News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 April 11, 2019
CONTACT: Kathy Sautter
716 635 5577

   
GREATER NIAGARA FRONTIER COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA & TOPS TEAM UP TO HELP AREA FOOD BANKS
WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, is once again teaming up with the Boy Scouts for its annual Scouting for Food event. This year, the Greater Niagara Frontier Council Boy Scouts of America is teaming up with eighteen area Tops Friendly Markets locations to collect food for area food banks. Donations can be dropped off on April 13th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the following Tops locations: • 3980 Maple Rd., Amherst, NY • 3500 Main St., Amherst, NY • 3201 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY • 5175 Broadway, Depew, NY • 906 Center St., Lewiston, NY • 65 Grey St., East Aurora, NY • 2140 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island, NY • 3865 Union Rd., Cheektowaga, NY • 3035 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY • 800 Harlem Rd., West Seneca, NY • 4250 McKinley Pkwy., Hamburg, NY • 4777 Transit Rd., Depew, NY • 2351 Maple Rd., Amherst, NY • 890 Young St., Tonawanda, NY • 2101 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY • 1740 Sheridan Dr., Buffalo NY • 301 Meadow Dr., N. Tonawanda, NY • 6914 Erie Rd., Derby, NY

Food items of need are non-perishable Tops brand food items such as: canned meats, fruits, soups, vegetables, tuna fish, sauces, spaghetti, and rice. Health Aids of need are deodorants, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, tooth brushes, disposable razors, toilet paper, baby formula and diapers, detergents, hand cream, cleaning supplies.

“At Tops we are committed to eradicating hunger and enhancing the quality of life for children through education and by way of this food drive, we are not only educating our children about the importance of giving back and helping those less fortunate, but we are engaging them as well with each donation they help collect through their commitment with the Boy Scouts,” said Kathy Sautter, public and media relations manager for Tops Friendly Markets. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. The Greater Niagara Frontier Council serves over 7,000 youth in the communities of Erie County and the western third of Niagara County. The Scouting programs include Cub Scouts for youth 5 to 10. Scouts, BSA for youth ages 11 to 17, and Venturing, Exploring, and Sea Scouts for youth ages 14 to 20.

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Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 159 full-service supermarkets with five additional by franchisees under the Tops banner. Tops employs more than 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 www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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