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27th annual Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale runs March 6-8

by jmaloni

Press release

Tue, Feb 26th 2013 04:35 pm

Largest community fundraiser for Hospice Buffalo

Hospice Buffalo will welcoming spring along with all Erie County First Niagara branches March 6-8 with the 27th annual Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale. Thousands of fresh flower bouquets will be available for $8 to support Hospice care.

First Niagara will have the Hospice bouquets, as will select Dunkin' Donuts and Wendy's locations, local participating florists, hospitals, the Hospice Mitchell Campus in Cheektowaga and public buildings in Erie County. The beautiful mixed bouquets of roses, asters, other fresh flowers and greens are long-lasting - and are sure to put the feeling of spring in the air!

From March 6-8, 10 Dunkin Donuts locations in Erie County will offer a $1 "Flower Power" boston crème donut with all proceeds to benefit Hospice Buffalo. On Saturday, March 9, customers can purchase their Hospice bouquet at local florists. Bouquet and "Flower Power" doughnut sale sites are listed at HospiceBuffalo.com.

Proceeds from the spring bouquet sale benefit the Hospice Foundation, supporting Hospice Buffalo, Essential Care for Children, and other agencies of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care. These agencies are dedicated to the care and support of individuals with a serious or end-of-life illness.

Presented by First Niagara and founded by the Professional Florists of WNY, the Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale is the largest community-wide fundraiser for the Hospice Foundation. More than 450 companies and schools as well as more than 600 community volunteers assist with the sale. Since its inception, the bouquet sale has raised more than $4.1 million to support Hospice care for Erie County patients and families.

For more information on bouquet sale locations, visit www.hospicebuffalo.com or call the Hospice Foundation at 716-686-8090.

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