Press Releases & Media

Students Pitch Creative Ideas for Serving Dairy in Schools at New England Dairy Farmers’ Innovation Challenge

Foxborough, MA — Fuel Up to Play 60 students and educators from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire participated in the first ever New...

Derek Rivers with students

Thompson Middle School receives visit from New England Patriots player Derek Rivers and local dairy farmer Kies Orr after winning Connecticut Fuel Up to Play 60 contest

Students Haylie Baillargeon and Deidra Hanshaw, both 7th graders, applied to be student ambassadors in their school’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

New England Schools participate in wellness-focused, Ultimate Field Day Challenge at Gillette Stadium

The energy was high as 200 students and educators gathered to participate in the 2019 Fuel Up to Play 60 Ultimate Field Day Challenge.

football press conference

New England Dairy & Food Council hosts Stars Among Us Gala for 10th anniversary of youth wellness program, Fuel Up to Play 60

The fundraising gala was held to celebrate the tenth year of Fuel Up to Play 60 in New England.

Greater Lowell Community Foundation provides New England Dairy & Food Council with $8,780 grant to support Billerica Public Schools Food Market

A total of $8,780 was awarded to New England Dairy & Food Council by the Greater Lowell Community Foundation this year.

Clarence R. Edwards Middle School Celebrates Local Dairy with Fuel Up to Play 60

Students at Clarence R. Edwards Middle School in Charlestown were joined by special guests during an assembly to celebrate local dairy foods.

man discussing FUTP60

New England dairy farmers provided $85,000 in grants to support school breakfast in the 2017-2018 school year

Schools used the funds to purchase equipment such as mobile breakfast carts and refrigerators.

Hot Chocolate Milk Program to launch at Uxbridge High School

Uxbridge High School will begin serving hot chocolate milk with second chance breakfast, as well as lunch.

Kids eating Lunch at school

Fall River Public Schools to use $10,522 grant through Fuel Up to Play to launch Breakfast in the Classroom and reach more students

With just 10 minutes between bus drop offs and the first bell, it can be challenging for students to eat breakfast once they arrive.

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