By: Rachel Bonachea
From farmers, to bottlers, to shelf stockers, America’s dairy community is working tirelessly to make sure that there’s milk on everyone’s table, but as the need for food increases during this unprecedented time, the need for help does as well.
Dairy Council of California, along with dairy partners across the country, is celebrating June is Dairy Month by supporting The Great American Milk Drive all month long and inviting our partners to do the same.
Nutrient-rich and nourishing, milk is one of the items most requested by the people served by Feeding America food banks; however, Feeding America food banks are only able to provide, on average, the equivalent of one gallon of milk per person per year. Donations to The Great American Milk Drive will go to local food banks based on the donor’s zip code and are distributed in the form of funds designated for the purchase of fluid milk.
To nourish your community and communities throughout the nation, we invite you to raise a gallon and give a gallon to help ensure all families have access to healthful foods like milk. Join us in fighting hunger in your community today. Learn more by visiting www.MilkLife.com/give.
Rachel brings more than 15 years of public relations and marketing expertise to her role as Communications Manager.
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