THANK YOU! Together, we’ve helped with more than 50,000 meals for local families in need. You can still give right up through Christmas Eve by clicking the links below or visiting your local Tops.

The 17th Annual Food for Families Food Drive

The season of giving is upon us and once again News 8, Tops Friendly Markets & WCMF have partnered to benefit Foodlink. You can help fill the table for a family in need this year. Please join us for our 17th Annual Food for Families Food Drive on Friday, December 8th to help those in need right here in Rochester.

You can make a difference and help out in many different ways:

  • Purchase a Little Brown Bag of Hope, available at all Tops Markets now and online at! Each Little Brown Bag of Hope contains nutritious food needed by Foodlink to help feed families in need. Little Brown Bags of Hope are available for $5, $10 & $20.  Available through Christmas Eve.
  • Stop by the Tops Greece location at 3507 Mt. Read Blvd. on Friday, December 8th and meet the News 8 team. Make a donation and join the fun!
  • Donate online at 
  • Drop off goods at any Tops location.
Foodlink     WCMF

Foodlink is a Rochester-based nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger and building healthier communities by addressing both the symptoms and root causes of food insecurity. We serve as the hub of the emergency food system across a 10-county service area. As a leading public health organization, Foodlink administers many programs and initiatives that aim to build the health and wealth of communities.

We provide food assistance through the safe storage and distribution of emergency food to our network of food bank members and community partners. We build healthier communities through innovative programs that create new access points to nutritious foods and empower people to make healthy choices. We drive change through bold career empowerment initiatives and advocacy for a more just, equitable food system. Learn more about how we are transforming lives and creating healthy futures for every community we serve at, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at @foodlinkny.

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