Roots for Boots MilitaryShare Milestone

Roots for Boots Celebrates Its 80th MilitaryShare in Support of Military Families

Hanover, PA — Roots for Boots, a recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting veterans, active duty, and military families, is proud to announce its 80th MilitaryShare event since its inception in November 2018. Each month MilitaryShare distribution serves over 200 veterans. MilitaryShare is a partnership with Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. This milestone event will take place on June 11, 2024 and continues the tradition of providing fresh, nutritious food to families with members who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. The upcoming MilitaryShare is scheduled at The Markets at Hanover, located at 1649 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. It is important to note that pre-registration is essential to ensure that the needs of all participating individuals are met.

Elizabeth Silbaugh Johnides, the co-owner of The Markets at Hanover, expressed her pride in supporting Roots for Boots, stating, "It is an honor to host Roots for Boots for their MilitaryShares. Their dedication to our military families aligns with our community values and we are thrilled to be a part of this impactful endeavor. As the daughter of a veteran, we appreciate their efforts and look forward to continuing our support and providing a welcoming space for these significant events."

Roots for Boots was founded by Christy Lucas, a former educator with a profound commitment to instilling a sense of patriotism, love of country, and respect for veterans in her students. The organization was born out of a chance encounter and a shared dedication to giving back to the military community. Since its establishment, Roots for Boots has evolved into a grassroots initiative that goes beyond traditional support frameworks, providing tailored assistance to meet the specific needs and challenges faced by servicemen and women and their families.

The organization's core values are to "Serve, Educate, and Inspire" has mobilized community members to utilize their talents and resources in support of those who have selflessly fought for our freedom. Participating in Roots for Boots activities is more than just giving back; it's about being part of a collective effort that embodies the spirit of patriotism and expresses our gratitude to those who protect and defend our liberty.

As Roots for Boots approaches this significant 80th MilitaryShare, it continues to stand as a pillar of hope and support for service members. This is made possible by the dedication and compassion of Christy Lucas and the numerous volunteers and community supporters who have rallied behind this noble cause.

For those interested in contributing or participating in the upcoming MilitaryShare, please contact Christy Lucas at Your involvement can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our heroes and their families.

About Roots for Boots
Roots for Boots is a nonprofit organization that transcends traditional support systems for veterans and active-duty personnel. Through community collaboration, Roots for Boots addresses specific needs and challenges faced by our servicemen and women, facilitating opportunities for service and engagement. The organization is committed to serving, educating, and inspiring both the military and civilian communities.

About The Markets at Hanover
Located in the heart of Hanover, Pennsylvania, The Markets at Hanover offers a vibrant community hub featuring a diverse mix of local vendors, artisanal foods, and unique shopping experiences. With its commitment to fostering community ties and supporting local businesses, The Markets at Hanover provides an ideal venue for public events and gatherings, reinforcing its role as a cornerstone of local community engagement