MOUNTAIN TOP — Racing legend Richard Petty will be in the area next month to announce a donation of 40,000 pounds of protein to the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank.
The donation, made by Richard Petty Motorsports in partnership with Smithfield Foods, will be discussed during an Aug. 1 press conference at the Weis Markets store, 237 South Mountain Blvd, Mountain Top.
Petty has partnered with the Smithfield Helping Hungry Homes program to donate thousands of pounds of protein in recent years.
Smithfield sponsors the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Ford with driver Aric Almirola.