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Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Cause Marketing

Creating a cause marketing campaign is a simple and effective way to support the Food Bank. You can collect funds from your customers and staff, provide critical support for our hunger relief efforts, and promote your business. The Food Bank works closely with partners to provide campaign collateral and marketing support for cause marketing campaigns.


There are many ways to engage your customers and the community in the fight to end hunger. Here are some examples of successful partnerships:

  • Dunkin’ Donuts locations sold icons in-store for $1 each and raised more than $106,000 in a month.
  • Breadsmith of Lakewood donates nearly $8,000 a year through change collections at their register.
  • Dewey’s Pizza made a $5,000 donation after contributing $5 per large pizza sold for a week at 3 locations.
  • H. Jack's Plumbing & Heating Co. donated a portion of proceeds and inspired other local companies to join their campaign, raising over $40,000 to fight hunger.

Current Campaigns:

Stop by one of partners to support the Food Bank!

Check Out Hunger – Now at GetGo!

Are you filling up at a Giant Eagle GetGo location? You now have the option to donate $1, $5 or $10 to your local Food Bank right on the pin pad.

TrueNorth Icon Campaign: June 2 – July 6

Stop at your local TrueNorth location to fill up your tank and purchase an icon for a $1, $5 or $10 donation to benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank!

Hermes “C the LAND” Virtual Race

Experience the GREAT LAND of Cleveland with 3 Virtual Runs that total 21.6 miles! You can run courses highlighting 3 of Cleveland's most amazing landmarks that adds to a total distance of 21.6 Miles...or you can run anywhere you like...between Now and August 16, 2020. Every registration for C the LAND will provide 12 meals to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. You can also make additional donations through your registration.

CLE Urban Winery: July 1 – 31

CLE Urban Winery’s “Drink Wine and Do Good” fundraiser for the month of July will donate 5% of online wine sales to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Order some wine and support a great cause! They will deliver wine to your door anywhere in greater Cleveland.

PopLife CLE Outdoor Yoga Class: July 11

PopLife CLE will hold an outdoor yoga class in their parking lot in a socially distanced, safe manner and via Zoom. The class will be donation-based to support the Food Bank. They also collecting non-perishable food items at their building.

Cleveland Cavaliers Face Coverings

Share your Cavs pride, not your germs, with this 3-pack of wine & gold face coverings! The Cleveland Cavaliers and the NBA are teaming up to provide support for ongoing Coronavirus relief efforts. All proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to the Cleveland Food Bank. Each pack purchased provides 40 healthy meals for your neighbors in need.

Platform Brewery Nonprofit Tuesday: July 28

Platform Brewery will be donating $1 per beer sold in their taproom on Tuesday, July 28th to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s young professionals group, YP Pantry.

Great Lakes Race Timing

The Twilight 5k and 10k will be a virtual race benefitting the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. The goal of this virtual event is the same as if we were doing it in person - supporting the amazing greater Cleveland communities while having fun. This year, every virtual run registration will provide 20 meals through the Greater Cleveland Food bank and a race shirt will be donated to a local homeless shelter (up to 400 shirts).

The Cheesecake Factory: Now – July 29, 2020

For every slice of Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake sold now until July 29, 2020, The Cheesecake Factory will donate a portion to Feeding America.

7-Eleven Canister Campaign

Next time you stop into your local 7-Eleven, drop your spare change in the Feeding America collection canister. Funds raised will help support local food banks in the specific communities where monies are raised.

Download the latest Cause Marketing flyer here!


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