SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – Between grabbing lunch on the meals vehicles, snapping some footage with Snoopy, and chatting with the 69 information crew, a whole lot got here out on Saturday for the third annual WFMZ and Dorney Park Meals Truck Meals Drive.
“It has been an incredible 12 months,” Dorney Park Public Relations and Communications Director, Tana Korpics, defined, “Ã¢â‚¬Â¦from various kinds of meals vehicles, to really feel of space, all of the donations coming in.”Ã‚Â
Piles and piles of donations added up all through the day from 11am-3pm at Dorney Park. All of the meals will donated to the Second Harvest Meals financial institution of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania.
“Occasions like this the place we will actually join with the group, and meet the individuals who actually care, makes all of it worthwhile,” Second Harvest Meals Financial institution Growth Coordinator Briana Mcgonagle mentioned.Ã‚Â
“Highlighting one thing that is actually a necessity, near our hearts, as individuals within the meals enterprise, ensuring these that do not have sufficient can get assist by means of second harvest,” co-owner of meals truck ,Vince’s Cheesteaks, Chris Cocca mentioned.Ã‚Â
The ultimate rely of meals donations will not be introduced till no less than Monday, however final 12 months’s meals drive introduced in 20 thousand kilos of meals. Organizers imagine this 12 months, is their finest drive but.
“We’re assured that we have blown it out of the water,” Mcgonagle mentioned.Ã‚Â
Many say probably the most rewarding a part of this drive is realizing they’re giving again, and serving to struggling households on this group.
“I all the time prefer to say I am electrified after I’m across the curler coaster ,however in the present day was much more electifying being round this group,” Korpics mentioned. “It is only a really feel good day i am actually proud to be part of it.”Ã‚Â