Contribute to the Fight Against Hunger
Our corporate partners are essential to our mission of providing food to hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. There are many ways to include financial support for the Food Depository in your company culture while making an immediate and lasting impact in your community.
- Payroll Donations The Food Depository makes a daily impact on hunger in Cook County with our network of 700 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and programs. Include the Food Depository as an option for payroll deductions and help ensure that nutritious food is always available to our neighbors in need.
- Matching Gifts
Help make your employees’ gifts work twice as hard by including the Food Depository in your matching gifts program. Find out more about matching gifts.
- Tribute Gifts
A donation to fight hunger makes a meaningful gift to honor special work occasions. Celebrate new hires or clients, work anniversaries, business milestones or holidays. The Food Depository offers both printed cards and e-cards to personalize your tribute gift.
- Special Office Events
A great way to bring a company’s community outreach into the office is to host special events, like a lunch or casual clothing day where employees donate to participate. Events include employees in causes that align with your company’s mission while building employee engagement.
- Event Sponsorship
Help the Food Depository raise awareness and funds by sponsoring one of our flagship special events. Event sponsorship is a great way to demonstrate your commitment to ending hunger with your employees, clients and customers as well as reach new audiences. Learn more about our special events.
- Program Support
The Food Depository has a range of targeted food distribution strategies designed to meet the needs of children, families, older adults and veterans, as well as innovative responses that address the root causes of hunger. These programs could not happen without the support from corporate partners. Make a gift to support programs that reflect your company’s values. Learn more about our programs and services.
- Cause Marketing Partnership
Show customers your support for the Food Depository by launching a cause marketing campaign. These campaigns vary depending on business goals. Some examples include:
- Making a donation for the purchase of an item
- Inviting customers to round up their bill and donate the difference
- Licensing the Food Depository’s logo for consumer-facing packaging
To learn more about the impact a financial gift from your company can make, email Joshua Sovell or call 773-843-7294.