A Pennsylvania woman gained national attention by asking for more beer while practicing social distancing and then was generously obliged by Molson Coors.

A Pennsylvania woman gained national attention by asking for more beer while practicing social distancing and then was generously obliged by Molson Coors.

93 Year-Old Woman Pleads for More Beer and Gets 10 Cases

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A Pennsylvania woman gained national attention by asking for more beer while practicing social distancing amid the coronavirus crisis.

On Monday, she got her wish — and then some.

The woman, identified as 93-year-old Olive Veronesi by local television station KDKA-TV, was shown in a picture holding up a dry erase board inside her home with the message “I need more beer!” written on it. She was holding a Coors Light.

Molson Coors Beverage Company obliged. KDKA reported the beverage company delivered 150 Coors Light beers to Veronesi’s home on Monday.

Olive Veronesi, 93 years old, sips one of the beers from the stack of cases she generously received from Molson Coors

Olive Veronesi, 93 years old, sips one of the beers from the stack of cases she generously received from Molson Coors

Mark Linder, who works for Molson Coors, delivered the beer, and said: “My associate and I put in 10 cases of beer, and drove up, and made sure Olive got her beer so she can continue her healthy regimen of a Coors Light a day.”

A Molson Coors spokesperson then spoke of the generous donation afterwards: “When we saw Olive’s message, we knew we had to jump at the chance to not only connect with someone who brought a smile to our faces during this pandemic, but also gave us a special opportunity to say thanks for being a Coors Light fan.”

After receiving the gift, Veronesi changed her sign. It now reads, “Got more beer!” with a heart drawn on it. KDKA’s Facebook post showing Veronesi’s original plea for more beer was shared more than 50,000 times. More than 3,000 people commented on the post, with many of the top comments coming from people hoping to help Veronesi.

The TV station reported the photo of Veronesi was taken by a relative.

“Even in the pre-COVID era, we would’ve been thrilled to fulfill Olive’s request,” the statement from Molson Coors reads. “But in this moment, during these unusual times, bringing a little bit of joy to someone’s day is the least we can do.”

The spokesperson said Veronesi and her family “have a standing offer for more Coors Light whenever they’re ready for a restock.”

Veronesi said she was trying to be responsible and stay home to stop the Covid-19 spread, and added that she is overwhelmed by the response to her photo.

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