Become a Sponsor

A community fun run to benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank

Saturday, April 1, 2017 : Cantigny Park : Wheaton : 9:00 AM

Saturday, May 13, 2017 : Independence Grove : Libertyville : 9:00 AM

Saturday, September 9, 2017 : Lewis University : Romeoville  : 9:00 AM

Northern Illinois Food Bank is bringing back the fun with the return of all three Foodie 5K events and invites you to participate. Runners, walkers and their families will gather for the 4th annual Foodie 5K fun run featuring a post-run festival with entertainment, gourmet food trucks and a kid’s zone to benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank in Wheaton, Libertyville and Romeoville.

With an expected 2,000+ participants, this is an opportunity for you to educate the community about your business and your commitment to helping the hungry families of northern Illinois. The Foodie 5K provides a multi-market marketing opportunity allowing your company to partner with one of the most respected food banks in Illinois. Northern Illinois Food Bank works with 800 network partners in 13 counties providing food assistance to over 71,500 hungry neighbors each week. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to be part of this community fun run and festival and to support the food bank and our mission in feeding our hungry neighbors.

Please consider sponsoring this event and supporting the work of Northern Illinois Food Bank.

See sponsorship opportunities and benefits below, or download the packet (PDF) for your review.

 

Interested? Start a conversation with us:


  I am interested in supporting Northern Illinois Food Bank. Please contact me about Foodie 5K Sponsorship.

 

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Your sponsorship will help feed 600,000 kids and their family members in northern Illinois. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

*Sponsor benefits are the same at all three locations; 2,000 participants anticipated at each race site. 

Presenting Sponsor - $25,000 - SOLD - Meijer

  • Ten complimentary registrations for each race site ($1,050 Value)
  • Reserved table and monitored gear check for (10) ten in the reserved-seating Hospitality Tent
  • Company tent provided with an 8-ft table during post-event festivals to distribute promotional materials
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets
  • Company recognition on the stage during the opening and closing ceremonies
  • Company logo prominently featured on official 2017 event shirts and posters
  • Premium signage recognition at events
  • Company name or logo included in press releases, SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K, print and digital ads, social media promotion, and all other event-related marketing efforts
  • Company name or logo included in a minimum of four event-related print advertisements in the Shaw Media Publications
  • Company name and logo included in a minimum of five eblasts to Food Bank database of 30,000 email constituents, with logo displayed prominently
  • Mention in a minimum of five event-related social media posts to the Food Bank Facebook audience (8,400), Twitter audience (2,000) and Instagram audience (600)
  • Option for Food Bank staff to shoot and edit a 1-minute video clip of a company representative highlighting your philanthropic involvement and shared with the Food Bank’s Facebook audience (8,400) and on SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K
  • Company mention in pre and post event coverage in The Full Plate newsletter with circulation of 5,000 donors, volunteers, agencies and community members
  • Recognition in our annual report and on our Circle of Hope donor wall at the West Suburban Center (estimated annual visitors: 20,000)
  • Recognition on the Circle of Hope Organizational Supporters page on SolveHungerToday.org
  • Subscription to The Full Plate quarterly newsletter
  • Use of the Food Bank’s West Suburban Center for up to twelve meetings or team-building volunteer shifts ($3,000 Value)

Gold Medal Sponsor - $10,000

$4,000 for one race location only

  • Ten complimentary registrations at each race site ( up to $1,050 Value)
  • Reserved table and monitored gear check for (10) ten in the reserved-seating Hospitality Tent
  • Company tent provided with an 8-ft table during post-event festivals to distribute promotional materials
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets
  • Company logo featured on official 2017 event shirts and posters
  • Signage recognition at event(s)
  • Company name or logo included in press releases, SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K, and other event-related marketing efforts
  • Company name or logo included in a minimum of five eblasts to Food Bank database of 30,000 email constituents (does not apply to one location sponsors)
  • Company mention in pre and post event coverage in The Full Plate newsletter with circulation of 5,000 donors, volunteers, agencies and community members (does not apply to one location sponsors)
  • Recognition in our annual report and on the Circle of Hope donor wall at the West Suburban Center (estimated annual visitors: 20,000)
  • Recognition on the Circle of Hope Organizational Supporters page on SolveHungerToday.org
  • Subscription to The Full Plate quarterly newsletter
  • Use of the Food Bank’s West Suburban Center for up to twelve meetings or team-building volunteer shifts ($3,000 Value)

Official Water Sponsor - $2,000 + Water Donation - One Available
Official Post-Run Food Sponsor - $2,000 + Food Donation - One Available

  • Five complimentary registrations for each race site ($525 Value)
  • Company tent provided with an 8-ft table during post-event festivals to distribute promotional materials
  • Company name listed on official 2017 event shirts and posters
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets
  • Company name or logo included in press releases, SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K, and other event-related marketing efforts
  • Premium signage at water/post run food distribution stations 

Silver Medal Sponsor - $5,500

$2,000 for one race location only

  • Five complimentary registrations for each race site (up to $525 Value)
  • Company tent provided with an 8-ft table during post-event festivals to distribute promotional materials
  • Company name listed on official 2017 event shirts and posters
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets
  • Company logo included on signage throughout event
  • Company name or logo included in press releases, SolveHungerToday.org/Foodie5K, and other event-related marketing efforts (does not apply to one location sponsors)
  • Company name or logo included in a minimum of five eblasts to Food Bank database of 30,000 email constituents (does not apply to one location sponsors)
  • Recognition in our annual report and on the Circle of Hope donor wall at the West Suburban Center (estimated annual visitors: 20,000) (does not apply to one location sponsors)
  • Recognition on the Circle of Hope Organizational Supporters page on SolveHungerToday.org (does not apply to one location sponsors)
  • Subscription to The Full Plate quarterly newsletter
  • Use of the Food Bank’s West Suburban Center for up to twelve meetings or team-building volunteer shifts ($3,000 Value) (does not apply to one location sponsors)

Bronze Medal Sponsor - $750
One race location only

  • Company name listed on signage throughout event
  • Company tent provided with an 8-ft table during post-event festivals to distribute promotional materials
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets

Finisher Medal Sponsor - $10,000 
Three Available

  • Company logo or name included on the back of the finisher medal and logo on ribbon
  • Company logo included on the step and repeat where winners and finishers will be photographed
  • Company tent provided with an 8-ft table during post-event festival where finishers will be directed to collect their finisher medal
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets
  • Company logo featured on official 2017 event shirts and posters
  • Signage recognition at event
  • Company mention in pre and post event coverage in The Full Plate newsletter with circulation of 5,000 donors, volunteers, agencies and community members
  • Recognition in our annual report and on the Circle of Hope donor wall at the West Suburban Center (estimated annual visitors: 20,000)
  • Recognition on the Circle of Hope Organizational Supporters page on SolveHungerToday.org
  • Subscription to The Full Plate quarterly newsletter
  • Use of the Food Bank’s West Suburban Center for up to twelve meetings or team-building volunteer shifts ($3,000 Value) 

Awards Medal Sponsor - $750 
Three Available

  • Company logo or name included on the back of the 80 awards medals and logo on ribbon
  • Company logo included on the step and repeat where winners and finishers will be photographed
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets

Food Truck Voucher Sponsor - $500 
One Race Location Only

  • Company logo and/or ad displayed on the back of food truck vouchers provided to all participants 
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets

Mile Marker Sponsor - $250 
Three available at each race location - Nine total available

  • Company logo prominently displayed on mile markers
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets

Kid's Zone Sponsor - $250 
One Race Location - Unlimited Available

  • Company logo displayed on Kid’s Zone signage  
  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets
  • Sponsor must provide kid-friendly activity 

Participant Packet Sponsor - $100 
One Race Location Only

  • Opportunity to include branded promotional items in all participant packets


: For questions or to become an official Foodie 5k sponsor contact Monica Marr or fill out the form above :
mmarr@northernilfoodbank.org : 847-336-3663 x748
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