Ongoing Opportunities for Support
Several ongoing cause marketing partnerships benefit the Food Depository with your purchase.
If you are interested in beginning a Cause Marketing partnership with the Food Depository, please contact Allison Bradley, Cause Marketing & Engagement Manager.
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Binny’s Beverage Depot has teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository for Binny’s Goes to Bat. Binny’s will donate $100 to the Food Depository every time the Chicago Cubs lead-off man gets a hit this MLB season. Learn more.
Inspired by the glamour of her mother and the sophisticated and edgy city where she resides, designer Jessica Strang created coco + peach, an online Chicago-based jewelry boutique. Coco + Peach will donate $1 per order to the Food Depository.
From October 1 through December 31, Guinness will sell limited-edition ‘Guiness Gives Back’ 8-packs in retail stores to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Guinness beer will also donate $1 for every person 21 years of age that shares a post with their Guinness beer on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter tagging @GuinnessUS.
Gino’s is giving back to the Greater Chicago Food Depository with “Cookies for a Cause”. Corporate Gino’s East locations will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the sales of their cookies to the Food Depository. Additionally, they are giving guests the option to make a donation at check out – both online and in-store. Learn more.
Grand Giving at Mariano’s
Every November, former MLB Outfielder and Chicago native Curtis Granderson and his Grand Kids Foundation host Grand Giving. This month-long national food insecurity campaign and fundraiser raises money for children and families in need in Chicagoland. From November 1 through 30, you can make a donation at the register at Mariano’s stores in Cook County. 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Food Depository.
Heaven’s Door #ServeSomebody
Throughout September and October, Heaven’s Door Spirits is supporting the Greater Chicago Food Depository with their #ServeSomebody campaign to raise awareness and funds for food assistance. For every bottle of Heaven’s Door sold, 4 meals will be donated to local food bank partners. For every cocktail sold in on-premise locations, 2+ meals will be donated to our mission.
In honor of their mission to support the community, HERO Coffee Bar is offering a special branded Food Depository coffee bag! For every purchase of coffee beans in our branded bag, $1 will be donated to the Food Depository. Purchases can be made at any Chicago area HERO Coffee Bar location or online.
Line 39 ‘Plate It Forward’
This holiday season, Line 39 is supporting regional foodbank across the country through their ‘Plate It Forward’ program. For every bottle of Line 39 wine purchased, up to 5 meals will be donated to local families facing hunger. Line 39 wine bottles featuring Greater Chicago Food Depository branded bottle neckers will be available in retail stores from September to December 2021.
Little Rituals is a health and wellness company focused on kids, parents and communities. Every Little Rituals order helps the Food Depository provide 3 meals to people in need.
The Peninsula Chicago Hotel
The Peninsula Chicago, a Five Star, Five Diamond hotel located in Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile”, has partnered with the Food Depository on a community meal donation program. Starting July 23, 2020, for every meal purchased at the hotel’s restaurants (Shanghai Terrace and The Lobby), The Peninsula Chicago will make the monetary equivalent of a one-for-one meal donation to The Greater Chicago Food Depository.
A Bushel of Apples – Phase Three Brewing & Affy Tapple
Affy Tapple and Phase Three Brewing Company are releasing their craft beer collaboration, A Bushel of Apples, for a second year! When you purchase a 4-pack, $1 will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Find a location selling Phase Three beers.
Connect Roasters has teamed up with Chicago Cubs outfielder Ian Happ to help front-line workers and children who have been affected most by the COVID-19 pandemic. Together they have launched Quarantine Coffee for COVID Relief — which helps provide 4.5 meals to the Food Depository for every bag of single-origin Guatemalan medium roast sold.
Shaw Contract makes flooring that delivers a purposeful blend of design elements, materiality, sustainability, and performance. The Food Depository will receive of proceeds from every unit of “shifting fields” commercial carpet sold through June 30, 2021.
Too Good to Go, the tech-for-good company behind the world’s #1 anti-food waste app, is partnering with the Food Depository to help Chicagoans take immediate action against food insecurity and climate change. While using the app to rescue surplus meals from local businesses, Chicago users can now also donate to the Food Depository directly through the homepage. Learn more.
Move from hunger to hope. With every 9” hand turned wooden bowl purchase, $10 will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.