Nonprofits Score Bills VIP Gameday Experience from M&T Bank

BUFFALO, N.Y.; Sept. 12, 2019—During the 2019-2020 Buffalo Bills season, M&T Bank will continue its four-year tradition of showing appreciation for hardworking Western New York nonprofits by providing unique and exciting gameday experiences through access to ‘The Comfort Zone.’

During each home game at New Era Field this season, M&T will invite local nonprofits to enjoy exclusive access to a private portion of the M&T Club. ‘The Comfort Zone’ provides a premier fan experience with a private club entrance, comfortable lounge seating, complimentary food and beverages and incredible views of the on-field action. The invitations are extended annually to different organizations as a thank you for playing an active role in enriching the lives of those in Western New York.

“The hard work and dedication of these nonprofit groups are essential to what makes Buffalo such an amazing place to live, work and play,” said Shelley Drake, M&T Bank regional president for Western New York. “From healthcare and education to workforce development and reaching underserved parts of our community, their work every day has a massive impact on our hometown. Our team at M&T Bank is excited to recognize the positive difference they make with this unique gameday experience.”

This year’s organizations receiving guest passes to The Comfort Zone by M&T Bank include:

• EPIC (Every Person Influences Children)
• Evergreen Health and the Pride Center of Western New York
• Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York
• Seneca Street Community Development Corporation
• Crucial Catch Buffalo Urban League
• Heart, Love & Soul
• Explore & More
• Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York
• Northland Workforce Training Center
• Jericho Road Community Health Center

“M&T Bank’s longstanding commitment to our community make them ideal partners, and this experience is another example of how their team recognizes and fosters positive impact in Buffalo,” said Dan Misko, Pegula Sports & Entertainment’s senior vice president of business development. “Through their generosity with ‘The Comfort Zone,’ the Bills organization is proud to work with M&T and create a memorable gameday experience for our special nonprofit guests.”

M&T Bank is the official bank of the Buffalo Bills. The partnership includes naming rights to the M&T Club and the M&T Family Zone at New Era Field and exclusive rights to offer specially designed Bills checks and debit cards.

Fans can stay connected through the My Bills Card Facebook page to learn more about ongoing Buffalo Bills promotions, and access exclusive content and news from M&T Bank.

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