The Pantry of Broward Is Making A Difference . . . WITH YOUR HELP.
“I am only one, but still, I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something.
And, because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do what I can.”
Edward Everett Hale
The only way an organization like The Pantry of Broward can succeed and complete its mission is with the help of our community. In the “Get Involved” section of the website, learn how you can become involved and support The Pantry of Broward and its mission. There are many ways to get involved with The Pantry and its cause.
A few different opportunities to get involved are to volunteer, hold a food drive, hold a fundraiser, or simply monetary donation. We do not survive without the community and its generous support. We have great opportunities all year long for students, families, corporations, churches etc. Check out the “Get Involved” section and start getting involved today.
Other ways to support The Pantry of Broward:
There are many fun ways you can raise support for The Pantry of Broward. The following are some successful ideas that have been used in the past, but please let us have your winning events so we can share them with others!
Make a Gift of Stock
The Pantry of Broward accepts stock donation. Giving appreciated stock is a fast and easy way to make a gift to the The Pantry of Broward and receive tax benefits. To obtain more information regarding a Gift of Stock, please contact the The Pantry of Broward at (954) 358-1481.
Donate your Vehicle
Would you like to donate your car, trailer, boat or RV to The Pantry of Broward? Simply call the The Pantry of Broward at (954) 358-1481 and ask for the car donation form. Once completed, fax the donation form back to us at (954) 358-1483. We will contact you to make arrangements to pick-up your vehicle at no cost to you. All title and transfers requirements will be taken care of by The Pantry, and you will be provided with a tax-deductible donation receipt at the time of pick-up.
Employer Gift Match
You can double or sometimes triple your gift to the The Pantry of Broward when your employer matches your contribution. Please contact your human resources department to see if your employer has a matching gifts program and send the necessary paperwork to us!
Planned Giving and Bequest
Some gifts not only help The Pantry of Broward but they also provide you with a charitable income tax deduction, minimize capital gains taxes, reduce real estate taxes, or provide you or others with an annual income for life. To learn more about these types of gifts or how to make a bequest to The Pantry of Broward in your will, please contact our office at (954) 358-1481 and we will be pleased to provide you with information.
- Food Drives! Please help arrange a food drive in your neighborhood, place of worship, school, etc. The Pantry of Broward will distribute this food to the seniors in great need. Our website has a “How To” guide to organizing a food drive.
- Volunteers: The Pantry of Broward is a volunteer run agency. We are looking for people who care who have a few hours each month or week where they can help in a variety of functions from stocking shelves to packing food boxes. We also seek volunteer drivers to help deliver food in their neighborhoods to seniors who cannot get out of their homes.
- Marketing and Public Relations: we are continually looking for professionals to help us get even more creative in reaching out to the public. If you work in marketing, public relations and/or graphic design and are willing to volunteer some time, please contact us.
We are looking for doctors, optometrists, hearing specialists, etc who would be willing to provide one or two appointments for seniors without charge each week or month.
If you would like to help but have not found anything that you feel you can do, please call Terrence Smalley at The Pantry of Broward at (954) 358-1481.