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For Immediate Release

Title: On January 15 Weis Markets Will Begin Collecting Donations for Haitian Earthquake Victims


SUNBURY, Pa., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Weis Markets Inc. will begin collecting donations on behalf of the American Red Cross’s Haiti Relief and Development Fund in all of its stores on January 15.

 Starting Friday, customers can donate the amount they wish by adding to their grocery bill at check out or at the courtesy desk.  This option is available to customers paying with cash, check, and credit or debit cards. The collected money will be donated to the Red Cross’s Haiti Relief and Development Fund.

 ”We are giving our customers an easy way to help.  While the reports are still coming in, it is clear that as a result of the recent earthquake, millions of Haitians will need help in the days and weeks ahead,” David J. Hepfinger, Weis Markets’ President and CEO.  “In addition, we plan to make a significant corporate donation to the relief efforts for the victims of this earthquake.”

 Founded in 1912, Weis Markets is a Mid-Atlantic food retailer, operating 165 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia.