New website

Welcome to the new Drop-In Nation website! We’re so excited to be able to bring you a more interactive, easily maintained website experience. Be sure to stay tuned for all sorts of exciting news and updates about Drop-In Nation!

— The DIN Team


Drop-In Nation at TEDx

Drop-In Nation Executive Director Stacey Watson was recently invited to share our story at TEDxBuffalo! By all accounts, she brought down the house with a motivational powerhouse of a speech.

If you’d like Stacey to speak at your event or conference, please let us know!

Innovate, Motivate, Educate

The mission of Drop In Nation is to serve out of school youth as well as unemployed or underemployed adults. We accomplish this by providing holistic education, which includes life skills, and career-training opportunities in a collaborative community based setting.

Past news

Here is some Drop-In Nation news from our previous website:

  • Dr. Patricia Johnson, President of Drop-In Nation Education Center, was awarded the Rotary Foundation District Service Award!
  • Drop-In Nation is featured in the September 2011 issue of Buffalo Spree!
  • Drop-In Nation welcomed Dr. Richard Wall, Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Canisius College to our Board of Directors!
  • Grand Island Rotary to host Jazz, Dance, Food and Wine Pairings event at the Buffalo Launch Club on February 17th, 2012!
  • The DOVE restaurant is hosting a fundraising event for Drop-In Nation on March 12, 2012.
  • The Good Neighborhood and Merge restaurant’s monthy “Drop-In Sessions,” to benefit Drop-In Nation!