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‘Spread the Love’ Food Drive seeks Peanut Butter Donations

Published: 05/17/2021

‘Spread the Love’ Food Drive seeks Peanut Butter Donations

— Food drive to benefit local non-profit in need of nonperishable food donations to be held at Walden Galleria —

Buffalo, NY: In order to help FeedMore WNY replenish its depleted supply of donated food, the nonprofit’s Board of Directors and Community Ambassador Council are encouraging the community to support their upcoming Spread the Love peanut butter food drive at Walden Galleria. The food drive will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22nd outside of the mall’s main entrance between Macy’s and JCPenney.

FeedMore WNY is experiencing an extreme shortage of community food donations. At the same time, largescale annual food drives the organization has come to reply on over the years to help sustain its supply of food during the spring and summer months have been canceled once again due to the ongoing pandemic.

The goal of the “Spread the Love” food drive is to help FeedMore WNY replenish its donations of peanut butter – one of the nonprofit’s most highly requested items by partner agencies and hungry community members. Not only is peanut butter a nutritious form of protein, but it is also a staple menu item for FeedMore WNY’s BackPack Program, which provides bags of easy-to-prepare, kid-friendly food to children in need.

“So many of our community members remain in desperate need of food assistance due to the pandemic and, sadly, the increase in need will not go away any time soon,” Jerry Sheldon, immediate past chair of FeedMore WNY’s Board of Directors and Spread the Love co-chair, said. “FeedMore WNY works tirelessly to ensure our hungry neighbors of all ages receive nutritious food to eat, but it cannot do so without the help of the community.”

 

Members of the community are encouraged to donate peanut butter in plastic jars. Monetary donations also will be accepted at other various food drive locations and online at www.feedmorewny.org.

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About FeedMore WNY

FeedMore WNY offers dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship, and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need. Through its food bank distribution center and partner hunger-relief agencies, as well as its home-delivered meal program and other targeted feeding programs, FeedMore WNY alleviates hunger and assists community members of all ages throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara counties. More information can be found at www.feedmorewny.org.

About Walden Galleria

Walden Galleria is the Buffalo-Niagara region’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. With over 200 retailers, 9 sit-down restaurants, an international food court, and Regal Cinemas Stadium 16 with RPX theatres and full reclining seats, Walden Galleria truly dominates the retail market.  Walden Galleria attracts over 23 million visitors a year by offering an impressive and unique selection of retail, restaurants, and entertainment that cannot be found anywhere else in the market including Anthropologie, lululemon athletica, Free People, Urban Outfitters, Apple Computer, ZARA, Texas de Brazil, The Cheesecake Factory, Dave & Buster’s, Urban Air Adventure Park, 5 Wits and many more! For more information, visit www.waldengalleria.com.

About Pyramid Management Group

Pyramid Management Group is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held real estate developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and expanding hospitality presence dominate the northeast with 14 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For 50 years, Pyramid has built its reputation on being first, fast, ahead of the curve and always what’s next, leading the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.