FeedMore WNY has stepped up in an effort to make sure the people in the community near the site of the horrific mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue have access to food. The Tops Friendly Market is closed since it is an active crime scene. With no word on when it might reopen, there is a lack of grocery options in the immediate area. Many people in the community are elderly or take public transportation, which makes it difficult for them to get the food they need.

FeedMore WNY has partnered with the Resource Council of WNY, County of Erie, City of Buffalo, and the Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion to provide food to community members affected by the mass shooting.

FeedMore WNY Food distributions locations and times:

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Resource Council of WNY
347 E. Ferry St., Buffalo, NY 14208
Tuesday, May 17 through Friday, May 27 from 9 am to 9 pm

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Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion
1100 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo, NY 14208
Tuesday, May 17 from 9 am to 9 pm
Wednesday, May 18 through Friday, May 27 from 1 pm to 9 pm

If you are unable to visit one of the two locations, assistance will be provided. Please call FeedMore WNY at (716) 822-2002 or visit feedmorewny.org.

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Here's How You Can Help FeedMore WNY Provide Food To Those Affected By The Mass Shooting In Buffalo

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If you would like to help FeedMore's efforts, you can donate food, diapers, and money. Please take any donations of food items to the FeedMore WNY warehouse located at 91 Holt Street, Buffalo, NY 14206 between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. You can also drop off donations from 8 am to noon on Saturday.

FeedMore WNY is currently requesting donations of nonperishable protein items, shelf-stable fruits and vegetables, beverages and snack items. Toilet paper and related personal care products, as well as diapers, are also in need.

You can make a monetary donation to help members of the community affected by the shooting by visiting feedmorewny.org or by calling FeedMore WNY at (716) 822-2002. If you would like to volunteer, visit feedmorewny.org also.

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