How to Setup Your YouGiveGoods Food Drive

STEP 1 – Set Up    

  • Set Your Dates
    (ie. How long the drive will go from start to finish)
  • Title Your Drive
    (Suggested: Food for our Neighbors)
  • Choose a Charity
    (Star of Hope Ministries, Zip Code – 07505) 
  • Choose Main Image
    (Options can be found here)
  • Choose a Goal
    (ie. Number of Non-Perishable Items you want to see collected)
  • Name a Sponsor
    (Select “I Don’t Have A Sponsor”)
  • Edit Your Slogan
    (Suggested: Neighbors Helping Neighbors)
  • Edit Your Description
    (Suggested: I’m helping Star of Hope, in Paterson, NJ, gather food for distribution in Paterson, Newark, and Willingboro. Seeking to help families and individuals who are in need of a hand up.)
  • Upload Charity Logo (Use the Star of Hope Logo)
  • Enter My Info (So people will know this is your drive)
  • Select “Save and Continue” 

STEP 2 – Choose Your Goods 

  • Select “Food”
  • Select “Save and Continue”
  • My Shopping List (automatically generates the list of food items needed) Select “Save and Continue” 

STEP 3 – Finish Your Drive 

  • Select “Finish” 

STEP 4 – Promote 

  • Email friends and family a link to your drive, asking them to participate!
  • Share the drive link on Social Media. Feel free to share more than once throughout the length of your food drive (using some of the images provided).