Buffalo Wild Wings helps non-profit after big championship game turn-out

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Buffalo Wild Wings was packed for the national championship game, and the company made sure to give back to the community.

Regardless of who took home the trophy, Buffalo Wild Wings in Dothan made sure one local non-profit was also a winner.

"We've made it a tradition the last three years, coming to Buffalo Wings to watch the play-offs, so it's awesome,” said Alabama Fan Monica Botten.

Monica Botten's game-day tradition is bringing her family down to Buffalo Wild Wings to enjoy the environment and food, along with the game.

Buffalo Wild Wings has a big game-day tradition of its own.

"On big events, such as Alabama national championship games, which, we seem to be there every year. Roll Tide, A $20 donation, which will hold you a table, will go to the Boys and Girls Club,” said Buffalo Wild Wings General Manager Shane Bedford. “Not just the national account, but specifically here in Dothan."

Bedford said they had quite a few table reservations, and raised close to $200 for the championship game alone.

Not only do they help out the Boys and Girls Club on big game nights, but they raise money for them throughout the year.

"We have to have tutor,” said Phillip Gilley, Executive Director of the Wiregrass Boys and Girls Club. “We have some volunteers, but we have some we have to pay, so this money really helps u to provide tutors - paid tutors - to help our kids be academically successful."

Bedford said they raised several thousand dollars for the Boys and Girls Club last year, and he's looking forward to another round of donations next month for the Super Bowl.