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Weis Markets Launches Month-Long Fight Hunger Program

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SUNBURY, Pa., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets today announced that it will launch its sixth annual Fight Hunger Program to run throughout Hunger Action Month this September. The program works to provide food and monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers in Weis' 165-store service area.

"Each September, we ask our customers to consider donating to local food banks in all of the markets we serve," said Kurt Schertle, executive vice president, sales and merchandising for Weis Markets. "Food insecurity is a growing challenge in our country and we are committed to helping our food bank partners meet this rising demand. We are grateful to our customers for their continued support."

Customers are able to donate shelf-stable items, as well as purchase $3, $5 and $10 vouchers during the checkout process. 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to area food banks in the form of gift card donations to help fill gaps in food supplies. Weis also offers convenient, pre-filled Fight Hunger donation boxes containing pasta, sauce, fruit, vegetables, tuna, cereal and soup — all for less than ten dollars.

The Fight Hunger Food Drive will benefit local food banks and pantries throughout Weis Markets five state market area. Regional food banks will also participate in the program including: The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast, PA; The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank ( Harrisburg); The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank ( Williamsport); The Maryland Food Bank; The Commission on Economic Opportunity/The Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank ( Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton); Greater Berks Food Bank ( Reading); Philabundance ( Montgomery County, PA); Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW)/Broome County Council of Churches; Food Bank of the Southern Tier (Elmira);  Philabundance; Northwest Community Action Program NORWESCAP Food Bank ( Phillipsburg, NJ); and Mountaineer Food Bank ( West Virginia).

For more information about Weis' Fight Hunger program and its partner food banks, visit www.weismarkets.com/Fight-Hunger.

About Weis MarketsFounded in 1912, Weis Markets is a Mid Atlantic food retailer operating 165 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. For more information, please visit: WeisMarkets.com or Facebook.com/WeisMarkets.



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