The cooperative launches program to help community food banks secure much-needed refrigeration and keep them stocked with milk.
September 10, 2020
As part of Hunger Action Month this September and with the increased demand for food assistance due to COVID-19, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) announced an expanded commitment designed to make a lasting impact in the fight against hunger.
The #FoodForThought campaign highlights acts of kindness while inspiring and encouraging people to give back to their community.
August 26, 2020
Committed to helping California families facing hunger, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), creators of “got milk?”and toma leche, and the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), representing California dairy farm families, announced a partnership with Feeding America to help provide 1 million meals and 1 million servings of milk through the launch of #FoodForThought.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down in many ways. As it’s challenged consumers, it has also challenged our foodservice/restaurant and retail customers to become increasingly innovative in how they serve their customers.
Chobani’s PB&J Food Bank Batch yogurt will be sold nationally in four-packs, helping support food banks as demand hits new highs.
July 6, 2020
With the need for food assistance on the rise due to the global pandemic, Chobani announced that it is donating all profits from a new limited-edition charity flavor to Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks that provides food to people in need.
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.