Hosting a Food &/or Fund Drive

Hosting a food & fund drive is a great way to support the 382,000 Utahns facing hunger.

Register a Food Drive

Thank you for your interest in hosting a food &/or fund drive to benefit Utah Food Bank. Food drives that collect 500 lbs. or more (the equivalent of a filled SUV or pickup truck) are eligible for Utah Food Bank transportation services for supplies and food pick up. Please arrange to have your donations ready for pickup in a centralized location on the first floor of your building. If there is a large amount of food, we appreciate having someone from your organization available to assist our driver.

If you have questions about food drive registration, please contact Julie Adams-Chatterley at (801) 887-1266 or Many of the answers to your questions may be found in our Food Drive FAQs.

Please note: in order to receive supplies or transportation, we require a food drive to be registered one week prior to the start date.


We request that food donations meet the following criteria:

  • All natural ingredients
  • Low sodium
  • Low sugar
  • No high fructose corn syrup

Most needed food items:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Canned Meats (tuna, chicken or beef)
  • Chili
  • SpaghettiOs/Ravioli
  • Canned Fruits
  • Other Boxed Meals

Virtual Food Drive

If you would like to host a fund drive in conjunction with your food drive, please visit our Virtual Food Drive. This makes donating food more convenient than ever and allows you to “shop” for our most-needed items, all without the hassle of a visit to the store. Plus, you get to capitalize on our incredible purchasing power! When you register a Virtual Food Drive, you’ll be able to create a team and invite your friends, family and coworkers to join your effort and watch your impact grow.

Create a Team

View the quick reference guide to acceptable donations.
View the complete guide to acceptable donations.

Have Questions? Review our FAQs.

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