Summerfest patrons collect record amounts of food for Hunger Task Force

Johnson Controls Inc., sponsored the annual Stomp Out Hunger food drive during opening day of Summerfest yesterday.

Glendale-based Johnson Controls Inc., sponsored the annual Stomp Out Hunger food drive during the opening day of Summerfest Thursday. In three hours, patrons attending Summerfest donated 77,000 pounds of food for the organization.
Guests who arrived at Summerfest between 12 noon and 3 p.m. and brought three non-perishable food items were given free admission to the festival.
“We are so grateful to all those who donated,” said Sherrie Tussler, executive director of Hunger Task Force.
Last year, patrons collected 76,000 pounds of food in Stomp Out Hunger food drive for the Hunger Task Force.

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