Coloring Book Spreads CO Awareness


Coloring Book Spreads CO Awareness

“Be CO Safe,” a coloring and activity book, aims to educate children on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.

This season, the Amanda Hansen Foundation is continuing the fight against the dangers of this odorless gas, prompting Western New York residents to install carbon monoxide detectors.

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Beer Blast Event - Oct. 29

Friends of Amanda Hansen Foundation are holding a BEER BLAST on Saturday, October 29th at

Doc Sullivan’s
474 Abbott Rd
Buffalo, New York 14220


We are asking if your business would like to make a $25.00 donation as a...Read More »

CO Detector Giveaway!

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How CO Can Build Up In a Boat

Larger boats, such as houseboats, sometimes have generators that vent toward the rear of the boat. This venting poses a danger of CO poisoning to people on the rear swim deck or water platform. On larger boats CO builds up above the water near the water platform. CO that builds...Read More »

Red Cross Working with AHF


Red Cross Working with Amanda Hansen Foundation to Install CO Detectors with Smoke Alarms in WNY
Part of Home Fire Campaign to reduce fire-related deaths and injuries by 25%

BUFFALO, NY, Wednesday, May 25, 2016— As part of the American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign, the American Red...Read More »

Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement

Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement

If you are installing only one carbon monoxide detector, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends it be located near the sleeping area, where it can wake you if you are asleep. Homeowners should remember not to install carbon monoxide detectors directly above or beside fuel-burning appliances, as appliances...Read More »

Largest Carbon Monoxide detector giveaway at FNC

Largest Carbon Monoxide detector giveaway at FNC

On Monday, the Buffalo Sabres teamed up with The Amanda Hansen Foundation to give out 1,500 detectors, free of charge. The event took place from noon until 4 p.m. at First Niagara Center. It was a great success. Thank you to everyone who helped...Read More »

Sabres Green Team to Hold C0 Giveaway






The Buffalo Sabres Green Team today announced that they will be partnering with the Amanda Hansen Foundation and holding a carbon monoxide detector giveaway in the main atrium of First Niagara Center on Feb. 15 from 12 to 4 p.m. Parking for...Read More »

Amanda Hansen Foundation Zumbathon

The foundation’s board member, Kimberly LaRussa, is interested in creating an Amanda Hansen Foundation Zumbathon event! How amazing would it be to see hundreds of people dancing in honor of Amanda Hansen? Too cool, if you ask me! If you know anyone in the Zumba community that would like to...Read More »

Furnaces Donated to Two Families

The Amanda Hansen Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides carbon monoxide detectors to those that cannot afford them, is donating furnaces to a Buffalo family and a single mother in Orchard park. Tracy Cannon, her daughter and three grandchildren live in a house on Peabody Street. They haven’t had a working furnace for three...Read More »

Teaming Up To Save Lives - Sabres Green Team

We are so very pleased to announce the exciting news that the Amanda Hansen Foundation will be honored at every Sabres game throughout the month of January as their Green Team Feature. During this month, the Sabres will be asking fans to purchase a CO detector and...Read More »

Amanda Hansen Foundation Survey

The Amanda Hansen Foundation is partnering with Assembly member Michael P. Kearns in gathering information. Also, his office will be assisting the foundation in fielding and answering questions about the surveys.

(This information is needed to assist the Amanda Hansen Foundation in giving away FREE furnaces and CO detectors to...Read More »

First Alert: CO TO GO

First Alert teamed up with the Amanda Hansen Foundation this past Saturday to donate CO TO GO detectors to neighborhood children. Ken Hansen, president of the foundation, held a presentation on the dangers of carbon monoxide for the young ladies at Childrens Memorial Park. Each child that attended the presentation received a...Read More »

Painting with a Twist Event

October 19, 2015 – Open Class – Amanda Hansen Foundation PWAP
In our ongoing mission to support local 501C3 organizations, Painting with a Twist is proud to hold it’s inaugural Painting with a Purpose class at the Southgate Plaza in...Read More »

Amanda Hansen Best Time Challenge - East Aurora Girls Swim Team

The day Amanda Hansen, a 16-year-old student from West Seneca West High School, tragically lost her life to carbon monoxide poisoning from a sleepover at a friends house, her familys life changed forever. Amandas principle Jon Mac Swan explained that after Amandas death, he purchased two more CO detectors for his...Read More »

Briscoe Co-Sponsors Non Profit Conference

Briscoe Co-Sponsors Non Profit Conference and Honors Amanda Hansen’s Parents
(Amanda’a Law)

Left to right: Bob Williams, Ken Hansen, Kim Hansen

The highlight of the conference for many people was when the Hansen’s were honored. Briscoe would also like to thank you for the warm welcome you extended to Ken and Kim...Read More »

Coloring Book

Here is the cover to the new coloring book to be released. Stay tuned for more information!

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Amanda’s Law Saves Lives From CO Poisoning

The Amanda Hansen Foundation provides furnaces and CO detectors for families in need. Amandas parents Ken and Kim Hansen established the Amanda Hansen Foundation in 2010, one year after the tragic loss of their young daughter. In this past year alone, the Amanda Hansen Foundation has collected 17 furnaces to be donated...Read More »

Malfunctioning furnace could have fatal results

It’s important this time of year to have your furnace checked, just to make sure that everything is working right, that the flow sensor is clean, that the filters are clean, that the heat exchanger is clean, that theres no bird in the flue pipe, suggested George Adema from Adema...Read More »

Alarm Recall

This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May...Read More »

Amanda Hansen Foundation Golf Outing

2014 Amanda Hansen Foundation Golf Outing

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Legislator Lorigo names Ken Hansen as November's Citizen of Month

Family advocates for carbon monoxide detector installation, awareness.

(West Seneca, NY)- Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo is honored to announce that he has named Ken Hansen the Erie County Legislature’s Citizen of the Month for November 2013 for his tireless efforts to educate the community about the hazards of carbon...Read More »

Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Public Places

Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Public Places
By WKBW News
December 6, 2012

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW-TV) – Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless toxin that can be deadly. A West Seneca family successfully...Read More »

Randy Mantooth Support

Randy Mantooth supporting the Amanda Hansen Foundation Video

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Proclamation with Mayor Brown

Making September 12th Amanda Hansen Day in the City of Buffalo.

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