2018 Food for Families: Anchor Challenge
About This Campaign
News 8 Sports Director Thad Brown and Chief Meteorologist Stacey Pensgen are competing in the third annual Anchor Challenge -- a friendly competition to see who can raise the most money for the 2018 Food for Families campaign! Check out their personal campaign pages below to make a donation. The campaign ends and a winner will be announced on Dec. 7, during the main Food for Families event day at Tops.
Last year, the Food for Families campaign was able to collect more than 143,000 pounds of food to help our neighbors in need! Financial contributions are also accepted, and last year's event was able to raise more than $11,000.
The campaign features “Little Brown Bags of Hope,” bags of food that are available for purchase at Tops locations through Dec. 15. Shoppers have the option of purchasing a LBBOH for $5, $10 or $20 at the register when they check out, or donate any food or money they wish.
On Dec. 7, Tops will host an all-day celebration that will be broadcast live by WROC-TV and WCMF Radio at two main Tops locations in Greece (3507 Mt. Read Blvd.) and Henrietta (1225 Jefferson Road).
participants of 2 goal
raised of $500 goal
Location / Venue
- 3507 Mount Read Boulevard
- Rochester, NY 14616
Campaign to Support Foodlink, Inc.
Foodlink is a community food resource center and the Feeding America food bank serving Allegany, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne,Wyoming, and Yates counties. We leverage the power of food to transform lives,end hunger and build healthier communities. Through good stewardship,innovation and collaboration, Foodlink mobilizes a diverse network of partners and stakeholders to eradicate both the symptoms and root causes of hunger. Our suite of food access programs provides new access points to nutritious and affordable food in under-served communities. Our team of nutrition educators empowers people at risk of diet-related illness with the skills and knowledge to make healthy choices. Our food banking operations distribute millions of pounds of food to a network of hundreds of human service agencies throughout our service area. The Foodlink Community Kitchen prepares and delivers thousands of meals daily for Rochester children, supports our regional agricultural economy by slicing locally grown apples, and hosts a one-of-a-kind career empowerment program to train individuals with barriers to employment for careers in the regional food industry. Learn more about how we are creating healthy futures for every community we serve at www.foodlinkny.org