Community Support Donations

Community Support Request

Appalachian Brewing Company is dedicated to making a difference in our communities. Our main philanthropy is The Child Life Program at Hershey Medical Center funded through sales of our Lily’s Soda line.

Lily Jordan is a Central PA teenager fighting cancer. Appalachian Brewing Company teamed up with Lily to create a line of craft soda aptly named “Lily’s Soda”. The best part about Lily’s story has been her positive attitude and her willingness to help other children who are going through similar experiences as she is. Lily’s and her parents felt like The Child Life Program had a significate impact on their life while at Hershey Med. “Anything that a child asks for in the hospital, most likely the child life department can provide for them,” said child life assistant for the hospital, Jennifer Shearn.

Guidelines

We also believe in the importance of supporting the communities surrounding our Brew Pubs to the best of our ability.  Because of the volume of requests we receive we are unable to support every event, no matter how much we would like to. Below are the guidelines we adhere to when approving donation requests:

  1. Organization should be non-profit, 501(c)3 certified.
  2. Donations must be picked up from our Corporate Headquarters in Harrisburg, PA.
  3. The event must be in Pennsylvania.
  4. Requests need to be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the event date.
  5. Due to legalities we are unable to support youth and/or school-related events or events held on school properties.
  6. Due to legalities we are also unable to donate beer to events where more than 25% of attendees are under the age of 21.

In addition to these guidelines, the organization must obtain the proper licensing from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for the event and Appalachian Brewing Company will not assume any liability for the event.

Due to the number and frequency of requests we receive, we have established a thorough evaluation system. Please complete the community stewardship form below in order for your request to be considered. Requests sent by mail, voicemail or email will not be processed. Every request submitted through this form will be considered.

Request Form

  • First Name*
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  • Last Name*
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  • Email*
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  • Phone*
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  • Organization Name*
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  • Year Organization Founded*
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  • Are you able to pick up your donation?*All donations must be picked up from our Corporate Headquarters in Harrisburg, PA.
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  • Have you received a donation from Appalachian Brewing Company in the past?*
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  • Are any Appalachian Brewing Company employees currently connected with your organization?*
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  • What is the PRIMARY reason for this request?*
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  • What is the name of this specific program or event?*
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  • If this request is for an event, did you consider holding it at your closest Appalachian Brewing Company Brew Pub?*
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  • Please describe event or program.*If there’s a healthy eating/activity angle to your proposal, tell us! Please try to limit your response to 300 words.
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  • What form of support are you requesting?*
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  • Please describe the type of support you are requesting.*For example, if requesting product please include the type, quantity, etc.
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  • Date of Event*All requests must be submitted 6 weeks prior to the date of the event. Requests made with less than 6 weeks notice will be rejected.
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  • Date decision by Appalachian Brewing Company is needed by?*All requests must be received two weeks or more prior to date needed. Requests received less than two weeks cannot be gauranteed.
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  • How many people are expected to participate/attend?*If for an event, please include the estimated attendees. If for program support, please indicate estimated number of individuals impacted?
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  • How do you intend to use the Appalachian Brewing Company donation?*Please Note: We reserve the right to specify the use of our products.
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  • Please indicate how you plan to promote this program or event.*Check all that apply.
    Social media site(s)
    Web site(s)
    Print
    Radio
    TV
    Other
    N/A or no media outreach planned
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  • How will Appalachian Brewing Company be recognized for their donation?*(Size: full, half, ¼ or 1/8 page, Dimensions: W x H, Format: PDF/JPEG, Color: Color or B&W)
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  • Will an ad be included with our donation/sponsorship?*(Size: full, half, ¼ or 1/8 page, Dimensions: W x H, Format: PDF/JPEG, Color: Color or B&W)
    Yes
    No
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  • Please list other pending and committed restaurants and breweries:*
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  • We love to hear how our participation in your events or charities makes a difference. Please drop us a line or send us a photo.
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