Corporate Involvement


Thank you to all of our corporate partners for their continued support. Our corporate partners are essential in the work to end hunger in our community.

With your company’s support, the Food Bank will distribute close to 60 million pounds of food in fiscal year 2015. Through our programs and services, we help 58,000 individuals each week.

Becoming a corporate partner of the San Antonio Food Bank is easy and links your business to one of the most reputable and trusted nonprofits in San Antonio and Southwest Texas. In fact, Charity Navigator has given us their highest 4-star rating three years in a row. 98% of donated resources go directly to our food programs.

Our corporate partnership program offers a comprehensive package of engagement opportunities that will showcase your brand to Food Bank supporters as well as the general public in San Antonio and 15 surrounding counties. Opportunities include the following:

Read more below.


Philanthropic Gifts

If you would simply like to make a philanthropic gift to the San Antonio Food Bank, you can do so by clicking here. We love recognizing corporate donors and can do so with a check presentation or some other formal recognition. We are also available to provide guest speakers for your next corporate event or meeting.

For details, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

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Special Event Sponsorship

Doing Good on the Green

April 2016

The Food Bank’s annual golf tournament, Doing Good on the Green, takes place at the exclusive TPC San Antonio at the JW Marriott. Corporate sponsorships are available from $500 to $25,000 and include exclusive marketing opportunities, team entries to play and more. Doing Good on the Green is a great way for your business to engage with golf aficionados while providing muchneeded
funds to the San Antonio Food Bank.

For more information, contact Wendy Williams, Special Events Manager, at 210.431.8309 or wwilliams@safoodbank.org.

Canstruction®

SEPTEMBER 2015

Canstruction is a unique charity which hosts competitions, exhibitions and events showcasing colossal structures made entirely out of full cans of food. After the structures are built, the creations go on display to the public as a giant art exhibition. At the end of the event, all food is donated to local hunger relief organizations. The San Antonio edition is produced by the San Antonio Chapter of the Society for Design Administration in partnership with AIA San Antonio. Our venue at North Star Mall puts a bright spotlight on hunger in our community. Last year’s event resulted in more than 34,000 lbs of food donations to the San Antonio Food Bank.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210.431.8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org.

Harvest of Hope Brunch & Silent Auction

NOVEMBER 22, 2015

Harvest of Hope is the Food Bank’s annual Brunch & Silent Auction held at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort. This tasting event showcases many of San Antonio’s most popular restaurants and chefs. Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $15,000 and all include at least one table for ten at the event plus exclusive marketing opportunities designed for maximum brand exposure.

For more information, contact Wendy Williams, Special Events Manager, at 210.431.8309 or wwilliams@safoodbank.org.

Runway

NOVEMBER 5, 2015

Runway is an event created for women who enjoy fine wine, great style and shopping. The event features wine tastings, fashion show and a boutique marketplace for attendees to shop for a cause. Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $20,000 with benefits including marketing opportunities, swag bag participation, tickets and more.

For more information, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210.431.8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org.

Great Turkey Challenge 5K

NOVEMBER 26, 2015
THANKSGIVING MORNING

The Great Turkey Challenge 5K is the Food Bank’s annual 5k Run/Walk held on Thanksgiving morning. This signature event, held in the beautiful King William district and presented by HEB, raises money to provide holiday meals in the San Antonio community. Sponsorships are available from $500 to $20,000 and include
marketing opportunities, swag bag participation and runner/walker entries.

For more information, contact Wendy Williams, Special Events Manager, at 210.431.8309 or wwilliams@safoodbank.org.


Food Distribution Programmatic Underwriting

Mobile Pantry & Food Fair Underwriting

The San Antonio Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry program distributes approximately 10,000 pounds of food to 200 families in a 3-hour window. Using refurbished beverage trucks with different compartments that can be refrigerated  allows the Food Bank to distribute nutritious food to a large number of families in a short time. The Food Bank’s Food Fair program is similar to the Mobile Pantry program , but on a much larger scale. In one day, Food Fairs distribute 20,000 pounds of food to 200 families.  Underwrite a Mobile Pantry or a Food Fair and bring your corporate team out to volunteer on distribution day! One-time or recurring opportunities are available.

For more information, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

Kids Café

The Food Bank’s Kids Café program distributes hot, nutritious meals to many children throughout the city who may not otherwise receive their third meal of the day. The Food Bank partners with afterschool programs, many of which also provide homework help. Each Kids Café location serves anywhere from 35 to 145 children a day. Sponsorships are available on a one-time, month-long or year-long basis. Sponsorship of a Kids Café location also includes the opportunity to visit the site for a special party.

For more information, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

Summer Food Service

When school is out, low-income children lose their access to daily school lunches and breakfasts. The Summer Food Service Program aims to fill this void. It provides nutritious meals and snacks to children during this time.  Each  location serves anywhere from 10 to 350 children each day. Sponsorships are available on a one-time, month-long or summer-long basis. Sponsorship of a Summer Food Service location also includes the opportunity to visit the site for a special party.

For more information, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

Project HOPE Underwriting

Project HOPE is a program that provides supplemental groceries to seniors in our community. Project HOPE boxes are distributed at senior centers through the Food Bank’s service area. Each box is filled with shelf-stable food items  designed to supplement a senior’s monthly food needs. Sponsor a Project HOPE location on a one-time or recurring basis and bring your corporate team to the Food Bank to help build boxes.
For more information, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

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Food & Fund Drives

We rely on Food & Fund Drives to bring in nearly 1.5 million pounds of food each year. A Food & Fund Drive could be a third-party event or it could just be your organization making a commitment to collect food. For in-depth information on how to execute a successful Food & Fund Drive, please click here.

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Cause Marketing

Cause marketing partnerships help you reach your customers and promote your brand while supporting the fight against hunger. It is also a great tool for engaging employees while linking your brand to the Food Bank’s vital mission.

We can work with you to create a mutually beneficial partnership that aligns with your business and sales goals through transactional activities, percentage of sales, product based programs, joint messaging, public relations events and grass roots fundraising.

Contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

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Workplace Giving & Matching Gifts

Organize a workplace giving campaign to engage your employees in the fight against hunger. You can also provide an incentive for giving and multiply the generosity of your employees through matching gifts.

Contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

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In-Kind Donations

The San Antonio Food Bank is always seeking donations of products and services to keep our costs down and our resources directed towards feeding those in need. In-kind donations from corporate partners are an efficient and easy way to help, and may be tax-deductible. Consider donating printing services, event space, creative and professional services, silent auction items and advertising placements.

For more information, contact Kristina Hernandez, Corporate Giving Manager, at 210-431-8418 or khernandez@safoodbank.org

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