Working together to build and sustain
hunger-free communities
throughout the Southern Tier.

BackPack FoodFill The Bus 2015


8th ANNUAL FILL THE BUS CAMPAIGN


From September 13 - 26, 2015 local Wegmans store locations in Corning, Elmira, Hornell, Ithaca & Johnson City collected donations for the Food Bank's BackPack Programô.. Fill The Bus is a community-wide food drive to collect non-perishable food items for children at risk of hunger across the Southern Tier.

Wegmans stores will have wish lists available and in store signage to help shoppers purchase select items for the Food Bankís BackPack ProgramĀô. Donations will be collected inside Wegmans stores and transported to the Food Bank.
All donations benefit the Food Bank's BackPack Programô.Ā
and stay in the Southern Tier.

Click here to download the Fill the Bus Wish List.
Click here to learn more about the Food Bank's BackPack Programô.Ā.

2014 was a record year for donations!

The 2014 campaign brought in 90,198 pounds of donated food Ė a 40% increase over the previous year. 

The Food Bank presented the staff of the Johnson City Wegmans with the award for most donations with more than 24,000 pounds of food for the BackPack Programô.

 




2014 results by location:

Johnson City

24,345

Corning

22,067

Elmira

20,279

Ithaca

14,781

Hornell

8,726


For more information contact:
Ashley Learn, Events & Promotions Coordinator
at 607.796.6061 x4033 or email

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