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Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS runs Twitter contest to benefit Food Bank of Western New York

by ahackett
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 01:55 pm

BUFFALO, NY  - The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS is asking people to tweet for a good cause this holiday season. On Friday, December 7, the local food festival is running a Twitter contest to benefit the Food Bank of Western New York's Food 2 Families campaign in conjunction with TOPS Markets.


Twitter followers of @tasteofbuffalo will be entered to win a $100 gift card to TOPS Markets by contributing to the Food 2 Families campaign and submitting a photo showing their donation to the @tasteofbuffalo Twitter account.


On December 7 from 7AM to 9PM, contest entrants can donate cash or a non-perishable food item at one of six TOPS collection sites. They must submit a photo of their donation at the collection site to the @tasteofbuffalo Twitter account. Participating sites include TOPS stores at the following locations:

  • 4777 Transit Road, Depew
  • 7200 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls
  • 3980 Maple Road, Amherst
  • 2101 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo
  • S. 6150 South Park Ave., Hamburg
  • 5827 S. Transit Rd., Lockport


Twitter entries must be received by 11:59P.M. (EST) on December 7, 2012. TOPS will also donate a $100 gift card to the Food Bank of Western New York in the winner's name.


The 2013 Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS will take place Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 along Delaware Avenue from Chippewa Street to Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo. For more information and the contest's official rules, visit http://www.tasteofbuffalo.com/food-2-families-twitter-contest-2012.

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