Sabres, Bills to donate $1.2M for community aid amid COVID-19 pandemic

Terry Pegula and his wife, Kim Pegula. (Gary Wiepert/AP)

The Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills will provide around $1.2 million to help families in Western New York as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to expand in the United States, the Sabres announced on Wednesday.

Pegula Sports & Entertainment, the company that owns both teams, states that the money will be divided between non-profit agencies that act in the areas most affected by the virus, as well as FeedMore WNY and the Rural Outreach Center in East Aurora.

The remainder of the money will be used to support areas with the most pressing needs, such as first responders, hospital workers, nurses and protective- and medical-equipment supplies.

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