News Release
 October 24, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, is pleased to announce that this year’s annual campaign for March of Dimes raised over $14,219. The campaign began at all participating Tops Friendly Market locations on September 8 and ran through September 28, 2019.

Customers supported the March of Dimes campaign by donating a $1.00 or rounding up their change at any participating Tops. Proceeds from the campaign will help reduce the risk of premature births. Additional store events including basket raffles, auctions, and other special events were also held to support the campaign. Tops has been working with the March of Dimes since 2013 to give every baby a fighting chance and has donated over $103,950 for this campaign.

“Tops Markets believes in giving back to the communities we serve and improving the quality of life of children. With the help and compassion of our associates and our customers, we know we are making a difference supporting the March of Dimes Campaign,” said Frank Curci, CEO for Tops Friendly Markets.

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ABOUT TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS: Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional franchise stores and is the largest private, for-profit employer in Western New York. As a leading grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont, and with the support of 14,000 associates, our core mission is to help our communities flourish. We support programs that seek to eradicate hunger and disease; promote the education of our youth; and to ensure we reduce environmental waste and energy consumption while providing our customers with sustainably sourced, high quality products. For more information, visit

ABOUT MARCH OF DIMES: March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We believe that every baby deserves the best possible start. Unfortunately, not all babies get one. We are changing that. For 80 years, March of Dimes has helped millions of babies survive and thrive. Now we’re building on that legacy to level the playing field for all moms and babies, no matter their age, socio-economic background or demographics. We support moms throughout their pregnancy, even when everything doesn’t go according to plan. We advocate for policies that prioritize their health. We support radical improvements to the care they receive. And we pioneer research to find solutions to the biggest health threats to moms and babies.


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