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There are many ways to measure the success of a food drive event: how many pounds were collected, how many people participated, how much money was raised. However, any time our food drive partners take action in the fight against hunger, it’s a success. The Food Depository is thankful for the efforts of all our food drive partners. Your hard work and support is helping to end hunger in our community every day. We’d also encourage you to take a moment to check out the Success Stories from our food drive partners.


Current Top Virtual Food Drives
Current Top Virtual Food Drive Name Organization Name Meals lbs $
2017 Winter Food Drive Greater Chicago Food Depository $1,687.57
ACS Active Protein Push American College of Surgeons $846.22
Halley's Mitzvah Project Halley Caplan $778.39
2017 Spring Food Drive Knights of Columbus LaGrange Council 6483 $436.00
ALA Unit 1941 Project Day 2017 American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1941 $412.36
GP Day of Service Food Drive Global Payments $271.66
DEFEAT HUNGER 2017 FPSA & PROCESS EXPO $209.00
DreamWorks Food Drive DreamWorks Graphic Communications $56.25
Avtex Chicago Food Drive Avtex $51.57
Windy City Pi Phi 2017 Drive Windy City Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club $49.36
Park Hyatt Chicago's Food Drive Park Hyatt Chicago $45.34
Scouting For Food Pathway to Adventure Council $33.80
Spring Food Drive Kipta Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. $22.00
O'Hagan Meyer Food Drive 2017 O'Hagan Meyer, LLC $14.08
2017 Winter Food Drive Greater Chicago Food Depository 6,075.3
ACS Active Protein Push American College of Surgeons 3,046.4
Halley's Mitzvah Project Halley Caplan 2,802.2
2017 Spring Food Drive Knights of Columbus LaGrange Council 6483 1,569.6
ALA Unit 1941 Project Day 2017 American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1941 1,484.5
GP Day of Service Food Drive Global Payments 978.0
DEFEAT HUNGER 2017 FPSA & PROCESS EXPO 752.4
DreamWorks Food Drive DreamWorks Graphic Communications 202.5
Avtex Chicago Food Drive Avtex 185.7
Windy City Pi Phi 2017 Drive Windy City Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club 177.7
Park Hyatt Chicago's Food Drive Park Hyatt Chicago 163.2
Scouting For Food Pathway to Adventure Council 121.7
Spring Food Drive Kipta Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. 79.2
O'Hagan Meyer Food Drive 2017 O'Hagan Meyer, LLC 50.7
2017 Winter Food Drive Greater Chicago Food Depository 5,062
ACS Active Protein Push American College of Surgeons 2,538
Halley's Mitzvah Project Halley Caplan 2,335
2017 Spring Food Drive Knights of Columbus LaGrange Council 6483 1,308
ALA Unit 1941 Project Day 2017 American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1941 1,237
GP Day of Service Food Drive Global Payments 814
DEFEAT HUNGER 2017 FPSA & PROCESS EXPO 627
DreamWorks Food Drive DreamWorks Graphic Communications 168
Avtex Chicago Food Drive Avtex 154
Windy City Pi Phi 2017 Drive Windy City Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club 148
Park Hyatt Chicago's Food Drive Park Hyatt Chicago 136
Scouting For Food Pathway to Adventure Council 101
Spring Food Drive Kipta Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. 66
O'Hagan Meyer Food Drive 2017 O'Hagan Meyer, LLC 42
Food Drive Goals
ACHIEVED
36%
OF GOAL
Annual Goal
(in meals)
11,578,394
Total Impact
(in meals)
4,238,340
↓
$1,400,338.46
DOLLARS
44,790.0
LBS

Your food drive is critically important. The Food Depository’s goal is to collect at least 1 million pounds or 2.5 million meals through our food drive partners, which means that the donations collected through your food drive is counted towards this goal. The impact of your food drive will extend long after your food drive is over. Thank you for partnering with us to achieve this goal so that more people in Cook County will have access to food until the day that no 1 goes hungry.


Badges

The Food Depository recognizes that there are multiple ways to assess the success of a food drive beyond pounds collected, including participation rates and number of items purchased. We want to celebrate with you when you reach certain milestones. The badges below highlight the achievements of your food drive when you reach your goals.

Total Participation Badge
The total participation badge will appear when your online food drive has achieved 100% of its participation goal. For example, if your food drive coordinator set a goal for 50 people to give, the total participation badge will be awarded when 50 people contribute regardless of the amount given.
Most Items Purchased Badge
This badge is awarded based on the quantity of items as well as the variety of items purchased for your food drive. Regardless of the amount of funds your online food drive collects, we want to reward the number of items purchased. The variety of items is important to the Food Depository because we are committed to providing nutritious food that contributes to a varied and wholesome diet for people who are food insecure.


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