The Food Bank of Northern Nevada accepts food donations through several avenues of giving.
- Corporate donations that have links to farmers, manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers
- Ongoing food drives throughout the community staged by corporate partners
- Community wide food drives slated for specific periods of time
- And by independent small businesses, associations, church groups, community groups
Our grocery partners give fresh, canned boxed and frozen product generously and continuously. We distribute these items from the Food Bank warehouse to our partner agencies through our 90,000 square mile service area. The generous donations that we receive from these sources are critical to the families and individuals who are struggling to keep food on their shelves.
To learn more about how your company can become a food partner, email Vinnie Oakes or call him at 775-331-3663. To have a food drive at your business or through your group, click here.
8 Reasons Corporations Should Donate to the Food Bank
Tax Deduction - Federal Law permits corporations to deduct all the costs of producing, packaging and delivering products - plus up to 50 percent of the difference between the cost and the fair market value
Cost Savings - In salvaging food and other products, the company eliminates dumping costs
Inventory Control - A food donation helps reduce surplus and inventory that can be eaten but not sold
Community Goodwill - Support of the the Food Bank's mission will earn the company respect make it a leader in giving
Proud Staff - Employees feel good about their company's role in making a difference in their region
Safe Food Handling - Donations are safely stored in our warehouse by our professional staff
Efficient Distribution - Donations are quickly distributed to people in need through our partner agencies and our direct service programs
Accurate Records - Companies receive documentation throughout the process