Host A Virtual Food Drive

Encourage your friends, co-workers, or community members to come together to fight hunger, no matter where they are.

A virtual food drive is a great way to maximize your impact. With just a few clicks, you can make a difference in the lives of your neighbors without ever leaving your desk.

How A Virtual Food Drive Maximizes Donations

Thanks to our relationships with the food industry, we can acquire more food per dollar than the average person could get at the supermarket. With every $1 donation, you help us provide 4 meals to families struggling to access nutritious food.

That is how virtual food drives help your donation go further and feed more people.

Approval

-If necessary, gain approval from your company or organization.

Determine Dates

-Determine the dates of your drive, whether it will be a one-day event or if it will run for weeks or months.

-Use the link under the Register tab and follow the instructions to get your drive set up.

Promotion

-Share the link to your virtual food drive via social media and email.

-Make promotional flyers and posters to spread the word further.

Food Drop-off Times

The St. Louis Area Foodbank gladly accepts food donations at our facility all year-long.

Our address is: 70 Corporate Woods Drive Bridgeton, MO 63044

We accept donations during the following hours:

SundayClosed
Monday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

For information on holding a Food & Funds Drive, please call 314-292-6262.

Register

-Visit this link to begin setting up your virtual food drive.

-Once you have the website open, select “Start a Fundraiser” in the top right corner.

-Select “Virtual Food Drive,” then “Start Fundraising.”

-Create an account with your email address and password.

-Follow the prompts to create and customize your fundraiser. You can personalize your drive with your own description and photos if you would like.


Questions? Contact Abby Brandon-Livits, Community Relations Coordinator | abrandonlivits@stlfoodbank.org 314-942-8957

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