MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Klement Sausage Co., Inc. is celebrating National Snack Stick Day by pledging to donate up to $30,000 through a social media campaign. Now through Friday, September 23rd, through the Klement's STICK up for Fighting Hunger Facebook campaign, Klement's will be donating $1 to food banks around the country to help families in need. For every new like on the Klement Sausage Facebook page and for every like, share or comment on their designated photo Klement's will donate $1 for a total donation up to $30,000.
The Klement Sausage Company founded National Snack Stick Day (September 23rd) to celebrate on-the-go snacks for making on-the-go lives possible! These little portions of smoked sausage are a convenient source of protein to take with you on a hike or throw in your gym bag, satisfy mid-morning hunger pangs and are easily shared after school, after work or anytime. With a variety of flavorful choices, snack sticks have the whole family covered. From sweet to spicy and everything in between, this savory snack was made for busy people. The Registrar at National Day Calendar approved the day in 2016.
On September 23rd be sure your pockets, backpacks, and desk drawers are stocked so you can observe National Snack Stick Day! Kick back, chew on your favorite snack stick and raise a toast to all those who set out to satisfy the taste buds of tradition. Use #NationalSnackStickDay to share on social media.
Klement's was established in 1956 by three brothers, John, George and Ron Klement in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and continues to be operated under the family name, employing over 350 people in two plants. The company has grown from a small sausage kitchen to one of the largest producers of fine, old world sausage products.
Klement's believes in handcrafted production – meticulously making delicious sausage products the way it used to be done in the butcher shops in the Old World. A small batch focus and "made with care philosophy" supports a compelling attraction for consumers who seek artisan food experiences. The company manufacturers fresh sausages, cooked and smoked sausages, summer sausages and snack sticks.
Food banks that will be benefiting from the money raised in the campaign are the following:
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin- Milwaukee, WI
Second Harvest Southern Wisconsin- Madison, WI
Greater Chicago Food Depository- Chicago, IL
St. Louis Area Foodbank- Bridgeton, MO
Second Harvest Heartland- Minneapolis, MN
Food Bank of the Rockies- Denver, CO
Harvesters Community Food Bank- Kansas City, MO
Northern Illinois Food Bank- Naperville, IL
Food Bank of Iowa- Des Moines, IA
Ozarks Food Harvest- Springfield, MO
Second Harvest Northern Lakes- Duluth, MN
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SOURCE Klement Sausage Co., Inc.