Goetze's Candy donates Cow Tales® to healthcare heroes at Maryland hospitals.
Photo courtesy of Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) Facebook page.
BALTIMORE, MD April 28, 2020 — To show their gratitude for the men and women working on the front lines of the local healthcare system, Goetze’s Candy Company, Inc., donated caramel sweets to staffers at seven Maryland hospitals. The “Ounce of Joy” project was named for the donation of Cow Tales®, each weighing one ounce, to healthcare teams at GBMC, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, and Gilchrist.
"We are deeply thankful for the essential workers who selflessly put their lives on the line each day to keep our community safe amid this unprecedented time," said Mitchell Goetze, CEO of Goetze's Candy Company. "Our hope for the ‘Ounce of Joy’ donations is that we spark a bit of happiness with our caramel treats."
A family-run organization, Goetze’s Candy Company began making sweet treats in Maryland since 1895. Today, the Goetze family continues to lead the business as it celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. For more information about Goetze’s Candy Company, visit www.goetzecandy.com.
About Goetze’s Candy Co., Inc.
Goetze’s Candy is a fifth generation, family-owned company located in downtown Baltimore, MD. Founded in 1895, we are celebrating 123 years of making sweet treats in the USA. Since the 1940’s, our staple product has been Caramel Creams®—a soft, chewy caramel wrapped around a decadent cream center—a tasty, iconic American treat. In 1984, Goetze’s Candy introduced Cow Tales®, an elongated version of the classic Caramel Creams.