Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse Partners with Buffalo Wild Wings to Host Community Day, Invites Guests to Help Raise Funds for Sports Program

April 18, 2017 (SYRACUSE, NY)On Wednesday, April 19th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse and Buffalo Wild Wings® invite Syracuse community members to visit the Camillus BWW restaurant, 200 Township Blvd,  restaurant to join in the Community Day celebrations and help raise funds.  As a part of the Team Up for Kids® mission, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of total sales that day along with 100 percent of all Guest donations made.

“Thanks to the support of Buffalo Wild Wings, we have the funds and resources needed to bring quality sports based experiences to youth in Syracuse.” said Pat Driscoll, executive director of Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse.

Buffalo Wild Wings’ Team Up for Kids mission and partnership with Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA) supports youth sports through ALL STARS grants for flag or tackle football, basketball, cheer, dance,  step, and soccer teams at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. In additional to the more than $730,000 raised on Community Day 2016, Buffalo Wild Wings’ partnership enabled over 88,000 youth to participate on teams. The company also awarded grants to hundreds of Clubs across the country. In total, Buffalo Wild Wings, along with its Guests, donated more than $4.1 million to BGCA in 2016.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse believes that all children and teens deserve a great future. With Partners like Buffalo Wild Wings, Clubs and supporters are working to mobilize communities around the critical issues facing youth in their neighborhood.

Thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings, the ALL STARS program motivates kids to lead a healthy lifestyle through team sports while building good sportsmanship and self-esteem for Club kids.

About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse:

Celebrating 125 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse has enabled thousands of young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  Serving more than 1,000 youth, ages 5-19, at four Clubhouses and two school-based sites; the Clubs provide a safe environment, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship and high impact after-school youth development programs proven to have a positive impact on their lives. Learn more at BGCSyracuse.org, Connect with us at Facebook.com/BGCSyracuse, Twitter.com/BGC_Syracuse, or Instagram.com/BGCSyracuse.

About Buffalo Wild Wings and Team Up for Kids

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, made-to-order menu items including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu specializes in 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin’®. Guests enjoy a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media system for watching their favorite sporting events. Buffalo Wild Wings is the recipient of hundreds of “Best Wings” and “Best Sports Bar” awards from across the country. There are currently more than 1,200 Buffalo Wild Wings locations across the world.

Buffalo Wild Wings’ charitable giving initiative – TEAM UP FOR KIDS®– centers on the vision: There is a champion in every child. We are committed to helping build communities where all kids can thrive, compete, and belong to a team. As part of this mission, Buffalo Wild Wings has teamed up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to help thousands of kids play on sports teams each year. Buffalo Wild Wings is committed to donating and raising at least $18 million for BGCA by 2020. Guests can join the effort through donations from sauce and seasoning bottle purchases and in-restaurant fundraising events. For more information, visit www.buffalowildwings.com/giving.

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