fairlife to Award $100,000 in 2019 to Local Groups Working to Improve Food Systems in Underserved Communities
fairlife Announces Eight U.S. Cities for 2019 fairlife Grant Program
Chicago, Ill.– fairlife, LLC, the makers of fairlife ultra-filtered milk, today announced the launch of the 2019 fairlife Grant Program, which seeks to support community groups working to improve food systems. The grant program was first introduced in 2018 in four U.S. cities with high rates of food insecurity, providing financial support to chosen organizations that serve and impact lives through the provision of better nutrition. In 2019, the fairlife Grant Program is expanding to eight cities. Five community groups in each city will be chosen to each receive a $2,500 grant to advance the vision and direction of these community-led groups whose missions align with that of fairlife.
“fairlife is dedicated to providing people throughout the world with vitality & wellness and works to achieve this mission through innovative and highly nutritious dairy products that come from pioneering, sustainable farms,” said Sue McCloskey, dairy farmer and co-founder of fairlife, LLC. “The future of a healthy population and planet is based on sustainably produced nutrition for all and that’s why we’re making a firm commitment to allocate additional resources to support the noble efforts of groups working hard to enrich the lives and food systems in their community’s underserved areas.”
The eight cities for the 2019 Grant Program and their allocated application periods are:
- Atlanta, Georgia: February 1 – March 2
- Los Angeles, California: March 10 – April 9
- Memphis, Tennessee: April 18 – May 18
- Houston, Texas: May 19 – June 19
- Detroit, Michigan: June 26 – July 27
- Miami, Florida: August 4 – September 4
- New Orleans, Louisiana: September 11 – October 12
- Chicago, Illinois: October 13 – November 13
Organizations located in and supporting the greater metropolitan areas of the selected cities are encouraged to visit fairlifegrant.com and apply for the grant program during the assigned application period. Following the application deadline of each city, a rigorous review of entries will be done by a fairlife panel of judges whose goal is to identify the finalists that best qualified. The five (5) winners in each city will be notified and awarded $2,500 each.
For more information about the fairlife Grant Program and to learn about previous grant recipients, please visit fairlifegrant.com.
about fairlife, LLC
fairlife, LLC produces and markets nutritious and great-tasting milk beverages made using a cold-filtration process that removes lactose and sugars while maximizing the natural proteins, nutrients, and minerals found in cow’s milk. The company was founded in 2012 by Mike and Sue McCloskey of Select Milk Producers, Inc.®, a group of dairy farmers dedicated to using exceptional cow care and sustainable farming practices to yield higher quality milk. The line of delicious, creamy, lactose-free fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, cow’s milk with 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk for the whole family; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports drink to help build lean muscle and support athletic recovery; fairlife® with DHA, an ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife® YUP!™, a line of flavored milks; fairlife® smart snacks™, a drinkable snack with honey and oats to help curb hunger between meals; and the newly launched fairlife® Nutrition Plan, a high protein meal replacement shake. In partnership with The Coca-Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife drinks are available nationwide in the U.S. To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.