The Well Outreach is in need
of the following food items:
- Peanut Butter
- Spagetti Sauce
Canned Meat or Fish
- Dessert Items
Please call 615.302.WELL(9355) to schedule a time to drop off donations.
Food Drive Success:
1. Plan Ahead
We encourage groups to organize food drives to support The Well Outreach Food Pantry. Here are a few tips for a successful food drive.
Select a leadership committee to plan your strategy and theme.
Determine the length of your food drive.
Contact The Well Outreach at 615-302-9355 to fill us in on the details
2. Set a Goal
Determine how many pounds and or how much money you want to collect.
Ensure the group is aware of the set goal.
3. Arrange Food Collection Drop-Off with the Well Outreach.
Call The Well Outreach and schedule a time to drop-off food (615-302-9355).
4. Get Everyone Involved
Encourage employees to show their support by sending e-mails, voicemails or letters.
Have your company match employee donations, i.e. $1 for each pound of food.
Set up a day for group to tour The Well Outreach facility.
Challenge someone to perform an outrageous activity if your goal is met.
5. Promote Your Food Drive
Organize a kick-off event to build enthusiasm.
Make food drive posters.
Hand out The Well Outreach staples list of most needed food items.
Announce weekly or daily totals to participating group.
6. Build Awareness and Visibility
Invite participants to volunteer time to The Well Outreach
Consistently update group of drive.
Centrally place collection bins and posters or fliers.
7. Make it Fun and Simple to Participate
Provide grocery bags with staples list attached for all participants.
Throw an event and charge a can food for admission.
Hold a raffle for a gift card or time off.
8. Encourage Financial Contributions
Set a separate financial goal.
9. Utilize Exciting Competitions and Creative Themes
Have Macaroni Mondays, Tuna Tuesdays, or food group theme weeks to encourage specific donations.
Provide prize for most food collected by an individual.
Create certificate of achievements for participants.
10. Celebrate Your Success!
Host a party rewarding the winners.
Celebrate the completion of your food and fund drive