Alberta Milk is donating $60,000 for lunch and snack programs for Alberta children.
“We are farmers, but we are families first. Most of us have children and know that if they get the proper nutrition they need, they have the best chance at learning,” Tom Kootstra, Alberta Milk chair and farms in central Alberta, said in a release.
The donation will go to three programs. Edmonton non-profit Youth Empowerment Support Services; Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (which provides healthy lunches for students who would otherwise go hungry); and the Edmonton School Lunch Program (which provides lunches and snacks at emergency shelters and schools).