Jan. 5 2023 03:36 PM

Celebrates Nation’s First Statewide Fresh Milk Program for Families in Need

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SPECIAL GUESTS: Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Ag Secretary Russell Redding, Former Philadelphia Eagles & Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl Champ Torrey Smith and PA Dairy Royalty

American Dairy Association North East, Feeding Pennsylvania and the PA Dairymen’s Association launch the 2023 Fill a Glass with Hope® fundraising campaign on Friday, January 6 at 11 a.m. at the Dairymen’s Food Court stand at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. Former NFL wide receiver Torrey Smith, a two-time Super Bowl Champion with the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens, plus PA Dairy Princess Royalty, Chairman of the US House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA Agriculture Sec. Russell Redding, state business sponsors and government leaders to join the festivities.

Feeding PA will announce the total dollars raised to kick-off the 9th year of the Fill a Glass with Hope® campaign, which enables Feeding PA’s nine-member food banks to purchase and distribute fresh milk from local dairies. To date, the program has provided more than 34 million servings of fresh milk to families in need across Pennsylvania.


PA Dairymen’s Association Executive Director Dave Smith

Feeding PA CEO Jane Clements

Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson

Former Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Champion Torrey Smith

Crawford County Dairy Farmer Jeff Raney

PA Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding

Nancy & Newman

PA Dairy Princess Royalty

Keystone Sponsors:

Columbia Gas and the NiSource Foundation, Peter G. Trufahnestock

Coterra Energy, Bill desRosiers

FirstEnergy Foundation, Joleen Hindman

Weis Markets, Dennis Curtin

WHAT: Kickoff for 2023 Fill a Glass with Hope® Fresh Milk Distribution Program

WHEN: Friday, January 6 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: PA Dairymen’s Association Food Court Stand at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, 2300 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110