Donations set a record in the 21st annual Check Out Hunger drive, the Food Bank of Western New York reported. Customers at nine local food retailers gave $752,931, nearly 2 percent more than last year.
Shoppers could add $2, $3 or $5 to their grocery bills at Dash’s Markets, the Lexington Co-operative Market, Market in the Square, Noco Express, the Premier Group, Premier Gourmet, Price Rite, Tops Markets and Wegmans. ► Officials said the donations will provide 3.8 million meals. ◄