Thank you for your interest in becoming a cause-related marketing partner of the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Cause-related marketing partnerships with the Food Depository provide an opportunity to raise awareness of hunger in our community while engaging your employees and consumers to help feed hungry people.


The support of our cause related marketing partners has been invaluable as the Food Depository's services have expanded to meet rising need in Cook County. Here are a few examples of cause related marketing activities.

ABC7: During the holiday season, ABC7 Chicago's Spirit of Giving campaign raises awareness of hunger in Chicago. ABC 7 airs reports highlighting the need and Food Depository member agencies.

Groupon: Groupon has partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository through Daily Deals on the Groupon Grassroots charitable site. All Chicago subscribers had the chance to donate $10 to help provide fresh produce to low-income families. To date, Groupon Grassroots has raised more than $28,000 for the Food Depository.

Whole Foods Market: In 2012, Chicago-area Whole Foods Markets named the Food Depository the beneficiary of their Feed 4 More campaign. Customers were given the opportunity to donate to the Food Depository at the register. During the holidays in 2014 and 2015 combined, the campaign raised more than $223,000.


We value your enthusiasm for supporting our mission of providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. In order to ensure that this enthusiasm is sustained, it is important for us to understand all activities undertaken for our benefit.

For additional information please call (773) 247-3663 or email

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