Food Drive | Hopelink

Food Drive

Food Drive

Hopelink will help you hold a successful food drive.

If your group would like help organizing a food drive, please contact Kiri at kbrennecke@hopelink.org.

  • Canned Meals
  • Canned Meat (Tuna, Chicken, etc)
  • Cereal/Oats
  • Beans (Dry or Canned)
  • Fruit (Canned, Fresh or Frozen)
  • Grains (Pasta, Rice, Quinoa, Barley, etc)
  • Nut Butters (Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, etc)
  • Soup and Broth
  • Vegetables (Canned, Fresh or Frozen)

Click here to download a printable list of these items.

Each center offers specific foods based on the cultures of the clients who attend and what the center is able to purchase through monetary donations.

Ideas for Coordinating a Food Drive:

  • Ask a local grocery store for permission to hold a food drive outside on a busy day of the week (Saturdays and Sundays work especially well).
  • Arrange for volunteers to be at all entrances of the store handing out flyers of commonly needed foods (examples included in this document).
  • Hopelink will provide you with posters for increased visibility and effectiveness.
  • Have coin containers set up for the collection of money.
  • Prior to the event, arrange a way to transport the food from your event to a Hopelink center.
  • A food drive at your school can be an effective and fun way to generate donations.
  • Set up bins in all classrooms and large common areas to provide a constant reminder of the drive.
  • Award prizes for the group or class who collects the most food.

Please consider how you would like to have your family thrive during the winter months and think about helping families in need.

 
 
 
 
 

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