Tops Friendly Market raises money for diabetes
Tops Friendly Markets, a grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, announced the launch its 26th year of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Campaign.
The Tops Annual Spring JDRF Sneaker Campaign runs now through May 4. The goal is to raise money to help fund research to help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The paper sneaker, which was designed by a Tops associate back in 1993 and is now widely used nationally as well as internally in JDRF fundraising campaigns, will be sold at Tops registers for a $1.00 donation.
“At Tops we believe in assisting our fellow neighbors in need,” said Frank Curci, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer for Tops Friendly Markets. “We are committed to supporting JDRF in their mission to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications.”
Since 1993, Tops has raised over $12 million dollars for the cause with Tops fund-raising efforts putting the company in the top 10 fund-raisers in the country for many years.