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Fill the Bus

FILL THE BUS 2019

Date

September 2019

Where

Wegmans markets across the Southern Tier

Who

YOU! Shoppers make a difference by purchasing a bag of kid-friendly groceries for $3, $5 or $10.

Why

One in 8 adults and 1 in 5 children in the Southern Tier experience food insecurity and are at risk of hunger. 

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Now in it’s 12th year, Fill the Bus is community-wide food drive to collect non-perishable food items for children at risk of hunger across the Southern Tier. In September, customers can purchase child-friendly foods at their local Wegmans stores in Corning, Elmira, Hornell, Ithaca and Johnson City. Donations will support the Food Bank’s BackPack Program and School Food Pantry pilot program.
Wegmans shoppers can purchase $3, $5 and$10 prepacked grocery bags at checkout. All donations benefit the Food Bank’s BackPack and School Food Pantry Programs, and stay in the Southern Tier. Your donation will help us reach a goal of more than 65,000 pounds of food!
Learn more about the Food Bank’s BackPack Program.

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Fill the Bus is sponsored by:

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For more information, contact:
Katherine Strawser, Community Event Planner
607.796.6061

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