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More Ways to Give


Thank you for donating to the mission of Midwest Food Bank! We are thankful for each gift in the fight against food insecurity. For every $1 donated, Midwest Food Bank distributes $30 worth of food to those in need. In addition to monetary donations, there are many other ways to support us financially. 

Midwest Food Bank understands our donors appreciate the opportunity to give in a variety of ways. We are able to accept non-monetary contributions of securities and personal property, such as vehicles and other assets. We also are thankful for the legacy gifts provided in estates. Select an option below to learn about other ways that you can help the mission of Midwest Food Bank.


Make an impact by donating appreciated securities, including stock, bonds, and mutual funds, directly to charity. Giving appreciated securities you've held for more than a year may provide you with more tax benefits and allow you to contribute more to Midwest Food Bank.  Learn more about donating Stocks & Securities.


A charitable gift from your estate is often a favored method of giving that enables you Donor flow chart color3to achieve your financial goals and benefit Midwest Food Bank.  Giving through your will or trust allows you to support Midwest Food Bank and create a lasting legacy that endures beyond your lifetime. Learn more about how to include Midwest Food Bank in your Estate.


Many Midwest Food Bank donors use a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) to support our mission.  A DAF is a type of giving program that allows you to combine tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite charities. Establish your DAF by making an irrevocable, tax-deductible donation to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program.  Learn more about Donor Advised Funds.


If you are 70 1/2 years old, you may qualify for an IRA Qualified Charitable Contribution.  You can donate up to $100,000 in IRA assets directly to Midwest Food Bank without taking the distribution into taxable income.  Learn more about IRA Qualified Charitable Contributions.


Donations propertyAccumulated various assets or items no longer needed can be very valuable for feeding those in need.  Gifts of non-cash assets like cars, gift cards, jewelry, phones, tablets, boats, or precious metals can provide significant financial support for the work of the Midwest Food Bank.  Learn more about donating Cars and Personal Property.




Rewards logos3There are some shopping rewards programs that generate charitable donations for Midwest Food Bank.  You do your shopping, and Midwest Food Bank receives benefits. We are very thankful for our donors who support us through their purchases and direct the benefits to us. Learn more about donating through Reward Programs.


Join us in the fight against food insecurity with online fundraising to benefit Midwest Food Bank. Start a fundraiser to celebrate your birthday, commemorate your anniversary, or create a virtual food drive. With just a few clicks, you can begin.  Learn more about Online Fundraising.


Contact us if you have questions about any of these donation opportunities. We look forward to partnering with you.

Midwest Food Bank is pleased to share this information; however, we do not provide tax or legal advice. We encourage you to contact professionals for individualized financial planning and tax counsel.


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