Yuengling donates $ 50,000 to organization helping veterans
D. G. Yuengling & Son Inc. has donated $ 50,000 to an organization that enriches the lives of our nation’s veterans.
Representatives from the Pottsville brewery presented a check to Team Red, White & Blue through the company’s Lagers for Heroes program.
“We are thrilled to announce Team RWB as a new partner for our Lagers for Heroes program,” Debbie Yuengling, a sixth- generation brewer, said. “Team RWB offers invaluable resources and support services for veterans, and we are proud to support an organization that shares our same commitment to our nation’s military.”
Team RWB Executive Director John Pinter accepted on behalf of the nonprofit, which connects America’s veterans with their communities through physical and social activity. Jennifer Yuengling, vice presiYuengling and Pinter for the ceredent of operations for D. G. mony, along with Bana Miller, SarYuengling & Son Inc., joined Debbie ah Ames, Amber Bensinger, Debbie Altobelli and Amanda Rondon.
Yuengling also supported Team RWB’S Old Glory Relay. During the Pennsylvania leg of the Old Glory Relay in September, Jennifer Yuengling raised the flag and ran a portion of the course with the team. The relay is a 4,300- mile journey where veterans and supporters carry the American flag across the country to honor and connect those who served.
Yuengling’s latest donation will further Team RWB’S commitment to creating quality relationships and experiences for veterans.
“We are extremely honored by the generous support of Yuengling’s Lagers for Heroes program,” Pinter, said. “This donation will enable us to significantly expand our programs and impact the lives of veterans and their families.”
D. G. Yuengling & Son Inc. presented a $ 50,000 donation to Team Red, White & Blue to support physical and social programs for veterans. Attending the presentation at Yuengling brewery on Mahantongo Street, Pottsville, are, from left, Sarah Ames, Amber Bensinger, Debbie Altobelli, Bana Miller, Jennifer Yuengling, John Pinter, Debbie Yuengling, Amanda Rondon.