World Milk Day: Raise a glass

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Across the globe, 1 billion people’s livelihoods depend on dairy farming. On June 1, we will unite as a global industry to celebrate World Milk Day — a worldwide day of recognition for the wholesome nutrition of nature’s most perfect food — milk.

To celebrate, we encourage you to raise a glass of milk to celebrate your passion, your livelihood and your dedication to the industry. Here’s how you can participate:

  • Post a photo on June 1 raising a glass of milk in celebration with the hashtags #RaiseAGlass and #WorldMilkDay. Tag @dfamilk in your post, and we’ll donate $1 to the Great American Milk Drive for every post, up to $10,000
  • Host an event, such as a community breakfast, farm tour or open house
  • Order free World Milk Day stickers and cups at Order by May 25 for delivery by June 1
  • Visit to see a list of registered events, register your own event and read more about how the industry is celebrating around the world
  • Attend an industry event near you — many industry organizations are hosting local events on World Milk Day
  • Engage online by signing up for Thunderclap, a social media platform that will automatically post to your Facebook page or Twitter feed to show your support on June 1
  • Follow @WorldMilkDay on Twitter, @globaldairyplatform on Instagram and like Global Dairy Platform’s Facebook page to connect with others
  • Donate to DFA Cares Foundation, which benefits the Great American Milk Drive, at All donations will be matched throughout the month of June

You can also connect with DFA on our social media pages for additional ideas on how to get involved.