Through fund raisers and the kind of generosity of friends of this organization, Hope For Tomorrow has raised funds which will enable it to function and to sponsor medically needy individuals. Candidates who may qualify for consideration for help by the Hope For Tomorrow Foundation should contact the organization through:

Hope For Tomorrow Foundation
PO Box 187
Williamsville, NY 14231
Your continuing support for this worthy cause is very much appreciated. Your generous donations, which will enable us to reach our goals, can be sent to the Hope For Tomorrow Foundation at the above address.

Hope For Tomorrow Board of Directors

Jeffrey Meilman - M.D., F.A.C.S.

Board Secretary
Cynthia Guzik

Michele Patterson Ph.D


George A. Berbary
Allexander Campanella
sula E. Campanella
Jack Huebschmann. M .D.
Hratch Karamanoukian, M.D.
Janet Long
Brian Rusk
Richard Slisz
Robert J. Smolinski, M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Meilman
Dr. Jeffrey Meilman is a board certified plastic surgeon who has practiced for 20 years in Amherst, New York. For 10 years he has traveled the world donating his surgical services and convincing other doctors to do the same.

He has become internationally recognized and respected for his innovative and charitable surgeries. Dr. Meilman is a graduate of the University of Rochester Medical School and is active on the staff of many Buffalo hospitals. He has had exclusive surgical training at major universities including McGill University, University of Rochester, Albany Medical School, University of Illinois and State University of New York at Buffalo. He has had special training in cancer surgery at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, New York.

Serving as a surgeon in the United States Air Force in Korea, his experiences sensitized him to the plight of the injured and deformed.

Dr. Meilman has been invited to speak all over the world. He has received numerous awards and has been recognized by many local and international organizations for his charitable surgical work, caring for patients who cannot afford needed treatment. He has been honored by the Masons, the Pulaski Association, Veterans and religious groups. He is the recipient of the prestigious Sir James Carreras Award for Pediatric Medicine given by Variety Club International.

Dr. Meilman exemplifies all of the finest attributes of a physician and surgeon. His work has touched the lives of many children who would have had to go through life disfigured. Donating his services and God-given talents, Dr. Meilman has given many young people around the globe a brighter future. He has never been unwilling to share his expertise when called upon. Dr. Jeffrey Meilman has truly earned the respect of his colleagues and gratitude of his many national and international patients.

Hope For Tomorrow Chairman Dr. Jeffrey Meilman announces that the Foundation will donate cosmetic surgery up to 5 Western New York children who have been victims of bullying or who suffer severe loss of self-esteem because of their physical appearance. 
The applicants must be between the ages 6-16.  They must be healthy enough for surgery.  The potential recipient must not have the financial means nor be eligible for insurance coverage for cosmetic surgery.
Interested parties may apply on-line at or call Michele Patterson at 716-908-8008 for an application.

Here are the forms you will need to send.
Click on each of the links below, save to your computer, fill out forms, sign and mail.
Photos should also be mailed with the application.


PO Box 187 Williamsville, NY 14231

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