ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans here raised more that $1.7 million in customer and employee donations through its fall and winter Check Out Hunger and Care About Hunger campaigns. The programs allow shoppers to donate $1, $2, $3 or $5 at checkout, with 100% of the proceeds going to each store’s local food bank. The amount raised represents a 3% increase over the previous year’s campaigns. “For contributions to rise 3% in an economy where consumers are struggling to stretch every dollar is ...
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