Charitable Partners

#GivingTuesday with The Lifeway Kefir Shop

Compassion is the core of what we do. On the last Wednesday of every month, we donate 10% of our Kefir Shop earnings for that day to a local organization, a different cause will be featured each month. We value giving back to support Chicago and the organizations working to make it a better city! November […]


Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

March 8th, International Women’s Day, is celebrated worldwide in recognition and support of women and their many contributions to society. Here at Lifeway, we know first-hand that institutions and companies thrive when women have opportunities to contribute their insights, perspectives, and compassion. We all reap the benefits when women participate and shine. Here’s a list of some organizations you can support that empower women and give them opportunities to accomplish amazing things.


How to Celebrate #GivingTuesday

Here at Lifeway, we believe wholeheartedly in giving back to the community. We support a myriad of organizations that hold the same values we do as a company. Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Lifeway by supporting some of our favorite organizations (some of which we support as well)! Pilot Light One organization Lifeway supports is Chicago based Pilot […]


How Does Your School Garden Grow?

Rachel Kraus is an AmeriCorps service member with FoodCorps, a nationwide team of leaders who connect kids to real food in school. You can find out more about it at www.foodcorps.org. Lifeway is a member of the FoodCorps Corporate Council and its support helps make Rachel’s position possible. You can read more about our partnership […]


Keeping it Green on Earth Day

Today marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day, the annual holiday celebrated worldwide that aims to draw attention to and demonstrate support for environmental protection. Originally celebrated on April 22, 1970 in the United States, it is now celebrated by people in more than 193 countries!   Trees for the Earth As Earth Day approaches […]


FoodCorps: Notes from the Field

When FoodCorps service member Rachel Kraus looked up at the high tunnel in the garden courtyard of Bayyari Elementary School on a brisk January day, she could not believe it was finally near completion. She had been tasked with the project when she first set foot in the garden in September 2014. Now, 13 months later, the tunnel was nearly ready to shelter the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs she and her students would soon be growing together.


Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Lifeway and FoodCorps

Next Tuesday, December 1, is #GivingTuesday – a day globally dedicated to giving back and celebrating generosity.  To celebrate this year, Lifeway is giving a gift to help kids live healthier lives – and you can help! At Lifeway, we are committed to a naturally healthy and delicious future for all, and we also know that […]


Nutrition Education: Children, Lifeway and Pilot Light

One of our primary missions at Lifeway, other than providing you with the best, most nutritious foods possible, is to support the healthy development and education of children. We know that children are our future, and we know that it is becoming ever more difficult for children to learn about healthy eating – not just […]


Win Free Tickets to Austin City Limits!

We’re returning to Austin, Texas once again for this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival and bringing our favorite “festival within a festival” Austin Kiddie Limits with us! Austin Kiddie Limits Shimmy, shake and grab some paint at Austin Kiddie Limits, ACL’s family-friendly festival within a festival, presented by Lifeway Kefir! Children of all ages […]


Serving Up Kefir at the Taste of Tennis

If you take a look at the Lifeway Mission, you’ll see that one of our goals is to improve the health of our customers. We do that in a few ways: by producing the best kefir you can buy, by being environmentally and socially responsible, and by supporting events and organizations that promote healthy living. […]