Interested in hosting a food and fund drive but don’t know where to start?
It’s easy when you follow the three basic steps and use the free flyers, campaign ideas, and signs below!
STEP 1 : Register Your Food and Fund Drive.
Fill out this brief form to register your event. You’ll get a confirmation and follow-up email to schedule a drop-off date, and answer any additional questions you might have about the process.
STEP 2 : Review our Suggestion List which includes the Top 5 Items the pantry can use the most at this time.
STEP 3 : Drop off your donations*:
The Open Door, Eagan (please note new location):
3000 Ames Crossing Rd, Suite 100, Eagan 55121
Monday-Friday: 11:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
*REGISTERED FOOD DRIVES: Additional drop-off hours available upon request.
AFTER HOURS Donations can be left in donation bins inside our 24/7 vestibule, in BACK of the building, door #4. Please follow donation receipt instructions.
Collecting monetary donations with your food drive? Want to go digital and broaden your community reach? Host an ONLINE fund drive for The Open Door! Track progress toward your specific goal, engage socially, and share your hunger-fighting story with a Virtual Fund Drive for The Open Door. Click the button below to see an example of what your own unique fundraising page could look like.
Email our Community Engagement Lead Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org to customize a crowdfunding page for your fundraiser.
Your group can also donate through our website. Got to our Donate Now button, then click ‘Dedicate To’ then ‘Behalf Of’. Be sure to add name of your group so we can track all donations from your event!
IDEAS FLYERS: Helpful Tips & Campaign Ideas
If you’ve never hosted a food & fund drive or want to try something different for your group, download our ‘Helpful Tips’ sheet for planning recommendations or the ‘Campaign Ideas’ flyer to view some of our popular suggestions.
Download this sign to attach to your donation containers. Want it customized with your company/school name or logo? Contact List at email@example.com for more information.
Questions about organizing a food and fund drive?
Contact Lisa Wendt, Events and Community Engagement Lead, at 651-302-9528 or firstname.lastname@example.org