cost for a table is $25.00.

Vendors are encouraged to bring a basket raffle item to be raffled off at the Disability Pride Festival. 

This donation will be given away every half hour from the main stage. 

Vendor Price Includes:
•    Informational table and two chairs 
•    Listing of Vendor information on the map of the event
•    Organizational Name listed online

PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!   $25.00 vendor registration


All vendors: Table fee is $25.00 plus an optional gift-donation.

Fee payment to:  WNY Independent Living, Inc. 3108 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14214.
Table space and a chair will be provided. 

Please submit to Marykate Waringa by July 1, 2019 at or mail to:   

WNY Independent Living, Inc.  c/o: Marykate – Disability Pride Festival                     
3108 Main Street,  Buffalo 14214-1384