Sergio Rodriguez

Activist • Advocate • Leader

Sergio Rodriguez learned the value of honest, hard-work from his family. These values were reinforced when he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, and have been at the heart of his grassroots community service. Sergio brings a fresh approach, new ideas and high energy as he serves in community organizations in the City of Buffalo.

Through the years Sergio has been involved with several charities, community groups and other good causes across the City of Buffalo. Below is a brief background detailing Sergio's involvement in the community and ways you can help to further his mission. 

A passion for serving the community

Sergio is passionate about serving the community in the City of Buffalo.  Over the past decade he has been involved in several locally-based community organizations.

Serving as President of the Los Tainos Senior Citizens Center, Sergio volunteers his time at this non-profit organization which provides services to low-income senior citizens on Buffalo's West Side. He also serves as chairman of the City of Buffalo Boy Scouts of America organization.

Additionally, he volunteers as a mentor at the Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court.  Sergio is the founding chairman of the Veterans and Military Friendly Schools Consortium of WNY, as well as the Hispanic American Veterans Memorial Committee of WNY.  

Continuing his volunteer efforts Sergio serves on the board of directors for several organizations.  These include: El Museo Art Gallery, The Boy Scouts of America Greater Niagara Frontier Council; and the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park.

Below are ways you can help Sergio continue to strengthen the community.

Here's how you can help make a difference...

Los Tainos Senior Citizens Center

Sergio has been the volunteer president of the board of Los Tainos Senior Citizens Center - an organization serving Buffalo's low income seniors - for several years. Please support Los Tainos Senior Citizens Center while shopping at The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Los Tainos.  You can also make a direct contribution via the organization's website at

Los Tainos' mission is to provide broad based services to low income senior citizens to improve their quality of life.  Los Tainos, founded by Anna Cotton - recipient of numerous community services awards - in 1968, is a unique organization of low income volunteer senior citizens who offer their assistance to other senior citizens and their families. Learn more about this valuable community organization at

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The Niagara Cafe, located at 525 Niagara Street is a committed community partner of Los Tainos.  Next time you visit, please consider dropping a few coins at the restaurant's donation box in support of Los Tainos. 

Buffalo District Boy Scouts of America

Sergio currently serves as Chairman of the City of Buffalo Boy Scouts of America organization. Below are some ways you can help and get involved with the local Boy Scouts organization in the City of Buffalo and throughout Western New York. 

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society