News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 August 9, 2021
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
TOPS MARKETS PARTNERS WITH 26 SHIRTS TO LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE MAFIA FOOTBALL DESIGN T-SHIRTS
Proceeds to Benefit FeedMore WNY

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Nothing rally’s Western New Yorkers quite like supporting our favorite hometown team and so when 26 Shirts approached Tops Friendly Markets to help release its newest design it was a no brainer. 26 Shirts latest design, sold exclusively at Tops for a limited time, will certainly appeal to the “Mafia” fans of our favorite football team, all while doing what Buffalonians do best – give back to an organization near and dear to both Tops and 26 Shirts’ hearts. With every purchase of this $19.99 t-shirt at your participating Tops Friendly Markets store, a portion of each sale will be donated to FeedMore WNY. “FeedMore WNY is honored to be chosen to benefit from the newest t-shirt design from 26 Shirts,” Tara A. Ellis, president and CEO of FeedMore WNY said. “FeedMore WNY welcomes everyone like family and in 2020, that resulted in serving nearly 16 million meals to 180,800 individuals throughout Niagara, Erie, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. We are extremely grateful to 26 Shirts and Tops Markets for supporting the work of FeedMore WNY. We encourage the WNY community to participate in this innovative fundraiser which will allow FeedMore WNY to continue to meet the ongoing need for food assistance as a result of the pandemic.” Shirts will be available at most Tops locations throughout Western New York beginning this Thursday, August 12 and in select Rochester stores beginning Saturday, August 14. ###

About Tops Friendly Markets Tops Markets, LLC is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 157 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 15,000 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 www.topsmarkets.com

About 26 Shirts

Every two weeks 26 Shirts releases a new limited edition T-shirt. Every shirt purchased results in a donation to a worthy cause. After the two weeks is up, the shirt it “retired,” a new design is released, and a new family or organization benefits from your fandom! To date 26 Shirts has raised $1,181,235.

 

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