Shoppers throughout the Southern Tier donat $274,434
Shoppers throughout the Southern Tier donated $274,434 to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier during this year’s Check Out Hunger campaign, which will provide 823,302 meals for families struggling with hunger. The total was announced today at a celebration with participating stores: Jubilee Foods, Save-A-Lot, Tops Friendly Markets, and Wegmans. Wegmans Johnson City took home the award for most donations, and Tops Ithaca Store 525 and Tops Watkins Glen Store 576 were recognized for the largest percentage increase in donations over last year. Four cashiers were also honored with the “Golden Cash Register” award for outstanding work during Check Out Hunger.