Alameda County Community Food Bank offers a number of highly visible sponsorship opportunities.
For information about additional ways your organization can support the food bank, please visit our corporate and foundation support page.
Food Drive Barrels
Place your logo on 3,000+ iconic red Food Drive barrels appearing in prominent, high-traffic locations throughout Alameda County. Our iconic food-drive barrels can be found throughout the county all year long — and 3,000 of them in more than 1,000 locations during the holiday season. Sponsor the Holiday Food Drive and your color logo will appear prominently on barrels for several years.
Alameda County Community Food Bank would like to send a special Thank You to our current food drive sponsors: Hidden Valley, FedEx, Lam Research, Target, Union Pacific, Chevron, Clif Bar, Grifols, Oracle, Kazan McClain, Satterley & Greenwood.
Truck Fuel Sponsorships
Our fleet of trucks travels hundreds of thousands of miles a year on local highways and busy streets. Help fuel our mission – and your brand – with a fuel sponsorship.
With a fleet of 8 trucks making daily routes to every corner of our county, our trucks get in a lot of mileage. Help keep them running and earn millions of impressions as a truck sponsor. By becoming a fuel sponsor your logo will be prominently displayed on the sides of the truck you sponsor — giving you millions of impressions from Berkeley to Fremont, Oakland to Livermore.
Partner with the Food Bank as we host high-profile events attended by business leaders, major donors and community leaders.
- Savor the Season
Consistently, no other event has had as profound an impact on hunger in Alameda County as Savor the Season, Alameda County Community Food Bank’s signature fundraiser. Since 2003, Savor the Season has raised over $3 million while celebrating the Food Bank’s critical partnerships with the local business community.Join a select group of supporters of our biggest fundraiser of the year, Savor the Season, held in September each year. Sponsorship is for corporate partners interested in making an important investment in our mission to alleviate hunger, and to align with one of the premier non-profit organizations in the Bay Area.This event sells out each year, with more than 500 guests representing business and community leaders from around the Bay Area. As a sponsor, your company will be entitled to outstanding benefits including a gourmet lunch and fine wine for your guests at the picturesque Wente Vineyard in the heart of the Livermore Valley.
- Empty Bowls
Empty Bowls is a family-friendly dinner event that takes place at the Food Bank. Business leaders and community members come together as our warehouse is transformed into a place for dinner and a party to raise funds and awareness, alleviating hunger right here in Alameda County. Sponsorship benefits include promoting your business to new audiences through an invitation mailed to more than 15,000 addresses; aligning your company with one of the Bay Area’s premier nonprofit organizations; representing your company at a family-friendly event in front of a sell-out crowd of 500-plus; and receiving acknowledgment in Food Bank publications and web site.
- Leadership Series
Bringing together local community-minded business leaders and thought-provoking speakers, the Leadership Series are more than a networking opportunity — they also spark engaging conversation on relevant topics. Past speakers have included Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor; Marty Lurie, broadcaster and host of the Giants pre- and post-game shows, KNBR; Pete Doctor, Writer and Director – Pixar’s Toy Story, Monsters, Inc. and Up!; and Christina Romer, professor of economics at University of California, Berkeley and former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors.These gatherings give the Food Bank a chance to foster new relationships, introduce the enormity of the Food Bank’s operation to community leaders, and engage business owners in supporting our work.
For more details about becoming a sponsors, please contact our Corporate Partnership and Events Manager Kathryn Weber at (510) 635-3663 ext. 328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.