ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Foodlink announced its annual Check Out Hunger Campaign has raise over $700,000 in donations from Wegmans shoppers.
The annual fundraiser allows you to donate money by adding it to your grocery bill.
A grand total of $710,212.34 was raised from customers’ donations at 21 Rochester-area stores, according to organizers.
The point-of-sale campaign, which has raised more than $43 million across all of its stores since it began 27 years ago, allows Wegmans customers to donate $2, $4 or $5 — or round up their grocery bill — while they are in the checkout line. This year’s campaign ran from October 18 through November 28.