Second Annual Borrow, Build & Brunch Fundraiser

Tickets are just $10. Get yours today!
Tickets are just $10. Get yours today!

As many of you know, the Tool Library is an all-volunteer nonprofit tool-lending library located off of Main Street in Buffalo’s University Heights neighborhood. We believe that cost shouldn’t be a barrier to fixing up your home, growing your own food, or improving your community.

We maintain thousands of tools (pressure washers, power drills, saws, sanders, etc.) that members can borrow for a small annual fee. We also engage volunteers in workshops and service events that leverage our tools — things like tree plantings, neighborhood clean-ups, public art installations, and “repair cafes” where people bring in broken items to be fixed.

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Tool Library will host our annual Borrow, Build & Brunch fundraiser at St. Joseph’s University School on Main Street. The event will feature food, fun, a basket raffle, a report on what The Tool Library accomplished in 2019, and more.

Tickets are $10 for adults and children over 12, and we are asking guests to purchase tickets in advance:


This event is critical to keeping our doors open, our memberships affordable, and our work out in the community possible. None of this would be possible without YOUR support!

P.S. If you can’t make it to the brunch but would like to support the Tool Library, you can donate online! Our 2018 annual report and this list of ongoing projects have more information on the Tool Library and our work to build community.