News Release
 September 26, 2018
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 begin its annual campaign for March of Dimes. The campaign will begin at all participating Tops Friendly Market locations on September 30 and will run through October 20, 2018.

Customers can support the March of Dimes Prematurity campaign by donating a $1.00 or round up their change at any participating Tops, where proceeds will be donated to help reduce the risk of premature births. Additional store events including basket raffles, auctions, and other special events will also be held to support the campaign. Tops has been working with the March of Dimes Albany Chapter since 2013 to give every baby a fighting chance and has donated over $73,700 for this campaign.

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

The March of Dimes aims to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant immortality. This past year alone March of Dimes has invested $2.9 million in communities so moms can have healthy babies, 200 researches have collaborated to find causes of and treatments for premature birth at Prematurity Research Centers, and $19.3 million was invested in research to defeat premature birth and birth defects.

Help give every baby a fighting chance and donate $1 at your local Tops Friendly Markets. To learn more about the March of Dimes visit

Participating stores include: 100 Main Street Corinth, NY 3836 Main Street Warrensburg, NY 4976 Lakeshore Dr. Bolton Landing, NY 156 Church St. Saranac Lake, NY 7544 Court St. Elizabeth Town, NY 6308 State Rd. Rt. 9 Chestertown, NY 2 Gorman Way Suite #1 Peru, NY 273 Main St. North Creek, NY 14228 NYS Rt. 9N Ausable Forks, NY 1103 Main St. Schroon Lake, NY 11573 State Rt. 32 Greenville, NY 201 N. Main St. Northville, NY 127 Main St. Stamford, NY 21501 NY State RT 22 Hoosick Falls, NY 44 Hope Plaza, RT 9W W. Cox Sackie, NY 6350 Main St., RT 23A Tannersville, NY 16 W Main St. Hancock, NY 63 Plaza Dr. Unit 3 Northfield, VT 14 N Main St. Rutland, VT 82 VT Route 15W Hardwick, VT

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ABOUT TOPS FRIENDLY MARKETS: Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 169 full-service supermarkets with five additional by franchisees under the Tops banner. Tops employs over 14,000 associates and is a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at

ABOUT MARCH OF DIMES: March of Dimes fights for the health of all moms and babies. We're advocating for policies to protect them. We're working to radically improve the health care they receive. We're pioneering research to find solutions. We're empowering families with the knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies. By uniting communities, we're building a brighter future for us all.


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