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More Yogurt on the Menu in Bloomfield, NJ, Thanks to Dairy Council Health Foundation and Stop & Shop Grant
Students at Bloomfield Middle School in New Jersey are enjoying nutritious yogurt smoothies and delicious parfaits layered with yogurt, fruit and granola thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Dairy Council Health Foundation and Stop & Shop. Smoothie blenders and a restaurant-style “make your own parfait” bar purchased with the grant money, make healthy options more appealing to students. Former Giants’ wide receiver Amani Toomer, New Jersey State Dairy Princess Ariel Staffin and Stop & Shop representative Christie Jones presented a check to Bloomfield administrators and debuted the new menu items for students.

Bloomfield Middle School was rewarded with the grant for their participation in the American Dairy Association North East and NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program which was created to increase student access to nutritious foods and increase physical activity.

Ken-Ton School District Earns $5,000 Buffalo Bills Foundation
Donation and Meets NFL Player

Several students from the Ken-Ton School District joined Buffalo Bills Defensive End, Jerry Hughes, for a photoshoot as a part of their reward for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program. The morning included a meet-and-greet, student interviews, a professional photoshoot and, of course, a breakfast break with milk.

The Ken-Ton School District accepted a $5,000 donation from the Buffalo Bills to the Dairy Council Health Foundation for the Fuel Up to Play 60 program. These funds will be used for new physical fitness equipment, a new breakfast kiosk and insulated bags to transport the milk in school for the Ken-Ton School District!

 

Buffalo Bills Foundation Grant
A $5,000 grant from the Buffalo Bills Foundation to the Dairy Council Health Foundation was awarded to the Frontier Central School District to fund participation in the American Dairy Association and NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program.
Grant money was used to purchase grab and go breakfast kiosks to expand the district’s “Breakfast After the Bell” program and purchase new equipment to start an NFL Flag Football curriculum.
The new healthy eating and physical fitness initiatives were highlighted during an event featuring a check presentation to the school by Buffalo Bills’ Offensive Tackle Cordy Glenn Cordy Glenn and Dairy Council Health Foundation Board Member Audrey Donahoe.

 

Stop and Shop Grant
An impactful $5,000 grant from Stop and Shop, is increasing student access to breakfast and improving fitness equipment at PS Abraham Stockton School in Brooklyn, NY. Read More
A $5,000 grant from Stop & Shop to the Dairy Council Health Foundation was awarded to PS Abraham Stockton School to increase participation in the American Dairy Association North East and the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program.
Grant money was used to expand the school’s “Breakfast After the Bell” program and increase physical activity with an array of new equipment for the gymnasium. The new healthy eating and physical fitness initiatives will be highlighted during a one-hour event featuring a check presentation to the school by Ruth Maloney of Stop & Shop, Dairy Council Health Foundation Board Member Richard Byma, and former NFL player Tony Richardson.

 

ShopRite Grant
A generous $10,000 donation from ShopRite, is helping schools in Newark, New Jersey implement Fuel Up to Play 60 programming to help improve student health and wellness through active, healthy living. Read More:

On November 30th, 2016, DCHF arranged for a $10,000 grant from the ShopRite supermarket chain to be awarded to Newark (New Jersey) Public Schools to implement Fuel Up to Play 60 programming.

Part of the funding included new restaurant-like build-your-own yogurt parfait bars, and updated colorful signage. Additionally, students participate in NFL Flag Football and ShopRite of Newark is spearheading nutrition education through school visits and in-store field trips.

 

LIDS Foundation, Inc.
 
 
LIDS Foundation Grant

A generous $5,000 donation from LIDS Foundation, Inc., is helping St. Paul’s School and Ascension School in New York City to launch Fuel Up to Play 60 – a program that encourages overall wellness through healthy eating and increased physical activity. Read more.

Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation Grant - Thanks to a grant from Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation to Dairy Council Health Foundation, three Buffalo area schools received a new yogurt bar. The yogurt bar provides healthy nutrition and encourages students to develop overall healthy eating habits. NFL Legend Joins Southside Elementary Students for Morning Snack, Exercise Break.

Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation
 
Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation Grant

Thanks to a grant from Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation to Dairy Council Health Foundation, three Buffalo area schools received a new yogurt bar. The yogurt bar provides healthy nutrition and encourages students to develop overall healthy eating habits. NFL Legend Joins Southside Elementary Students for Morning Snack, Exercise Break.

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
 
 
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Grant

Dairy Council Health Foundation received a $4,000 grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield's 2015 Community Health Awards. The funds will be used to implement Fuel Up to Play 60, a nationally recognized wellness program, at Dryden Middle School in Dryden, N.Y. Read more.