WCNY’s ‘Won’t You Help a Neighbor?’ campaign spotlights ‘Check Out Hunger’

WCNY’s “Won’t You Help a Neighbor?” campaign to support Central New York non-profits and charities this month will focus attention on the Food Bank of Central New York’s “Check Out Hunger” campaign to raise money to  eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education and advocacy.

Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans areaccepting donations of $2, $3 and $5 in checkout lines throughout Central and Northern New York. The annual tear-and-scan campaign provides shoppers with a fast and easy way to make a difference in the fight against hunger.

Money raised helps 277 emergency food programs in Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties.

Wegmans is accepting contributions through March 2.Tops Friendly Markets ran its campaign Jan. 27 to Feb. 16.

To learn more about the “Won’t You Help a Neighbor?” campaign or to alert WCNY to an important local cause, contact Haley Dubnoff, editor and public relations manager, at or (315) 453-2424.

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