The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is thrilled to have so many different types of partners that share in our quest to Make Hunger History in our region. We rely on financial partners, food partners, corporate promotions and corporate employee contributions (or a hybrid of any of these).
In 2012, those who supported the Food Bank financially through grants and contributions include: Wells Fargo Foundation,Walmart Foundation, NV Energy, International Game Technology (IGT), Dermody Partners, Wells Fargo Foundation, Microsoft Licensing, Smith's Food & Drug Stores, A-1 Radiator Repair, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Financial Services, Kraft Foods and MGM Resorts Foundation.
A food partner is defined as a corporate entity that has given food product that is suitable for our clients. The top food donors last year were Walmart, SaveMart, Raley's Fine Foods, Scolari's Food & Drug Co., US Foodservice, SK Food Group, Peri & Sons, Sam's Club, Safeway and Nutrasystem.
Another important way that partners support the Food Bank of Northern Nevada is through promotions at the point of sale. Whether it's an offer to make a donation with a specific product purchases or the opportunity for consumers to donate when they are at the register, it all helps to support those who need assistance getting food and shows a dedication to making our communities stronger.
To find out how your company can partner or give back, please email Jocelyn Lantrip or call her at 775-331-3663.
Nationally, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada is affiliated with Feeding America. This country-wide strong agency works with scores of manufacturers, restaurant chains and department stores to aid in the fight against hunger. Click here to see the corporations that are currently in partnership with Feeding America; by participating in these offers, you can help the local effort in Northern Nevada.