Buffalo Wild Wings Hosts Annual Fundraiser to Help Kids and Teens Play Team Sports with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Buffalo Wild Wings announced the kickoff of their annual fundraiser to support youth sports programs at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. All Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants will participate in the promotion from October 1-31, 2018. Donations received will go towards Boys & Girls Clubs of America ALL STARS program in support of sports teams and facility improvement projects at local Clubs, as part of the company's Team Up for Kids mission.

Paper pinups can be purchased for a minimum donation of $1 and will be posted throughout restaurants. In addition, Buffalo Wild Wings will also offer a limited-edition Buffalo Wild Wings branded PopSocket during the month of October for a minimum $5 donation.

“Together with our Guests and Franchisees, Buffalo Wild Wings has raised more than $17 million and helped thousands of kids experience the joy of playing on an ALL STARS team since 2013,” said Lyle Tick, President of Buffalo Wild Wings. “We're excited to continue our fundraising efforts this year allowing more kids the opportunity to play team sports in our local communities.”

In 2017, Buffalo Wild Wings partnership enabled more than 190,000 kids and teens to participate on teams. The company is supporting more than 600 teams and leagues across the country this fall, creating sports programs that promote physical fitness, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. In total, Buffalo Wild Wings has committed to donating at least $2 million each year to Boys & Girls Clubs of America through 2020.

“Our partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings has helped bring the love of the game to thousands of kids and teens across the country,” said Jim Clark, president and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “This support provides an opportunity to build self-confidence and life-enhancing skills that will help them succeed on and off the field.”