Tops Friendly Markets recently contributed to various local charities through the company's "Living Here. Giving Here" community partnership program.
The donations were made on June 1 during the official grand-reopening of 15 stores under the Tops brand banner of former stores operated by Penn Traffic. As part of Tops' culture of "Living Here, Giving Here," more than $10 million is given in cash and in-kind donations annually to local charitable organizations.
"Tops Markets values all the hard work and dedication of these great organizations," said Andrew Brocato, Tops' director of community relations. "Our hope is that these donations help the communities that we are a part of now."
Donations were made to the following organizations:
Falconer: Ellicott Police Department, Girl Scouts, Falconer Fire Department, Falconer Public Library, Falconer Little League.
Mayville: Mayville Fire Company, Mayville Food Pantry, Mayville United Methodist Church, CASA of Chautauqua County Inc.
Frewsburg: Trinity Relief Zone, Lions Club/ Leo Club, Brian Suckow Fund, St. Susan's Soup Kitchen
Westfield: Westfield Food Pantry, YWCA Children's Program, Westfield Community Kitchen, Westfield Fire Department & Rescue, Westfield Youth Recreation Program.
Jamestown: Salvation Army, St. Susan Center, Lighthouse Baptist Church, American Red Cross, Boys/ Girls Club of Jamestown.
Silver Creek: Silver Creek Food Pantry, People Inc., Silver Creek Fire Department, Sheridan VFW, Silver Creek Library.
Randolph: Randolph Free Library, Randolph Lions Club, Randolph Community Cupboard, Randolph Fire Department, Randolph Salvation Army
Ellicottville: Ellicottville Rotary Club, Food Pantry of Ellicottville, Ellicottville Central School, Ellicottville Fire Department, Ellicottville Police Department.
Tops Friendly Markets has made several donations to area charities and organizations. The grocery store chain recently purchased stores in Westfield and Mayville.