MADISON, Wis., June 6, 2022 – On Wednesday, June 8, Jones Dairy Farm, a seventh-generation family-owned business based in nearby Fort Atkinson, will donate a semi-trailer full of food to Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. The donated food will include brown rice, frozen carrots, garbanzo beans, quinoa, sunflower seeds, and black beans. In total, 19 pallets of food weighing more than 35,000 pounds will be donated.
WHAT: A truckload of donated food will be unloaded at the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
WHO: Michelle Orge, Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, president/CEO
Lisa Caras, Jones Dairy Farm, Marketing Manager and 7th Generation Jones family member
WHERE: Second Harvest warehouse (2802 Dairy Drive, Madison)
WHEN: Wednesday, June 8, 9:00 am
About Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin began working with local hunger-relief agencies in 1986. It helps end hunger in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties through food distribution to its partner agencies, promotion of outside food assistance programs like FoodShare, and raising awareness of hunger. As southwestern Wisconsin’s largest hunger-relief charity it meets nearly one million requests for help each year. From July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, Second Harvest, together with its partner agencies and programs, provided 19 million meals. It is one of 200 members of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. For more information, visit SecondHarvestMadison.org.
About Jones Dairy Farm
Jones Dairy Farm, a seventh-generation family-owned and operated business based in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, has been making breakfast sausage based on an original family recipe for more than 130 years. Jones makes a host of breakfast meats with simple ingredients including all-natural sausage, naturally smoked ham and Canadian bacon, dry-aged bacon, and braunschweiger. Visit www.jonesdairyfarm.com for more information.