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FeedMore WNY partners with Resource Council of WNY to distribute food donations to community affected by Buffalo mass shooting

Posted: May 16, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. — FeedMore WNY is partnering with Resource Council of WNY to distribute food donations to community members affected by the mass shooting at Tops Friendly Markets on Jefferson Avenue.

On Monday, May 16, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., a food distribution will take place at the Resource Council of WNY, located at 347 E. Ferry St, Buffalo, NY 14208. Distributions will continue to take place at the Resource Council of WNY from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Sunday, from May 17 through May 25.

Anyone who is looking to donate food and resources to assist with these distributions may drop them off at the FeedMore WNY warehouse located at 91 Holt Street, Buffalo, NY 14206 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. FeedMore WNY and the Resource Council of WNY currently are requesting donations of nonperishable protein items, shelf-stable fruits and vegetables, beverages and snack items. Toilet paper and related personal care products, as well as diapers, are also in need.

The community is encouraged to call FeedMore WNY at (716) 822-2002 for questions related to donating or receiving food assistance. FeedMore WNY will continue to provide more details in the coming days as they become available.

about FeedMore WNY

FeedMore WNY offers dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need. Through its food bank distribution center and partner hunger-relief agencies, as well as its home-delivered meal program, other targeted feeding programs and RISE workforce development training, FeedMore WNY alleviates hunger and assists community members of all ages throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.