Just as freshness starts on the farm, local communities need grass-roots support.

Giving back on a local level.

With almost 70 locations across the U.S., we’re uniquely able to build close, intimate relationships with communities. Our headquarters and local dairy plants nurture communities around their specific needs, from financial contributions to product donations.

It’s all part of our determination to enrich lives with the wholesome goodness of dairy – not just individual health, but the wellbeing of the farms, towns and cities where we operate.

Volunteering our time

With Project Outpour, our Dallas area employees generously give their time to help local charity partners with practical, hands-on support.

Financial support

Our local businesses are always listening to their communities and helping with sponsorships and contributions to the causes that matter most.

Product donations

From food banks to disaster response, our local businesses are passionate about giving the goodness of dairy to as many people as possible.

Mother Nature’s logistics team

We’re proud to be the biggest direct-to-store distributor of dairy products in the US.

We purchase
of the US's milk
We donate
1 gallon
of milk every 13 seconds
cows produce our milk
We delivered
half-pints of fresh milk to schools in 2016

A healthy future

Beyond enriching lives, we believe Dean Foods can play an important role in enriching communities, good causes and the environment.

Environmental sustainability

We’re driven to do right by the environment by committing to large-scale sustainability efforts.

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Social responsibility

From dairy stewardship to employee safety, the goodness goes far beyond the products we sell.

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Corporate philanthropy

Through the Dean Foods Foundation, we take our responsibility to communities seriously.

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