Your donation not only gives our clients in the Fox Valley, the healthy food they need to better recover from their illness and treatments, but also supports our local teens who volunteer to prepare those meals. At FVFFH we offer a wide variety of ways to support our mission, that best suits you, your family and giving plan.
If you have questions or want more information on supporting FVFFH please contact our Director of Development, LaVerne Mathews here or at 630.377.0789 ext 101.
Join our monthly giving, Healthy Heroes Program!
No matter what level you choose you will be providing our program critical resources that advance our mission on a monthly basis. Monthly gifts range from $15 – $100. Click here to become a Healthy Hero!
We gratefully receive donations of produce and kitchen equipment as well as items for our events and auctions such as local restaurant & business gift certificates, wine, travel packages, and other unique experiences.
Donate Stocks & Securities
Use your investments to significantly benefit our programs. By donating stocks & securities to FVFFH you not only provide critical support to our programs, but you’ll also receive a charitable deduction and avoid capital gains taxes that would otherwise be due on the sale.
To donate stock first contact your broker and inform them you would like to donate your shares to Fox Valley Food for Health. Then contact LaVerne Mathews at LaVerne@fvffh.org, to provide information on your gift and coordinate next steps on transferring securities into FVFFH’s brokerage account at Edward Jones.
Bequest and Estate Planning
Including FVFFH in your will or estate plan, is a bold act of generosity and ensures our longevity. Creating a will or estate plan safeguards that you can provide for your family and have your assets distributed as you wish. You can make a bequest gift to FVFFH by including language in your estate plan or will leaving a portion of your assets to the organization or by designating FVFFH as a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy.
Before making your estate plans, you should consult with an attorney, financial planner and/or a qualified estate planner.
Host a community dinner fundraiser at your home
What better way to support FVFFH than having us cook for you and your guests! Each dinner contains 3 courses for up 12 guest, and we request a $100 donation per guest. One of our Mentor Chef, as well at Teen Chefs, will prepare our recipes and serve you and your guests. This is a beautiful way to spread our mission and experience our program first hand! If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Host your own fundraising event!
There is nothing we love more than seeing the creative ways our community fundraise to support our programs. Whether it’s a bake sale, fashion show, restaurant give back day, or another unique experience, we’d love to support and share your event! Click here to access our 3rd Party Fundraiser kit to help brainstorm an event and align with our brand.
Shop on Amazon Smile
When doing your online shopping why not give back to FVFFH? All you have to do is shop through smile.amazon.com and designate FVFFH as your charity of choice. Every purchase you make Amazon will donate 0.5% and benefit our programs. Sign up here!
Double your support! When you make a donation, your company may match your gift to Fox Valley Food for Health. There’s no better way to increase your support by getting your company involved in our community and program. Take a moment to check with you HR department or website to see if your company has a matching gift program.
Our generous corporate partners help underwrite the cost of our annual Golf Outing & Harvest Moon Dance. Our sponsors ensure that all money raised at our events go directly to our program. Sponsorships can range from $200 – $20,000 and include exclusive benefits and exposure to your company.
Corporate sponsorship is one of the best ways we can ensure the longevity and sustainability of our programs and organization. Whether its providing funds for our weekly meals, purchasing a piece of equipment or becoming a platinum partner, we are always looking for new innovative ways your business can join and support our community.