Tops launches campaign to raise money for food banks including Foodlink

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Tops supermarket kicked off its annual Check Out Hunger campaign on Jan. 15 to raise money for local food banks.

In the Rochester area, you can donate $2, $3, or $5 to Foodlink by asking your cashier. The campaign runs through Feb. 4.

The Check Out Hunger campaign has raised over $5,140,377 for participating food banks since 2006. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that more than 34 million people are food insecure, nine million of which are children.