Food Drives

Tips for Hosting A Food Drive
Make it easy for people to get involved.
  • Set-up bins in high traffic areas - Ideal locations are in lobbies, cafeterias, near elevators, meeting rooms and designated offices, grocery store entrances, and church common areas.  
  • Post signs and wish lists near or on the bins.
  • Inland Valley Hope Partners will provide materials for you to use
  • To assist in gathering the attention of the event, press releases and notifications will be made in advance by Inland Valley Hope Partners un-less directly requested not to do so (i.e. food drive will take place within a private company)
  • Drive coordinator s are encouraged to send out e-mails to staff, friends, congregation members, and alike.
  • Send a voice mail out to all staff
  • Post fliers in lunchrooms and around the office
  • Distribute fliers in employee mailboxes
  • Let the community relations or public relations department know about the drive
  • Put information into the company/congregation newsletter
  • Keep communication going throughout the supply drive
 
Have fun with the drive to increase participation and success.
  • Organize competitions between team members
  • Offer incentives for employees who participate
  • Casual Day and/or Jeans Day
  • Pizza Party
  • Prizes, such as gift certificates
 
Call Inland Valley Hope Partners for assistance during the drive and to have supplies collected picked up.
 
Celebrate your success! - Make sure your follow employees know the results of your drive to help feed this many numbers of individuals.  
 
Finally – Thank you for being our partner! 
May 2015
Inland Valley Hope Partners • Administrative Office • 1753 N. Park Avenue • Pomona, CA 91768 • phone: 909-622-3806 • fax: 909-622-0484
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