Virtual Food Drive FAQs

  1. What is a virtual food drive?
    A virtual food drive allows you to donate food to the North Texas Food Bank without having to collect and deliver cans in person. Once you select specific items for your shopping cart, NTFB is able to capitalize on our purchasing power to get that food to our hungry neighbors.

  2. What are the advantages of a Virtual Food Drive?
    • Donating food virtually means you won't have to make a trip to the grocery store and carry heavy cans.
    • Making a difference is quick and easy, you can do it from the comfort of your own home.
    • You have the ability to form teams to donate even more. Gather your friends, family, or coworkers to work together, or compete!

  3. Do I have to create a team or be a team member to donate through the Virtual Food Drive?
    No, you can make a Virtual Food Drive donation without being on a team. Donate here or find a drive to support a specific page.

  4. Can I donate through the Virtual Food Drive without shopping?
    Yes. To donate through a Virtual Food Drive without selecting items, click here or click "Donate Without Shopping" on the page you wish to support.

  5. How can I make my food drive successful?
    • Set a goal to work towards.
    • Share your Virtual Food Drive on social media regularly.
    • If you are a team captain:
      • Host a kickoff event to get your team excited about your Virtual Food Drive. Let your team know how NTFB helps your community by showing them an NTFB video or request a speaker from NTFB to attend.
      • Offer an incentive to your team if your goal is met.
      • Provide regular reminders and progress reports to your team members.
      • If you are a business, request matching contributions to your employer.
      • Create theme days such as "Canned Fruit Fridays".