Weis Markets’ Stores Raise $103,000 for Local Food Banks | International Supermarket News
Weis Markets’ stores brought $103,000 up in donations for 100 local crisis food suppliers in its five state market territory while additionally producing a donation of 5,074 gallons of milk through its association with the Great American Milk Drive. The donations were raised in the time of Hunger Action month in September.
“Our customers kindness will produce more than a half million meals in the communities we serve. This year, we included another choice which permitted our clients to give a gallon of milk to a local family in need. This produced a donation of more than 5,000 gallons of milk,” says Richard Gunn, Weis Markets senior VP. “At last, these donations will advantage more than 100 local hunger associations who serve a large number of people. We are focused on helping these associations and are genuinely appreciative to our customers for their backing.”
The current year’s Fight Hunger system had two new elements. A $4 donation created a gallon of milk for a local hunger association, and customers could likewise purchase a Fight Hunger reusable sack for $2, with all returns going to local yearning associations.
The Fight Hunger nourishment movement advantages local sustenance banks and storerooms all through the five Mid-Atlantic States in which Weis Markets works. Local nourishment banks partaking in the project and who likewise planned local pick-ups include: The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast (PA); The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (Harrisburg, PA); The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (Williamsport, PA); The Maryland Food Bank (MD); The Commission on Economic Opportunity/The Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA); Greater Berks Food Bank (Reading, PA); Philabundance (Greater Philadelphia Area, PA); Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW)/Broome County Council of Churches (Broome County, NY); Food Bank of the Southern Tier (Elmira, NY); Food Bank Network of Somerset County (Somerset County, PA); Northwest Community Action Program NORWESCAP Food Bank (Phillipsburg, NJ); and Mountaineer Food Bank (WV).
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