Two-time Super Bowl Champion to Join Fill a Glass with Hope Campaign Leaders and Supporters to Kick-off 2024 Charitable Milk Campaign at PA Farm Show
Campaign Celebrates Nation’s First Statewide Fresh Milk Program for Food-insecure Families
SPECIAL GUESTS: U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chair Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson, Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding, Super Bowl Champion and Former Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Charlie Batch, and PA Dairy Royalty
WHAT: American Dairy Association North East, Feeding Pennsylvania, and the PA Dairymen’s Association will launch the 2024 Fill a Glass with Hope® charitable milk distribution and fundraising campaign on Friday, January 5 at 11 a.m. at the PA Dairymen’s Milkshake Booth in the Main Food Court at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.
Fill a Glass with Hope® campaign partners will announce the total sponsorship amount raised so far and encourage all Pennsylvanians to support the program at the PA Farm Show or online. Piloted in 2015 by the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Fill a Glass with Hope® expanded in 2016 to become the country’s first statewide charitable fresh milk distribution program. Fill A Glass with Hope has provided more than 34 million servings of fresh milk to Pennsylvanians experiencing food insecurity through Feeding Pennsylvania’s nine partner food banks
WHEN: Friday, January 5 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: PA Dairymen’s Association Main Food Court Milkshake Booth, PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, 2300 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Charlie Batch, Former Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback
U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chair Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson
PA Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding
Dave Smith, PA Dairymen’s Association Executive Director
Julie Bancroft, Feeding PA, CEO
Lolly Lesher, Dairy Farmer, Way-Har Farms, Berks County
PA Dairy Princess Royalty
Emcee Nancy Ryan
Keystone Sponsor Speakers: Dennis Curtin, Weis Market, Bill desRosiers, Coterra Energy
Additional Sponsors: ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, LLC and Fairlife, Horizon Farm Credit, Land O’Lakes, NJM Insurance Group, PSEC, PA Dairymen’s Association, Southwestern Energy, Swiss Premium Dairy, Valley Grange #1360, Modjeski and Masters, Inc., The GIANT Company, Fulton Bank, PA Farm Bureau, Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative,
Marburger Farm Dairy, Inc.