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Tesla owners collaborate with Buffalo Gigafactory for food drive

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Sat, May 30th 2020 07:00 am

Tesla Owners Club New York State (TOCNYS) was able to raise $2,800 toward a GoFundMe campaign. With leadership at Tesla's Gigafactory New York, TOCNYS will partner to donate these funds to the Food Bank of WNY

Employees at GFNY have been collecting food items to donate to the Food Bank, as well. Club members from the Niagara Frontier Region are planning a motorcade with their zero-emission vehicles to transport the collected goods. 

TOCNYS initially proposed to donate doughnuts and coffee to factory employees, but mutually decided to focus the campaign funds directly on the local community that Tesla GFNY operates in.

Click here for information about the region that will be receiving support.

The donations are planned to be provided during the second week of June

The total amount raised for the GoFundMe campaign as of May 26 was $2,937; after fees, TOCNYS received $2,826.46.

Collaboration between Tesla and TOCNYS has been ongoing, with educational, community service and online events.

Tesla Owners Club New York State is exclusively sanctioned by Tesla for the state of New York. Its volunteers promote the benefits and impact of sustainable energy through electric vehicles and solar energy. 

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