BUFFALO BILLS ALUMNI FOUNDATION TO PRESENT $93,000, TO OVER 36 LOCAL CHARITIES AT ANNUAL CHECK PRESENTATION LUNCHEON AT HYATT REGENCY IN BUFFALO
|Buffalo, NY…December 3, 2015…|
The Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation will be making $93,000 in donations to over 36 Western New York not-for-profit organizations on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 11:30 AM during their Annual Charity Check Presentation Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Buffalo.
The Alumni Foundation has given more than 2 million dollars to various charitable organizations over the past several years. “This really is the highlight of the year for our Foundation”, stated Alumni President Ed Rutkowski. “These organizations that receive this support from us are so very appreciative, and we are happy to help them out in any way possible so they may continue bringing those needed programs and services to our community”, added Rutkowski. This year’s primary recipient is the “Cure the Blue” Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign.
The following organizations will be recipients from the
Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation at this year’s luncheon:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Variety Club Telethon
Eyes On America
Special Olympic Foundation, Inc
Dan R. Acker Scholarship Program
Urban Christian Ministries
Food Bank of WNY
Clarence “Rock” Connor Scholarship Program
Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship Program
Cross Training Football
Shaken Baby Syndrome Education Program
St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy
Nativity Miguel Middle School
Character Council of WNY
Alzheimer’s Assoc. of WNY
Cape Ability Outrigger Ohana, Inc.
Seneca Diabetes Foundation
WNY Independent Living
New Era Cap
Mikey’s Way Foundation
Anthony V. Mannino Foundation
Alpha Phi Alpha
Eugene Richards Scholarship Fund
Northtown Boys & Girls Clubs
American Diabetes Association
Naval & Military Park
Joe Pro Youth Program
Wings Flights of Hope
Willie Hutch Jones Program
Several members of the Buffalo Bills Alumni will be on hand for the luncheon as well as many of the sponsors who have so graciously supported the fundraising efforts of the Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation over the years.
The Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation was founded in 1999 and is comprised of past Bills players that have left an imprint on society during their football careers and want to continue molding society in a positive manner.