Posted on September 9, 2021
Hamburg, NY – The Board of Directors and staff of the Erie County Agricultural Society are pleased to announce that the promise to allocate a portion of the ticket sales from the 2021 Erie County Fair to FeedMore WNY resulted in a donation of $64,763.00. This monetary donation will be used to support the many programs of FeedMore WNY.
Jessica Underberg, CEO/Fair Manager of the Erie County Agricultural Society presented the donation to Anne McKenna, Marketing Director, FeedMore WNY on Friday, August 10 at the FeedMore WNY Warehouse. [photo attached] “The Erie County Fair is proud to partner with FeedMore of WNY and help fill the warehouse shelves at a time of year when it is most needed through our donation of $64,763,” said Mrs Underberg.
“As the pandemic continues to disrupt the lives of many Western New Yorkers, countless people depend on the many programs of FeedMore WNY,” Lisa Woodring, Chief Development Officer for FeedMore WNY, said. “We are so grateful to the Erie County Fair for their generous support of FeedMore WNY and the work we do in the community.”
FeedMore WNY offers dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to its Western New York neighbors in need. Through its food bank distribution center and partner hunger-relief agencies, as well as its home-delivered meal program and other targeted feeding programs, FeedMore WNY alleviates hunger and assists community members of all ages throughout Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara Counties. More information can be found at www.FeedmoreWNY.org.
About the Erie County Fair
The Erie County Agricultural Society is a private not-for-profit membership organization. Established in 1819, the Society is the oldest civic organization in Western New York. The mission of the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS), sponsors of the Erie County Fair, is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York State. The Fair strives to fulfill appropriate aspects of the agricultural, educational, entertainment and recreational needs of Western New York. The 2021 Erie County Fair was held August 11th – 22nd (www.ECFair.org)