ADA North East participated in the last of eight Summer Meals events this week in Newark, New Jersey, where we partnered with local food distribution organizations to support the program. Summer Meals helps get nutritious foods, including dairy, to kids during summer break, while boosting summer milk sales.
New Jersey State Dairy Princess Sierra Eachus and New York Giants quarterback Kyle Lauletta participated at the event in Newark.
Last week, former Baltimore Ravens player and dairy advocate Qadry Ismail joined ADA North East at the Baltimore Summer Meals kickoff.
About American Dairy Association North East
American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing more than 10,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit www.AmericanDairy.com.