Food donations are a vital way in which you can support hungry people in northern Toronto. North York Flemingdon Food Bank accepts all fresh and non-perishable donations. The most important factor you need to consider is that donating food to a food bank not only helps the community, but benefits the day-to-day functions of the food bank, and increases a business’ brand in positive ways. Flemingdon Food Bank has many years of experience working with large corporations to help fulfil their corporate social responsibility (CSR) objectives around alleviating food insecurity, poverty and helping Canadians in need. Here are the following ways donating to Flemingdon Food Bank can help your business:
Reduces waste removal costs
Eliminates a company’s dumping cost and helps alleviate the surplus of perfectly good food many places throw out. By working with a food bank, you can save money and reduce waste in landfills.
Generates tax deduction
By donating, many businesses can receive tax deductions for the costs of producing, packaging and delivering products.Plus up to 50 percent of the difference between the cost and the fair market value.
More inventory control
A donation can reduce your surplus of hard-to-move inventory and unsaleables. Many food banks will take in your inventory that has been stagnant with little return in profit.
The Flemingdon Food Bank promotes food donors through a variety of communications and marketing materials, including the annual report, website and social media outlets.
Increases community goodwill
Donations will lead to recognition throughout the community.
Enhances employee morale
Employees can feel good when their company salvages usable food and makes a positive contribution to their community.
Contact the Flemingdon Food Bank if your business is interested in donating food or money to help Canadian families in need.