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Donor Relations at Community Food Share

25.03.2020 in Donor Relations

Donor Relations Outreach to donors began in the winter of 2016/2017 when the first VISTA arrived. An Excel file was created that included all local farms, their contact information, types of produce they grow, and an indication of if they were a new or returning…

Donor Relations at the the Vashon Food Bank

13.03.2020 in Donor Relations

Creating a strategic plan for donor outreach makes the growing season more bountiful for farmers and food banks alike. Winter is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of farmer downtime to introduce one’s organization or build on an existing relationship..

Donor Relations: Community Agencies (SoSA Georgia)

10.03.2020 in Donor Relations

Agencies are the third side of the triangle of gleaning. Agencies are the places where gleaned food is distributed to those who are in need. Agencies can take a variety of forms. The goal is to get the produce onto the tables of hungry people as quickly and fresh as possible..

Donor Relations: Farmers (SoSA Georgia)

10.03.2020 in Donor Relations

Farmers are foundational to the gleaning network.  Growers must know that gleaning operations are not trying to “take advantage” of them, or do any harm to their crops, land, or business.  It is essential that they understand that we have their interests at heart, as well as the needs of the hungry in our communities..

Donor Relations with SoSA Florida

10.03.2020 in Donor Relations

Farmers, growers, and residential growers and home gardeners provide the donations necessary for the Society of Saint Andrew to function. SoSA’s top priority is to offer amazing customer service to every food provider and reassure them that hungry Americans receive their food donations..

Donor Relations at Urban Abundance

09.03.2020 in Donor Relations

Urban Abundance has historically been funded by a recurring charitable donation, but maintaining donor relations with individual donors, corporate sponsors, and fruit donors is paramount to ensuring program sustainability..

Donor Relations at OIC

26.02.2020 in Donor Relations

Donor Relations for the OIC are split into two sections: material donations and food donations. The short but sweet first half is donations for the community garden. OIC Garden’s main donor is Lowes, and their contact person is Ryan Milton or Josh Rowhes..

Donor Relations at IRC

25.02.2020 in Donor Relations

Donation needs for New Roots often center around the emergency food pantry, and garden supplies. The IRC receives a great deal of community support, and the Development team often receives offers from community members and companies for donations to certain programs..

Donor Relations at Good Cheer Food Bank

25.02.2020 in Donor Relations

Whidbey Island has a large community of homeowners engaged in growing their own produce, as well as numerous fruit trees located around the South end. The food bank sees a steady flow of produce donations from the community during the growing season, and the fruit tree gleaning program was created to help prevent excess fruit from going to waste..