Ongoing Opportunities for Support
Several ongoing cause marketing partnerships benefit the Food Depository with your purchase.
Wendy’s Gives Back
For the second year, Wendy’s will host quarterly Give Back Nights with select locations donating 15% of the evening’s proceeds to the Food Depository. Participating locations will be announced one week prior to the events on March 21, June 20, September 19 and December 19.
Go to Bat with Binny’s
Binny’s Beverage Depot has teamed up with the Food Depository for Binny’s Goes to Bat. For every Cubs lead off batter who gets a hit in the first inning, Binny’s donates $100 to the Food Depository. Learn more and see the current giving total for this season on the Binny’s site.
Gotham Greens, a global leader in urban agriculture, grows premium-quality leafy greens, lettuces and herbs in “The World’s Largest Rooftop Farm,” located in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood. The company’s packaged salads can be found at grocery stores throughout Chicagoland and are co-branded with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, raising critical awareness for hunger relief throughout our community. Since launching in Chicago in Fall 2015, Gotham Greens has donated thousands of pounds of their pesticide-free produce to the Food Depository, providing year-round fresh produce donations to our communities.
Art & Advocacy
Art & Advocacy is a Chicago-based small business dedicated to bringing awareness to nonprofit causes with art and designed products. In 2018, they created a new collection with the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s mission in mind. The collection was inspired by the Food Depository’s commitment to increase access to fresh produce in the communities we serve. Twenty percent of the proceeds from every item in the collection will be donated directly to the Food Depository.
CHICAGO RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS
Chicago Renewable Energy Solutions is a local used fryer oil recycling company. CRES connects restaurants and commercial kitchens to their communities by providing sustainable solutions for used fryer oil disposal. The used fryer oil CRES collects is guaranteed to be recycled into renewable energy. A portion of proceeds support the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Since 2014 CRES has recycled tens of thousands of gallons of used fryer oil and donated thousands of dollars on behalf of the kitchens they collect from.
Shop with Amazon Smile
You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Food Depository. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support the Food Depository by starting your shopping here.
The Soulfull Project focuses on creating healthy and delicious food, making it accessible to all and inspiring people to get involved in their communities. For every serving of hot cereal you buy, The Soulfull Project will donate a serving of Four Grain cereal to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Products can be purchased at Jewel Osco stores throughout the Chicagoland area.
As part of their Collaborate for Good collection, Pepper Place offers the An Apple a Day t-shirt. Proceeds from the sale of this shirt will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.