Drop off non-perishable goods at local restaurants, wine stores to benefit Foodlink

Drop off non-perishable goods at local restaurants, wine stores through September to benefit Foodlink 

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – From now to the end of September, the people in the community are being asked to drop off non-perishable goods at certain local restaurants and wine stores.

It’s part of Constellation Brands food drive to benefit Foodlink.

Constellation Brands launched its Nourishing Neighbors initiative in 2014 to help combat food insecurity and has partnered with Foodlink on several projects.

“Our employees really embrace this ongoing partnership with Foodlink and understand how hunger can have a devastating impact on the Rochester community,” said Tom Kane, Chief Human Resources Officer at Constellation Brands. “Plus, with September being Hunger Action Month nationwide, we felt it was an appropriate time of year to bring this serious issue to the forefront once again.”

Constellation hopes to surpass its goal of donating 1,000 pounds of food to Foodlink when the campaign ends in September.

Participating local wine & liquors stores include:

  • Chateau Liquor
  • Irondequoit Wine and Liquor
  • Liquor box, Latta Long Liquor
  • Georgetown Liquor
  • Fowler’s Canaltown Wine and Spirits
  • Lisa's Liquor Barn
  • Hoffend's Liquor Store
  • Pinnacle Liquor
  • Basin Wine and Spirits
  • 5 O’clock Somewhere
  • Chili Liquor
  • Country Club Liquor
  • Ryan’s Wine and Spirits and Bombace Wine and Spirits

Participating local restaurants include:

  • Cottage Hotel
  • Grappa
  • Mr. Dominick’s at the Lake
  • Mr. Dominick’s Fairport
  • Trata
  • Remington’s
  • Jojo Bistro & Wine Bar
  • 6x50 Victor
  • Warfield’s Bistro
  • Pomodoro Grill
  • Cottage Hotel
  • Pane Vino and Signature’s

Since Nourishing Neighbors began, Constellation Brands has donated more than 200,000 pounds of food to area food banks and employees have volunteered more than 9,000 hours of time.

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