Brittany and Drew Brees Kick Off National Ice Cream Month With A Summer Promotion To Raise Money for The Brees Dream Foundation
-Famed Quarterback and Philanthropist Wife Partner with So Delicious® Dairy Free to Help Raise Funds for Their Foundation-
EUGENE, Ore., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- So Delicious® Dairy Free, makers of an extensive line of coconut and almond milk products including beverages, frozen desserts, "yogurts" and the world's only dairy-free, gluten-free cookie dough "ice cream," has partnered with record breaking quarterback, Drew Brees, and his philanthropist wife, Brittany, to help raise money for the Brees Dream Foundation. Brittany and Drew Brees manage several food allergies and have been fans of So Delicious Dairy Free for years as they are both dairy intolerant.
So Delicious Dairy Free kicks off their two-month fundraiser in July, which is National Ice Cream month. During July and August, So Delicious Dairy Free will donate .75% of net sales from all of their frozen desserts to the Brees Dream Foundation. The company has pledged a minimum donation of $50,000 with an uncapped maximum donation to support Brittany and Drew's nonprofit organization. The Brees Dream Foundation improves the quality of life for cancer patients and provides care, education and opportunities for children and families in need.
"Our family loves ice cream, but with dairy allergies, ice cream hasn't always loved us," said Drew Brees. "Brittany and I discovered So Delicious Dairy Free years ago when we started to address our own food allergies, and now we manage a household with numerous food sensitivities. Today, we have fun in our kitchen as we all wrestle over the No Sugar Added Frozen Fudge Bars."
Brittany and Drew Brees, who were diagnosed with a number of severe food allergies in their 20s, have been fans of So Delicious Dairy Free for several years. Despite allergies to dairy, gluten and some nuts, Drew has been able to perform as a world-class athlete over the past decade thanks in part to foods like So Delicious Dairy Free. Brittany and Drew joined forces with So Delicious Dairy Free to help spread the word about delicious foods for households managing food allergies and food sensitivities.
About So Delicious® Dairy Free
Based in Eugene, Oregon, privately held So Delicious® Dairy Free has been providing consumers with a broad selection of delicious alternatives to dairy-based foods and beverages since 1988. Ideal for 50 million lactose intolerant Americans and millions of other fans with a variety of food sensitivities, So Delicious Dairy Free is proud to offer truly delicious solutions across numerous categories for people with special dietary wants and needs. All products are 100% plant based with no artificial sweeteners, trans-fats or hydrogenated oils, and many are made with certified organic ingredients. So Delicious Dairy Free products include dairy-free frozen desserts, beverages, "yogurts," "coffee creamers," and probiotic beverages. For full product offerings and complete nutritional information, please visit SoDeliciousDairyFree.com
About the Brees Dream Foundation
The Brees Dream Foundation was founded in 2003 with a mission to improve the quality of life for cancer patients, and provide care, education and opportunities for children and families in need. Brittany and Drew Brees and the Brees Dream Foundation have collectively committed and/or contributed more than $11 million to charitable causes and academic institutions. For more information, please visit drewbrees.com
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