(Binghamton, New York) – Weis Markets today presented a corporate donation of $10,000 in Weis Gift cards to the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) as part of its Fight Hunger campaign. At a ceremony in its Front Street store in Binghamton, the Company also presented CHOW with $9,624 in gift cards that were generated by customer donations in the Southern Tier during the Fight Hunger campaign. During this campaign customers also made an additional $3,783 in product donations. “During Fight Hunger, we combined with our customers to make $23,407 in product and gift card donations to a local hunger organization serving 60 food pantries, soup kitchens and community meal programs in the Southern Tier,” said Brad Kochenour, Weis Markets’ Regional Vice President. “We wanted to thank our Southern Tier customers who were among the most generous in the company and we’re extremely pleased to be able to supplement their giving with our own corporate donation.” “We are grateful to Weis Markets customers for their generous donations and to Weis Markets’ support during their Fight Hunger Campaign,” said Deacon Edward Blaine, Director of CHOW. “We work with Weis Markets throughout the year and appreciate their strong support and the support of their customers - particularly during the holidays when demand surges.” Weis Markets currently operates 164 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia. For more information about Weis Markets, Inc., please visit weismarkets.com. Founded in 1976, The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) is operated by the Broome County Council of Churches. Each month, it distributes 130,000 pounds through its networks of 30 food pantries in Broome County congregations and over 30 soup kitchens and community meal programs.

Tags