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Greater Cleveland Food Bank

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Each year, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank distributes millions of pounds of food to local hunger centers that serve those in need in Northeast Ohio. We would not be able to distribute these critical resources without help from people like you! 

By hosting a virtual or food and funds drive among your friends, family or coworkers, you are helping to ensure that the Greater Cleveland Food Bank can distribute nutritious food to those most in need in our area. 

Virtual Drives

One of the most impactful gifts our supporters can give the Greater Cleveland Food Bank is a monetary donation. Whereas spending $1 on a can of food can secure one small meal, we can stretch each dollar donated to provide four nutritious meals.

If you’re interested in hosting a funds drive, it’s easy! Contact us and we’ll set up a virtual drive web page for you or your group, workplace or school. You can circulate that page to friends, family, co-workers and others to encourage them to make donations online. We’ll keep track of how much is raised so you can see the impact of your virtual drive.

Food & Funds Drives

In addition to donating online or hosting a virtual drive, you can collect dollars and goods at your workplace, school, group or other organization by hosting a food and funds drive. 

Please call us to let us know of your drive at 216-738-2046 and leave a message. A staff person will be back in touch with you to learn about your drive and answer any questions you may have within 24 hours. We may also be able to help you better promote your drive, offer tips, suggestions and more. 

Have questions? Contact Samantha Martin at smartin@clevelandfoodbank.org.