The Buffalo Bills and Wegmans are teaming up to make a difference in our communities with a partnership aimed at fighting hunger and promoting health and well-being in Western New York. Wegmans is the Official Tailgating Headquarters of the Buffalo Bills and will now be the title sponsor of Huddle for Hunger Week.
"Wegmans is stepping up to take on some of the biggest issues facing our community," said Dan Misko, Bills sr. vice president of business development. "We're proud to work together with Wegmans to fight food insecurity and promote healthy living."
Wegmans kicks off its sponsorship of Huddle for Hunger week on Thursday, Sept. 23, with the Huddle for Hunger Food Drive at Highmark Stadium to benefit FeedMore WNY. When the 50 Yard Finish 5K run returns to Highmark Stadium on Friday, Sept. 24, runners will also be encouraged to donate a non-perishable food item to FeedMore during packet pickup. Following the race, attendees will have the opportunity to shop the Bills garage sale and benefit the Buffalo Bills Foundation. Huddle for Hunger week culminates Sunday, Sept. 26 when the Bills host Washington at 1:00 p.m.
Through this partnership, Wegmans and the Buffalo Bills and will help to promote good nutrition practices in our community. As a healthy community is a strong community, Wegmans customers and Bills fans will learn from our both athletes and nutritionists to help them on ways to live healthier and better lives through eating the right food.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 106-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts and North Carolina. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the '100 Best Companies to Work For' by FORTUNE magazine for 23 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2021.