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Thank you for feeding 500,000 people

Jun 29, 2018 • by United Way Berks County
A group shot of volunteers on site at Big Cheese 4


United Way of Berks County thanks everyone involved with this year’s event for being a part of Big Cheese 4 and helping to fight hunger in our community.

More than 1,000 volunteers packaged over 500,000 mac & cheese and rice & bean meals in just 6 hours. The meals will be distributed through the Weekender Backpack program via the Greater Berks Food Bank and by the Reading School District to students most-in-need.

Our volunteers are awesome! Big Cheese 4 is the largest event of its kind organized by a United Way nationwide, and the largest overall within the northeast U.S. by any organization. Your incredible energy and enthusiasm makes all of this possible. Check out the Big Cheese 4 Video produced by the talented team at VideoWorks Production Company and please pass it along to your teammates.

Mark your calendar: Big Cheese 5 – June 14 & 15, 2019

Thank you again for your tremendous effort!

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