The partners, including cheesemaker Pineland Farms Dairy and dairy cooperative DFA, will distribute thousands of pounds of cheese to food pantries, shelters and more.
May 14, 2020
Good Shepherd Food Bank, Pineland Farms Dairy Company Inc., Libra Foundation and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) will distribute thousands of pounds of cheese to food-insecure Mainers through Maine’s emergency food distribution network, Bangor, Maine-based Pineland Farms Dairy said.
Contributions across the organization’s 10-state region will help meet the dairy demand food banks and pantries are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 28, 2020
The contributions will be spread across the 10 states Midwest Dairy represents, including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, to help meet the increased demand for dairy products during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The initiative is a new way to help food banks in the weeks and months ahead.
April 21, 2020
Chobani LLC, Norwich, N.Y., announced the launch of Chobani Pantry — a new way to help heroes at local food banks who will be providing critical support to families in the weeks and months ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DFA said it identified 30 communities across the country whose local food banks will receive funds to purchase much-needed dairy products.
April 20, 2020
At a time when many Americans are facing unprecedented hardships as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the family farm-owners and employees of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a Kansas City, Kan., headquartered national dairy cooperative, are stepping up to provide nutritious dairy products to those in need.
The Wisconsin cheese company aims to help 1.3 million families in need amid COVID-19 crisis.
April 16, 2020
To help feed families during this time of need, Sargento Foods Inc. of Plymouth, Wis., said it is donating $2 million in cheese to Wisconsin’s anti-hunger leader, Hunger Task Force, and its membership organization, the Hunger Relief Federation of Wisconsin.
The donations will go to food recovery organizations.
April 15, 2020
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and as part of the brand’s journey to reduce food waste and redirect it to those in need facing food insecurity, Two Good said it will donate 100% of its profits, up to $100,000 after expenses, in-store and online at select retailers during Earth Week.
Partner organizations nationwide will use the funds to help secure access to healthy food for vulnerable populations facing food shortages.
March 25, 2020
The closure of workplaces and schools nationwide in the last several weeks is leading to increasing food insecurity for many Americans, including low-income families, housebound individuals and children unable to access free school breakfast and lunch.
The company launched the volunteer program in 2017 to benefit the communities in which it operates, as well as its employees.
November 13, 2019
Saputo Inc. said colleagues across its network are coming together this November to participate in the third edition of The Big Cook Up. Employees are volunteering to make a difference, rolling up their sleeves to prepare more than 25,000 nutritious meals for families in need and having fun together along the way.