Generate Enthusiasm and Participation

  • Decorate your collection boxes with drawings, flyers or colorful wrapping paper.

  • Plan special theme days such as Meal Mondays, Tuna Tuesdays (using the Top 5 Most needed items as your guide).

  • Encourage friendly competition

    • By department or ​Favorite sports teams

    • Winning 'team' with most products in bin gets a small prize (i.e., bragging rights, pizza lunch)

  • Create a “thermometer” or chart to track the progress of your food donation goals