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Thursday, November 26, 2015
ENP STAFF REPORTS
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More than 2,000 non-perishable food items were collected during the Niagara
Wine Trail's annual "Share the Bounty" event, which also collected more than
$12,000 cash to donate to local charities. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)
The Niagara Wine Trail wineries collected over 2,000 food items and $12,000 in monetary donations during its annual Share the Bounty event, held Nov. 13-15.

The donations were given to local food banks and charitable organizations to ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need. Non-profit organizations selected for this year's event included Hospice of Orleans County, Calvary Cupboard Food Pantry in Medina, WNY Heroes organization, Meals on Wheels, Asha Sanctuary of Newfane, the Newfane Food Pantry, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA), Niagara Hospice, Save-A-Pet., Big, Big Table, The Salvation Army in Lockport, Response to Love Center, St. John's Outreach in Lockport, Lockport Meals on Wheels, Down Syndrome Association of Niagara Inc, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Food Link, Cambria Fire Company, Lakeview Animal Sanctuary in Sanborn, NY, Niagara Hospice in Memory of Laura A. Seaver, Disabled American Veterans, Kendall Community Food Cupboard, Roswell Park for the Leukemia Division, Barker Food Pantry, Wilson Community Food Pantry and the Gasport Zion Lutheran Church food bank.

The Niagara Wine Trail and member wineries would like to thank all of the participants who visited the trail during the annual Share the Bounty event. Their generosity certainly is going to ensure a festive holiday season for those in need.



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