Prairie Farms donates 500 gallons of milk to Urbana food bank

URBANA - Prairie Farms is donating 10,500 gallons of milk to food banks across the Midwest, and 500 of those gallons will go to Eastern Illinois Food Bank in Urbana.  The Eastern Illinois Food Bank received the donation at 9 a.m. on July 9.  

Several food banks across the country operate summer feeding programs, which help children get the food and nutrients they need.  Among the most sought-after donated items is milk, as it is perishable.

Through "The Great American Milk Drive", local residents can donate milk by visiting or by texting "Milk" to 27722.

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