huddle for hunger

The Buffalo Bills Foundation, News 4 Buffalo WIVB-TV and Wegmans are teaming up with FeedMore WNY to present Huddle for Hunger! The food and funds donated through Huddle for Hunger will help FeedMore WNY tackle the growing problem of childhood hunger in WNY.

volunteers needed!


There are many ways you can get involved with Huddle for Hunger and help provide nutritious food to hungry children in our community:


make an online donation

Make your easy, secure donation today to help end child hunger in WNY. Tune in to News 4 Buffalo from September 23 through September 26 to learn more about our online giving campaign.


join us at Highmark Stadium

On Thursday, September 23 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., join us for a food drive at Highmark Stadium. Meet Buffalo Bills legends and enjoy on-site entertainment at this one-day event! Make a donation and receive a one-of-a-kind Bills jersey grocery bag and an entry into our raffle to win 2 tickets to the 9/26 game vs. Washington!

For the safety of our community, this will be a “contactless” food drive. Fans are asked to enter the stadium parking lot through the Abbott Road entrance. Simply pull up in your vehicle and on-site volunteers will collect your donation. Staff and volunteers will be following recommended safety protocols.


take part in our virtual food drive

If you cannot make it to Bills Stadium for this event, you can still make an impact from home!

Click here to donate online and make a gift of food to benefit FeedMore WNY’s child nutrition programs.

make a donation

contactless food drive

On Thursday, September 23, join us for a food drive at Highmark Stadium from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.! Meet Buffalo Bills legends and enjoy on-site entertainment at this one-day event! Make a donation and receive a one-of-a-kind Bills jersey grocery bag and an entry into our raffle to win 2 tickets to the 9/26 game vs. Washington!

This is a “contactless” food drive. Fans are asked to enter the stadium parking lot through the Abbott Road entrance. Simply pull up in your vehicle and on-site volunteers will collect your donation from your trunk or back seat. Staff and volunteers will be following recommended safety protocols.




what to bring?

Some of the items needed to support FeedMore WNY’s childhood feeding programs include:

* Peanut Butter (16 ounce plastic jars)
* Macaroni and Cheese (6 ounce box)
* Oatmeal (individual sized packets)
* Tomato Sauce (15 ounce cans, low sodium)
* Canned Vegetables (15 ounce cans, any variety, low sodium)
* Canned Fruits (15 ounce cans, any variety, canned in juice or water)
* Canned Chicken or Tuna (5 ounce cans, canned in water)
* Whole Wheat Pasta (whole wheat pasta, rice)



weekend events

There are even more ways to get involved on Huddle for Hunger weekend! Take part in these community events:


Buffalo Bills Garage Sale

During the Huddle for Hunger food drive, fans will have the opportunity to shop the Bills Garage Sale! Equipment and other team memorabilia will be available for purchase with proceeds benefitting the Buffalo Bills Foundation.



Buffalo Bills 50 Yard Finish

The 2021 Buffalo Bills 50 Yard Finish returns to an in person race on Friday, September 24 in conjunction with the Buffalo Bills Foundation’s Huddle for Hunger game. Following the race, fans and runners will have the opportunity to shop the Bills garage sale benefiting the Bills Foundation, receive a race medal and enjoy music by DJ Milk.

Packet pickup will take place on Thursday, September 23rd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Highmark Stadium. Fans are encouraged to drop off nonperishable food items to support FeedMore WNY during the Huddle for Hunger food drive occurring the same day.



Buffalo Bills Huddle For Hunger Game and 50/50

September 26’s game against the Washington Football Team is the official Huddle for Hunger Game! Throughout the weekend, volunteers will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets, with a percentage of the proceeds benefitting FeedMore WNY. These tickets will only be available at the Huddle for Hunger food drive, the Buffalo Bills 50 Yard Finish and the Buffalo Bills game vs Washington.



wegmans meals 2go

From September 20-24, $5 from every Wegmans Meals 2GO order on the app will be donated toward the Huddle for Hunger drive! Help us reach our goal of $50,000 for Huddle for Hunger, providing meals for those in need in the WNY area. Minimum purchase $10.

Learn more about Meals 2GO and download their app!

help us tackle childhood hunger

FeedMore WNY offers youth-related programs to support kids and their families in Western New York that are in need of both healthy and accessible meals. Our BackPack program, designated baby needs pantries and school food pantries provide food access to those who need assistance.

By donating at one of our food drives or by making an online contribution, you will help our programs bring food to local children in need.

virtual food drive

Looking for a way to support FeedMore WNY without leaving the comfort of your home? Click here to donate food through our virtual food drive to benefit FeedMore WNY’s child nutrition programs.

questions?

Contact Marinda Frazier at mfrazier@feedmorewny.org or by phone at (716) 822-2005 x3082.