Goya donates 40K pounds of food to Greater Berks Food Bank

SPRING TWP., Pa. - The Greater Berks Food Bank has taken in a large donation.

Goya Foods donated 40,000 pounds of food to the food bank in Spring Township on Tuesday. The donation includes cans of vegetables, fresh produce, and more.

"What we're donating are products that people can relate to, and not only that, that are good for them," said Juan Lopez, division manager, Goya Foods. "I mean, we're giving grains, in terms of rice, beans, which are good for you."

Goya, headquartered in New Jersey, said the donation is part of a nationwide campaign to donate more than 1.5 million pounds of food to those in need.

The Greater Berks Food Bank distributes more than seven million pounds of food each year to more than 300 programs that feed the hungry in Berks, Schuylkill and western Montgomery counties.

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