Record-breaking 2018 Dandy Canes campaign raises almost $85,000


Sayre, PA (January 22, 2019) – Dandy is happy to announce the 2018 Dandy Canes community fundraising campaign raised a record-breaking $84,715 across the chain’s 65 locations. The 14th annual Dandy Canes campaign, which raises funds for more than 100 local organizations during the holiday season, bested last year’s total by more than $24,000. 
 
From November 23rd through December 26th, 2018, Dandy customers were invited to make donations of $1.00 or more to local charities and community organizations handpicked by store employees. Participants are given a paper Dandy Cane to sign at the store to acknowledge their donation. The stores then hang the Dandy Canes across the entire building to highlight the community’s support.
 
100% of the funds raised by the customers of each store stay within the community. Each store manager and their associates select organizations that support the community and their customers, then work to spread the word and collect donations. Local food pantries, animal rescues, youth development centers, veterans organizations and emergency services groups are among the more than 100 organizations chosen.
 
Dandy President Randy Williams thanks everyone involved for the success of this year’s Dandy Canes campaign. “It’s been another record year for community giving during our 2018 Dandy Canes campaign. The $84,715 raised will have an incredible impact on those in our communities who need it most. I would personally like to thank our Dandy associates, who put forth tremendous effort for these wonderful organizations, and all of our valued customers for being so generous during the holiday season.”
 
About Dandy Canes
 
Dandy Canes is an annual community fundraising campaign that takes place in November and December. To date, customers in the communities where Dandy serves have raised nearly half a million dollars in support of dozens of charities across the Twin Tiers.  For more information about Dandy Canes and a complete list of the 2018 recipient organizations, visit www.goDandy.com.
 
 
About Dandy Mini Marts
 
Dandy Mini Marts, Inc. operates 65 locations throughout the Twin Tiers region of Pennsylvania and New York. Dandy offers fresh pizza, cold and hot subs, salads, wraps, and sides along with a large selection of snacks, grocery items, and cooler beverages. Dandy also features an extensive variety of today’s fueling options, including compressed natural gas (CNG). Many locations are open 24 hours. We are dedicated to ensuring every patron receives prompt, friendly, and courteous service while providing quality products at a fair price in safe, clean and convenient locations. Dandy employees and management work hard to create positive attitudes, innovative approaches, continued growth and a pleasant work environment.

Dandy Store #  Location Community Partner
2 501 N. Keystone Ave. Sayre Bradford County Humane Society
3 44 Golden Mile Rd Towanda (Wysox) The Children's House
4 625 Main St Towanda Abuse and Rape Crisis Center
      The Children's House
5 474 Reuters Blvd North Towanda Bradford County Humane Society
      Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bradford County
6 213-218 S. Main St. Athens Sirens for Santa
      Animal Care Sanctuary
107 10737 Rt 249 Knoxville Troupsburg Fire Department
10 773 Country Road 60 Chemung Chemung Fire Department
      Toys For Tots
11 3149 State Route 352 Big Flats Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA
      Meals on Wheels of Chemung County
12 40-50 Troy St Canton Safe Transitions For Families
13 53 Water St. Dundee Guthrie Breast Cancer Program
      Dundee Fire Department
14 814 West River Rd. Nichols Community Care Network of Nichols
      Town of Nichols Food Bank
      Roki Community Club Inc.
15 223 State St., PO Box 35 Wyalusing Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department
16 2686 Elmira St. Sayre Skiff - Bower VFW Post 1536
      Sayre Borough Police Benevolent Association
17 244 Spring St Sayre Salvation Army
      The Bridge
      Valley Food Pantry
18 121 S. Elmer Ave. Sayre Christmas is for Kids
      Sayre Fire Department
19 78 White Wagon Rd. Sayre (Wilawana) Christmas is for Kids
      The Bridge
20 109 Main St. Ulster Mather Memorial Library of Ulster
      Sheshequin-Ulster Community Center  
21 837 Main St Rome Rome Fire Department
22 7320 State Route 328  Millerton Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department
      Wells Jackson Lions Club
      Millerton Fire Department
24 908 E. Church St. Elmira  The ARC of Chemung County
      Elmira Glove House, Inc.
      AIM Independent Living Center
25 71 Main St. Lawrenceville KARE Corporation
26 10 Main St Wellsburg Guthrie Breast Cancer Program
28 6994 Wolcott Hollow Rd. Athens The Bridge
      Salvation Army
      Bradford County Humane Society
30 4 Gee St. Van Etten S-VE Food Cupboard
31 6034 State Route 13 Cayuta Schulyer County SPCA 
      T-burg Takes on Pediatric Cancer 
      Catholic Charities of Schuyler County c/o Schuyler Outreach Food Pantry 
32 6451 State Route 267 Meshoppen  Susquehanna County Interfaith
33 2700 Slaterville Rd. Slaterville Slaterville Fire Department
34 668 Main St. PO Box 313 Breesport Food Bank of the Southern Tier
      Friends of Horseheads Animal Shelter
35 302 S Hamilton St. Painted Post Gang Mills Fire Department
      Habitat for Humanity
36 510 James Monroe Ave Monroeton Monroeton Hose Company
37 1017 Main St. LeRaysville Red Cross
      H.O.P.S. Ambulance
38 102 E. Main St Odessa Odessa Fire Department
      Food Bank of the Southern Tier
39 7383 Route 487 Mildred Mildred Fire & Ambulace
40 307 Church St East Smithfield Animal Care Sanctuary
      The Childrens House
41 4816 State Route 87 Mehoopany Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen
      FWM Volunteer Fire Company
42 51 Commercial Dr. Johnson City Tracey's Hope
45 85 Front St New Albany New Albany Children's Fund
46 11831 Rt. 118, PO Box 46 Unityville Guthrie Breast Cancer Program
      Rescue Pets Serving Vets Inc
47 781 Fall Creek Rd. Freeville Freeville Food Pantry
      McLean Fire Departent
48 501 PA 706 Camptown Herrickville Fire Department
49 4083 Lake Ave. Burdette Humane Society of Schuyler County
52 11979 E Corning Rd Corning East Corning Fire Department
53 2 Owego Rd Candor Candor Emergency Squad
54 101 E. Main St. Harrison Valley Harrison Valley Fire Department
      HAFFC (Harrison Valley Women's Auxilliary
55 Tichenor Rd. NYS Rt. 414 Box 235 Hector Valois Logan & Hector Volunteer Fire Co. Inc.
      Humane Society of Schuyler County
57 104 Wygant Rd Horseheads Horseheads Community Animal Shelter
      Meals On Wheels Of Chemung County
58 8708 Main St. Campbell Operation Greater Joy Campbell-Savona SD
      Campbell United Methodist Church
      The Mitten Project
59 11196 Rt. 287 Middlebury Center Middlebury Center Fire Department
60 590 Elmira Street Troy Troy Food Bank
      Endless Mountain Mission Center         
      Animal Care Sanctuary
61 450 Canton Street Troy Troy Vets Club Home Association
      The Giving Tree
62 300 Main St. Eldred Meals on Wheels of McKean County
      Eldred World War II Museum
      Eldred Borough Fire Department
63 1769 Grand Central Ave Elmira Heights Elmira Heights Fire Department
      Food Bank of the Southern Tier
64 48 Denison Parkway W Corning Steuben County Habitat for Humanity
      Salvation Army
69 16774 Route 6 Burlington Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors
      Endless Mountain Mission Center
71 3564 Watkins Rd Pine Valley Horseheads Animal Shelter
      Food Bank of the Southern Tier
      Millport Fire Department
72 1567 Pennsylvania Ave Little Meadows Little Meadows Volunteer Fire and Rescue
73 6702 County Road 32 Canandaigua Bristol Library
      Scott Delforte Foundation
74 30023 Route 6 Wysox Abuse and Rape Crisis Center
      T.A.C.O. Food Pantry
75 179 State Route 414 Beaver Dams Beaver Dams Fire Department
      Beavers Dams Food Pantry 
77 2102 Mecklenburg Rd Ithaca Enfield Fire Department
      Enfield Food Pantry
78 8032 State Route 6  Meshoppen  Meshoppen Volunteer Fire Department
79 452 Chemung Street Waverly Waverly Memorial VFW Post 8104
81 4294 State Route 287 Jersey Shore Lycoming County S.P.C.A.
      Salvation Army
82 805 W. Buffalo Street Ithaca  Southside Community Center
      GIAC
83 825 Danby Road Ithaca Salvation Army of Ithaca
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