Foothills Food Bank To Accept Check Donations On Behalf Of Buffalo Chip Employees


Adopt-a-Family donors also needed for Buffalo Chip employee families

The Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center, a 501c(3) organization, has been named to accept check donations on behalf of the Buffalo Chip Employee Fund. The donations can be deposited directly at Parkway Bank, at Foothills Food Bank or during a fund-raiser planned for December 16, 5pm, at Frontier Town, 6245 East Cave Creek Road in Cave Creek. All monetary donations will benefit Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse employees and their families who were impacted severely by the tragic fire that decimated the historic restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. According to Larry Wendt, owner of the Buffalo Chip, all check donations will directly benefit the restaurant’s families. Parkway Bank is located at 6300 East Cave Creek Road in Cave Creek. Foothills Food Bank is located at 6038 East Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek.

Foothills Food Bank also seeks holiday Adopt-a-Family donors for the children and families of the than more than 100 Buffalo Chip employees who suffered upon the restaurant’s closing following the fire.

Executive director Pam DiPietro says the food bank is working to provide gifts, holiday meals and hope for the families in need. Anyone can participate in the effort. To request a donor sign-up form, email adoptafamily@foothillsfoodbank.com or pick up a form at Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. Checks for the Adopt-a-Family effort are payable to Foothills Food Bank.

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