21 local schools awarded football grants through Buffalo Bills, USA Football

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2012 photo, the Buffalo Bills play the Pittsburgh Steelers at Ralph Wilson Stadium. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — More than a dozen schools in western New York will field teams with equipment partially funded thanks to western New York’s NFL team.

The Buffalo Bills in conjunction with USA Football awarded 21 local schools with grants valued anywhere between $1,500 and $2,500 per school. The grants will all be used towards new equipment, primarily focusing on safety equipment from Riddell.

Grants were awarded to the following schools:

  1. Amherst High School,
  2. Albion Youth Sports Althetics
  3. Batavia Bulldawgs Youth Football
  4. Bolivar Richburg Youth Football
  5. Cataract Little Loop Athletics
  6. Cheektowaga Little Loop Athletics
  7. Clarence Youth Football
  8. Fairport Packers
  9. Gates-Chili Jr. Spartans
  10. Geneseo Bills
  11. Hill Butler Giants Football
  12. McKinley High School Football
  13. Orchard Park Little League Football
  14. Pop Warner WNY Bills
  15. Queen City Football Youth Christian League
  16. Randolph Central School District
  17. Redskins Jr. Football
  18. Rush Henrietta Jr. Comets
  19. Silver Creek High School
  20. Springville Little League Football
  21. Warsaw Jr. Tigers

USA Football representatives say their goal is to protect players across the country, and they distribute more than $2 million a

WIVB.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s