American Dairy Association North East has helped coordinate logistics, communications and distribution of more than 62,000 gallons of milk to New York families as of April 30, donated by Dairy Farmers of America. The need for food assistance is drastically increasing and the dairy industry is ramping up efforts to help get milk to families in need.
This week’s New York distribution includes Salvation Army and the Oneida Boards of Cooperative Educational Services receiving 8,262 gallons, and 12,000 gallons are going to Hall, Richmond and Sandy Creek, N.Y.
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 or call our Main Office at 315-472-9143.