!The Buffalo Bills, Salvation Army and M&T Bank are encouraging fans to help the less fortunate in Western New York this winter season by participating in the 25th annual Gift of Warmth collection that will take place at the Bills vs. Detroit Lions game on Sunday, November 14, 2010.
New warm clothing (especially gloves) and monetary donations will be collected at the Ralph Wilson Stadium gates before the 1:00 p.m. game. Those not able to donate at the game are encouraged to donate at any M&T Bank branch throughout the Buffalo region beginning November 29th through December 31st.
Bills linebacker Reggie Torbor is the Gift of Warmth spokesperson and is encouraging all fans to make a difference and bring new outerwear such as hats, gloves, scarves, mittens and especially gloves for teenagers to the Bills game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday.
Since 1884, the Salvation Army has been a vital link within Western New York's human services network. They provide individuals, regardless of age, gender, education, ethnicity or religion with food, clothing and shelter, as well as social and spiritual support. The mission of The Salvation Army – Buffalo Area Services is to offer hope for a better life by meeting basic human needs.
M&T Bank Corporation, founded in 1856, is one of the top 20 commercial bank holding companies in the nation, with more than $68 billion in assets and more than 725 retail and commercial branch offices in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C. and Ontario, Canada. More information is available at **www.mtb.com*.*