Donation Request 2018-02-26T06:57:01+00:00

Donation Request Policy

Timeline:

We request that donation requests be submitted 2 to 4 weeks before an event. We will consider last-minute requests, but please be advised that donation dollars may already be allocated for the current month.

Where to file:

An application can be filled in below or one can be obtained and turned in at the West End store’s Customer Service Desk. Any questions regarding the status of your donation request can be directed to:
Debbie Lazinsky, Marketing Dept. (607)-277-0020 ext. 501, dlazinsky@greenstar.coop

What to request:

We can make donations of GreenStar merchandise, gift card, or gift basket. It is helpful to specify your preferences. We generally make donations in the range of $15-$25.

Guidelines:

GreenStar does not donate to individuals. GreenStar’s donations are intended for organizations.
These are the criteria for eligibility:

  • Organization must operate as a not-for-profit
  • The organization must either be:
    • a) one that serves people generally recognized as less privileged by virtue of discrimination (race,class, ability, sexual orientation)
    • b) one whose primary objective matches one of GreenStar’s goals:
      • working on concerns directly affecting the Ithaca community
      • creation of democratically operated cooperative institutions
      • promotion of nutritious foods, diets, and activities
      • local production of foods and other goods
      • ecological responsibility

Donation Request

In exchange:

We request that you use our name in publicity for your event whenever possible, and set out a small sign identifying GreenStar’s contribution to the event (we supply the sign). In addition, we’d like a copy of your publicity materials for our records.

Donation Requests

  • :
  • Tell us why a donation is needed and how it will be used. If you are organizing an event, please be sure you include the date and time of your event.
  • What would you like GreenStar to donate (food, gift basket or gift card)? If food, please list specific quantities and types of food needed. We generally make donations in the range of $15-$25. GreenStar does not donate food from our catering department or the use of The Space.
  • Please describe the organization in brief. What is the primary purpose? Who is served by it?
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