Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association is teaming up with Weis Markets
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21, 2021 In celebration of June Dairy Month, World Milk Day and the largest sector of the state’s number one industry Agriculture, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association is teaming up with Weis Markets. American Dairy Association North East and Feeding Pennsylvania to pour fresh milk across Pennsylvania through Fill A Glass With Hope®. Weis customers can round up their grocery payments at checkout counters to help fight hunger throughout the month of June statewide. In addition, Weis will host the PA Dairymen’s “Milkshakes On The Moo-ve” truck at area stores for milkshake fans to enjoy those popular milkshakes. Weis Stores is also making a major philanthropic announcement on June 1st.
MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT:
Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
11:00 AM— Media Event with Major Gift Announcement
11:30 to 4:00— “Milkshakes on the Moo-ve” Pop Up For Public
Weis Markets Parking Lot, 4524 Valley Road, Enola, PA
Dave Smith, Executive Director of PA Dairymen’s Association
Ron Bonacci, Vice President, Weis Markets
Jane Clements, Executive Director, Feeding PA
PA Dairy Royalty
Milk is a highly requested food item at food banks across the country, with nearly 600,000 children facing food insecurity in Pennsylvania. And the PA Dairymen’s milkshake is one of the most sought-after favorites at the PA Farm Show.
PA Dairymen’s Association Executive Director Dave Smith says, “We are grateful to have outstanding community leaders such as Weis Markets behind our state’s number one industry and once again helping us to provide fresh milk to children and families in need to tackle hunger. In addition, individuals and businesses are still reaching out in record numbers asking where they can get our famous milkshakes for a great cause. We are blessed that businesses and community groups like Weis Markets have really stepped up to help support Pennsylvania’s dairy farmers, along with our philanthropic endeavors by requesting Milkshake Pop Ups in communities.”
Milkshake sale proceeds benefit Pennsylvania ag-related charities, along with Feeding PA’s Fill A Glass With Hope® fresh milk program for families in need.
“Weis Markets is proud to partner with the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association to address hunger in our communities while supporting Pennsylvania dairy farmers,” said Ron Bonacci, Weis Markets Vice President, Advertising and Marketing. “We know that milk is a cornerstone of a nutritious diet for kids and families and is in high demand at area food banks. We’re grateful to the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association for their commitment to fighting hunger and supporting the dairy industry.”
OUTDOOR PA DAIRYMEN’S MILKSHAKE POP UPS DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE (Public Invited):
Tuesday, June 1 – Weis Markets Enola, 4525 Valley Road (11:30AM – 4PM)
Thursday, June 3 – Weis Markets Lewisburg, 6901 Westbranch Highway (11AM – 3PM)
Friday, June 11 – Weis Markets Fogelsville, 7801 Glenlivet West Drive (11AM – 3PM)
Friday, June 18 – Weis Markets Clarks Summit, 1020 Northern Boulevard (11AM – 3PM)
Thursday, June 24 – Weis Markets York, 1800 Roosevelt Avenue (10AM – 2PM)
Friday, June 25 – Weis Markets Camp Hill, 1195 Lowther Road (11AM – 3PM)