huddle for hunger

The Buffalo Bills Foundation 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.

participate in the huddle for hunger challenge


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.


join us at Highmark Stadium

On Thursday, October 27 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., join us for a food drive at Highmark Stadium. Make a donation in person and you can enter to win a pair of 200 level tickets to October 30’s Huddle For Hunger game against the Green Bay Packers!



make a donation

join the huddle for hunger team!

The Buffalo Bills Foundation and FeedMore WNY are teaming up with Wegmans to encourage local high school students and sports teams to help combat hunger in our community by joining the Huddle for Hunger initiative.

How it works:

Step 1 – Sign up your school to participate by filling out the Registration Link. We will provide a digital toolkit with logos and promotional graphics for anyone registered. There is no deadline to register, but you must complete the form in order to be eligible for any of the prizes.

Step 2 – Collect non-perishable food items for FeedMore WNY throughout the month of October. Use #BillsHuddleforHunger in any posts and e-mail photos to HuddleForHunger@bills.nfl.net. Some ideas include:
• Host a “Huddle for Hunger” food drive at one of your sporting or school events.
• Put out donation bins near the entrance doors, cafeteria, etc. Donation bins are available for pick-up through FeedMore WNY, or you may use your own (please note on the registration form).

Step 3 – Show your school spirit and bring your donations to the Huddle for Hunger Food Drive at Highmark Stadium on Thursday, October 27th between 4pm-7pm.

 

All local participating high schools are encouraged to participate to win one of the following:
• Buffalo Bills-themed visit to your school
• A Tour of Highmark stadium and a Wegmans tailgate party for 50 students
• 4 tickets to the October 30th Bills vs. Packers game
• Buffalo Bills prize packs

*Winners will be selected by a committee of representatives from the Buffalo Bills Foundation, FeedMore WNY, and Wegmans and will be based on qualitative criteria in the following categories: “Most School Spirit”, “Most Creative”, and “Best Overall Huddle for Hunger Program.”

We hope you will consider teaming up with us as we Huddle for Hunger for our community!

For more information, email HuddleForHunger@bills.nfl.net!

register here

community food drive

On Thursday, October 27, join us for a food drive at Highmark Stadium from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.! Enjoy on-site entertainment at this one-day event! Make a donation in person and you can enter to win a pair of 200 level tickets to October 30’s Huddle For Hunger game against the Green Bay Packers!

Fans are asked to enter the stadium parking lot through the Abbott Road entrance. Volunteers will be available to assist.


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)


huddle for hunger game and 50/50 raffle

October 30’s game against the Green Bay Packers is the official Huddle for Hunger Game! The Buffalo Bills Foundation will donate the net charitable proceeds from the October 30th 50/50 drawing to local food organizations. In addition, you can support FeedMore WNY directly by purchasing your 50/50 through this link!

Tickets will be available for purchase online and in stadium until the start of the 4th quarter of the Bills vs. Packers game. The winning number will be posted online and will be announced in-game during the 4th quarter. Winners need not be present to win and have 30 days to claim their prize.



Meals 2GO

From October 24 through October 28, place an order on the Wegmans Meals 2GO app and $5 of your purchase will benefit participating charities!


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.

questions?

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