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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mayor Brown Asks Community to Donate Personal Care Items for Residents Impacted by Shooting at Tops

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Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown is spearheading an effort to provide personal care items to the people impacted by the mass shooting at the Tops on Jefferson Avenue. Beginning Thursday, May 19th, personal care items are being collected at several locations, including Niagara Square during Food Truck Thursdays, and on the front steps of Buffalo City Hall.

“To the victims’ families who are hurting and to the people of the Buffalo community, we’re not going anywhere,” stated Mayor Brown. “We’re going to be with you today. We’re going to be with you tomorrow and we’re going to be there with you to rebuild. I ask our community to once again show why we are known as the City of Good Neighbors by donating needed items for those that need them most.”

Below is a list of non-food items being collected:

  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Baby diapers and wipes
  • Toothpaste
  • Body soap
  • Hand soap
  • Garbage bags
  • Shampoo

The drive runs through Friday, May 20.


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