I love summer. I love the heat. I love spending the afternoon at the pool or on the lake. I love sunshine. I love tan lines. I love family time. And I love sweet, summer mornings.
Brooke is really starting to love exploring things and is interested in little activities, so I thought it would be fun to set up a breakfast picnic for her. She is obsessed with breakfast foods, actually any food in general, so it’s always fun to watch her at mealtime. She normally drinks all of her milk towards the beginning of her meal, she loves it so much. These moments are really the simple joys of life to me. I love just spending time with Brooke watching her play, learn and grow.
Since June is national dairy month, I thought it would the perfect time to share about an opportunity you have to be a part of Feeding America and The Great American Milk Drive. You can help feed a child in your community this summer with a small donation at milklife.com/give. A donation as little as $5 can deliver a highly desired and nutrient-rich gallon of fresh milk to children who need it most.
To most kids, summer means sunshine, swimming, or baseball in the park. However, more than 22 million children may miss out on milk’s nutrition this summer when they lose access to free or reduced-price meal programs at school. More than 46 million Americans – including 12 million children – get support from Feeding America® network food banks each year. Fresh milk is one of the most requested, but least donated items at food banks.
The Great American Milk Drive, a collaborative effort between Feeding America, America’s dairy farmers and milk companies, turns online donations into gallons of milk for families. To date, the program has provided more than 12 million servings of milk to families across the country.
It’s important for kids to get protein at every meal, especially breakfast. Getting enough protein in the morning can help kids feel fuller, longer, so they can start the day off right. Milk’s 9 essential nutrients, including 8 grams of high-quality protein per 8 ounce serving, can help to ensure that children have the potential to play, learn and grow this summer.
This is a great opportunity for you and your child to serve others together this summer in a simple way by donating a much needed gallon of milk to your local community. Learn more about The Great American Milk Drive and donate to milklife.com/give.
Milk Life is also hosting a giveaway! Enter below to win a prize pack that includes: a Tote bag, Luggage tag, and Insulated tumbler with straw. There will be 15 Milk Life Prize Packs (ARV $25) provided by Milk Life.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.