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 review our guidelines to learn more.
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.
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.
Now through June 2021, the Food Depository is a recipient of the Buffalo Exchange Tokens for Bags® program. That means the community can support the Food Depository just by shopping at Buffalo Exchange Chicago (Wicker Park). Instead of a plastic bag, the Tokens for Bags® program gives every customer who makes a purchase one “token” worth five cents (the cost to produce a bag) to donate to one of several nonprofits. The program has generated over $800,000 for thousands of local nonprofit organizations since 1994 and has kept over 16 million plastic bags out of the environment. 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.
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.
As Hero Coffee continues its mission to support the community, they have created a special branded Food Depository coffee bag. For every purchase of coffee beans, customers can choose our branded coffee bag and $1 will be donated to the Food Depository. Purchase can be made at any Chicago area Hero Coffee Bar location or online.
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.
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.
Simply Good Jars
Simply Good Jars was started by a chef who wanted to change the way people think about consumption, from the type of food we eat to the package it comes in. SGJ meals are available in Walgreens locations in the Chicagoland area, and they also offer home delivery throughout Cook County. Jars are returnable for reuse. For every jar returned, the monetary equivalent of one meal is donated to the Food Depository.
During the month of March and April, White Castle customers can round up their order to the nearest dollar at any of the 8 Chicagoland White Castle locations to make a donation to support the Food Depository.
Move from hunger to hope. With every 9” hand turned wooden bowl purchase, $10 will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.