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Checkers to host fundraiser at Buffalo-area locations for families affected by Tops shooting


Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 11:45 am

From 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, Checkers will donate $1 from each Big Buford sale to the Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund. Checkers will partner with the Buffalo Police Department to honor and support all the families affected by the mass shooting.

Additionally, Checkers’ Fry Love Express, a 43-foot trailer with a tricked-out, fully functional fry kitchen, will also be serving up free fries to the local community for all to enjoy during the fundraiser.

Participating locations: 

√ Checkers – Buffalo Police Department – parking lot, 1969 Elmwood Ave., 2767 Bailey Ave.,

Serving free fries from 4-7 p.m. Live DJ and giveaways from 4-6 p.m.

√ Checkers – Buffalo, 2665 Bailey Ave.

√ Checkers – Cheektowaga, 2563 Union Road

√ Checkers – Tonawanda, 2374 Niagara Falls Blvd.

A press release stated, “In May, the Buffalo community suffered a devastating act of violence when a gunman opened fire at the Tops Friendly Market on Jefferson Avenue, killing 10 people and wounding three.” It noted the Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund provided direct financial assistance to the survivors of the deceased, and those directly affected by the shooting.

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