Your Weekly Checkoff Update
Checkoff Partner McDonald’s Donates 3 Million Pounds of Food to U.S. Families
Dairy makes up 1.1 million of the three million pounds of food donated by McDonald’s during the quarantine. Valued at $3.1 million, the chain is using the excess food and ingredients from menu items originally planned for its restaurants to help feed families in need. 
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Local Media Outlets Seek Interviews with Dairy Farmers to Tell Their Stories
Media stations continue to seek out local dairy farmers to explain the production and supply chain issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. ADA North East has been working with farmers throughout the region to prepare them to conduct interviews. 
Dairy Farmer News Interviews
Health Professionals Get the Virtual Scoop on Dairy from a New York Farmer
Dairy farmer and registered dietitian Abigail Copenhaver of Stanley, N.Y., joined the ADA North East health professional staff to develop a webinar called “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally; A Recipe for Nutrition Sustainability.”
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Reminder: Upcoming Webinar Set on How to Host a Virtual Farm Tour
On Wednesday, May 13, at 7 p.m., ADA North East’s DairyFAN group will host the free webinar, “Telling Your Dairy Story with a Virtual Farm Tour.”
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