Yuengling and American Eagle Foundation Continue Partnership to Protect Iconic U.S. Symbol 

America’s Oldest Brewery’s support will allow American Eagle Foundation to expand its programs and further its mission of strengthening eagle populations 

POTTSVILLE, PA—June 15, 2022—D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, announced today, in anticipation of American Eagle Day on June 20th, that it will continue its partnership with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF), a leading nonprofit organization focused on the care and protection of the U.S. National Symbol, the Bald Eagle, with a $10,000 check donation.  

“As America’s Oldest Brewery, we are proud to honor our history, dating back over 193 years, to when we were initially founded as the Eagle Brewery. The eagle represents American strength and freedom and has become a symbol of Yuengling’s quality and perseverance. We are committed to preserving this special bird for generations to come,” said Debbie Yuengling, Employee Engagement & Culture Manager and 6th generation family member, D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. “We are proud to extend our partnership with the American Eagle Foundation to grow their successful programs and make a sustained impact.” 

Yuengling’s partnership will support AEF and help advance its mission of education, conservation, and rehabilitation for the Bald Eagle. 

“For over 30 years and counting, the American Eagle Foundation has been fiercely dedicated to protecting the Bald Eagle through conservation, education and rehabilitation programs,” said Jessica Hall, Executive Director, American Eagle Foundation. “Our continued partnership with Yuengling will greatly help us advance our mission and expand our reach. We are happy to participate in such a natural partnership, as the Bald Eagle has played such a prominent role in Yuengling’s 193-year history.” 

In 1829, the Yuengling Brewery, originally named the Eagle Brewery, debuted the iconic eagle on its label and it has remained a prominent part of brand imagery ever since. For more information about Yuengling and the AEF partnership, fans are encouraged to follow the Yuengling Facebook page, follow Yuengling on Twitter and Instagram, or visit  


About D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.    
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery®, is family-owned and operated since 1829. Now sold in 23 states, production is supported by two breweries in Pottsville, PA and one in Tampa, FL. Principal beer brands include Yuengling® Traditional Lager, Light Lager 99, Black & Tan, Golden Pilsner, Premium, Light, Dark Brewed Porter, Lord Chesterfield Ale®, Oktoberfest, Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter, FLIGHT by Yuengling, and Raging Eagle Mango. Get news, updates and access media images at  

About the American Eagle Foundation 
Through educational outreach and a deeply passionate commitment to conservation, American Eagle Foundation (a 501c3) is dedicated to inspiring the global community to guard and protect the bald eagle and all North American birds of prey.  American Eagle Foundation possess the nation’s largest non-releasable bald eagle population for education, exhibition and rehabilitation, under permits from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.  American Eagle Foundation will be opening the largest bald eagle education, rehabilitation and research center, located in Tennessee in 2023. 

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