Financial Support

Donors enable us to carry out our mission of building stronger communities by empowering people with food and hope.

With the help of generous people like you, the St. Louis Area Foodbank provided more than 37 million meals to people in 26 Missouri and Illinois counties last year. 97% of our resources go toward food distribution, so you can be sure your donation is feeding our neighbors in need.  In fact, with every dollar, the St. Louis Area Foodbank can provide four meals to neighbors in need.

Interested in supporting the St. Louis Area Foodbank? There are a number of way to make a contribution. No matter how you choose to give, know that you are making an immediate and lasting impact on our community.

26 counties. 14 in Missouri. 12 in Illinois. 97% of all resources go toward food programs and services. 3% of donations go toward administration and fundraising




Send checks to:
St. Louis Area Foodbank
70 Corporate Woods Drive
Bridgeton, MO  63044

Please make checks payable to:
St. Louis Area Foodbank


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Monthly Giving

Pledging to make a recurring monthly gift is easy and convenient. Become a Meal Maker today to guarantee monthly meals for neighbors in need. Set up your monthly gift by checking the “Yes, automatically repeat this gift every month.” box on the donation form. Become a Meal Maker today!

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Tribute and Memorial Giving

Recognize or honor a loved one by making a donation in their name. We will send you and your honoree a card to notify them of the donation made in their honor. Be sure to check the “Honor/Memorial Gift” box on the donation form. Make an honorary gift.  

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Stock Gifts and Mutual Funds

When you donate stock or mutual fund shares, you may deduct the full current market value of the investment on your tax return and avoid paying capital gains tax on the appreciated value. For more information, contact Derek May at or 314-292-5398.

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Corporate Partnerships

Our Corporate Partners play an active role in the fight to alleviate hunger. Organize a workplace fundraiser or sponsor an upcoming event or campaign. Contact Rachel Anders at 314.292-5764 to learn more.

Corporate group volunteering

Off-site Team Building Event

Bring our high-energy, fun and rewarding volunteer experience to your workplace, school, place of worship, or conference. Sponsor a team building activity to help provide more nutritious meals to hungry neighbors. Click here to learn more about our Fighting Hunger Together program or contact Derek May at 314.292.5398.  

Barrels of food donated with an excited employee

Matching Gifts

Double your gift to the Foodbank by inquiring whether your employer offers a program to match your donation. Learn more here or contact Rachel Anders at 314.292.5764!

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Missouri Tax Credit

If you have business income in Missouri, you may receive a reduction in your Missouri state taxes equal to 50 percent of your donation through the Missouri Neighborhood Assistance Program. For questions, please contact Derek May at 314-292-5398.

Download the NAP Tax Credit Application

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Make a Gift in Your Will or Trust

Designate the St. Louis Area Foodbank as a beneficiary of your estate in your will, bequest, life insurance, charitable trust, or retirement plan. Your gift helps ensure that there will always be a voice for the hungry. Click here to learn more.

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Car Donation Program

Donate your car, boat, truck, RV, jet ski or snowmobile to the St. Louis Area Foodbank and receive a tax deduction.  This no cost and no hassle process begins when you contact our fundraising partner, Advanced Remarketing Services, by clicking here or calling 888-755-5435.

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Federated Campaign

Federal and Missouri State employees can designate the St. Louis Area Foodbank to benefit from your federated campaign by selecting 85489 for the Combined Federal Campaign and 5461 for the Missouri State Employees Charitable Campaign.

Donor Bill of Rights – Confidentiality

The St. Louis Area Foodbank follows the principles expressed in the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Donor Bill of Rights. View a copy of the Donor Bill of Rights here. Bill of Rights – English | Bill of Rights – Spanish | Bill of Rights – French

The St. Louis Area Foodbank is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors.

Read our Donor Privacy Policy

For more information on how you can get involved, contact:

Laurie Nehring
Chief Development Officer

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