16,000 gallons of milk, along with tons of meat and produce to be given away in CNY

Released June 15, 2020

Multiple large milk, produce, and meat giveaways are planned for this week across CNY.

In total, more than 16,000 gallons of milk, 31,000 pounds of produce, 25,000 pounds of meat, and 12,000 pounds of additional dairy products will be given to those who need it most.

The giveaways are organized by the American Dairy Association North East, along with milk processors Dairy Farmers of America, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, and local community partners. It is made possible through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (C.F.A.P.).

The events will be held at Destiny USA, Tully High School, St. Patrick Church, Grimshaw Elementary School, and Central Square Middle School.


Syracuse's Destiny USA* (East Side lot off Solar Street, Syracuse, NY 13204) on Wednesday, June 17 beginning at 12 p.m. More than 8,000 gallons of milk will be distributed along with more than 14,000 pounds of produce, 17,000 pounds of meat and 12,000 pounds of additional dairy products made available by Renzi Foodservice. Each car will receive a limit of two gallons of milk and one 20-pound box each of produce, meat and dairy, while supplies last.

Tully/LaFayette/Otisco, NY – Over 4,000 gallons of milk will be handed out along with 17,000 pounds of produce and 8,000 pounds of meat between the three locations. The food boxes are being made available by the Food Bank of Central New York. Each household will receive two gallons of milk and one box each of produce (22 pounds) and meat (10 pounds) while supplies last.

Tully High School (5848 NY-80, Tully, NY 13159) on Tuesday, June 16 beginning at 3 p.m.St. Patrick Church (1865 Route 80, Otisco, NY) 13159 on Tuesday, June 16 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grimshaw Elementary School (5957 US-20, Lafayette, N.Y. 13084) on Wednesday, June 17 from 4 - 6 p.m.Central Square Middle School (248 US-11, Central Square, NY 13036) on Tuesday, June 16 at 12:30 p.m. Cars will not be permitted to line up before 12:00 p.m. More than 4,000 gallons of milk will be distributed.


Article sourced from CNY Central