Business Partners | Giving Hearts Day - a Fundraising Event for Charities

Host a Goods Drive

HOW TO HOST A GOODS DRIVE

Did you know that you can be part of the Giving Hearts Day movement by donating goods to a charity?!

If your organization coordinates a goods drive or supports a charity through donations of goods – we want to include you as Giving Hearts Business.

Using our GivingHeartsDay.org site, you can find charities looking for specific goods to help support their mission. This functionality is open year-round to you for quick and easy searching. Click here to access hundreds of charities in need of goods in our region!

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FAQ's

New to hosting a goods drive? The following is a 10 step process to help get you started:
1. Select the charity/cause you’d like to support (click here!)
2. Select the specific good(s) to collect.
3. Set a date, time, and location for your drive.
4. Put together a team/committee to organize.
5. Share and promote the drive.
6. Don’t forget about social media.
7. Organize incoming donations.
8. Record donation metrics – people want to see success!
9. Deliver your donations – capture photos and stories!
10. Share your gratitude, impact stories, and final results with the team!

Nope, not at all! Our intent is having organizations pledge to give goods to a participating charity within the calendar year. You can host the goods drive or donate goods at the time that works best for you.

If we haven’t answered all of your questions here, please reach out to GHDBusiness@dakmed.org!

STAY CONNECTED

If you haven’t already, please get your business signed up to be counted as a

2023 Giving Hearts Business!

SIGN UP TODAY!

Important! Both NEW and RETURNING organizations
need to sign up here to be included in 2023!