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<< Food Drive Tips


  • Hold drawings for a reserved parking space, day off with pay, romantic weekend getaways, golf foursomes, restaurant gift certificates, etc.
  • Have a "jeans day" and pitch in $5 to $10 for the privilege.
  • Have an "empty your pockets" day (or week) and collect all the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters from everyone in the office (or school).
  • Encourage competition between floors, departments or organizations.
  • Have a talent show that people pay to enter and to attend.
  • Host a "Rice and Beans" Lunch.
  • Encourage employees to write a check in memory or honor of a special person.
  • Host a golf tournament.
  • Host a "building competition." Limit construction material to cans or nonperishable food only. Departments or floors must pay to enter.

Host a...

    • Silent Auction
    • Bowling Tournament
    • Casino Night
    • Tennis Classic
    • Used Book Sale
    • Poinsettias sale
    • Bake Sale and Cake Walk
    • Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Sale

  • Sell Cookbooks of recipes from employees/members of your organization.
  • Have a Potluck Lunch and charge $5 per person.
  • Host a "carnival" complete with dunking booths, caramel apples, penny throwing, pie throwing and hot dogs.
  • Have an art/craft/hobby show featuring individual "works of art."
  • Sell t-shirts (or sweatshirts) for employees to wear during the week of the drive.

Most of all, have fun!!!