Royer’s Flowers ‘Stems Hunger’ collects 1,700 pounds of nonperishable food

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LEBANON, Pa. (July 26, 2017) – Royer’s Flowers & Gifts’ annual food drive collected 1,706 pounds of nonperishable items, giving it a seven-year total of more than six tons.

Royer’s Stems Hunger, which took place June 17-July 1, collected 163 pounds for the Greater Berks Food Bank and 1,543 pounds for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.

For each nonperishable food item, donors received a free carnation.

Besides Royer’s 16 stores, the food drop-off locations included Drayer Physical Therapy Institute outpatient centers in Carlisle, Dillsburg, Harrisburg, Hummelstown, Lancaster, Mount Joy and York.

Lebanon-based Royer’s ( operates 15 Royer’s stores in Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties. Sister company Stephenson’s Flowers & Gifts has one Harrisburg store.