At Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages, we understand the importance of giving back to the community and supporting causes that align with our core values. We appreciate your interest in requesting a donation from our business. To streamline the process and ensure transparency, we have established the following guidelines:
1. Eligibility Criteria:
- We primarily consider donation requests from non-profit organizations, public schools, and community groups.
- The organization or cause should be located in Central Indiana.
- We prioritize organizations and initiatives that focus on public education, literacy, visual arts, and mental health.
2. Donation Requests:
- All donation requests must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the following information:
- Name and description of the organization
- Contact information (name, phone number, email address, mailing address)
- Purpose of the donation request
- Amount or type of donation requested – be specific as possible
- Intended use of the donation
- Donation requests should be submitted at least 30 days in advance of the event or initiative to allow for proper evaluation and processing.
3. Evaluation and Selection Process:
- We carefully review each donation request received. We evaluate requests based on our eligibility criteria and focus areas.
- Due to the volume of requests we receive, we may not be able to fulfill every donation request, even if they meet our guidelines.
- Priority will be given to representatives of organizations who consistently shop at Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages.
- We may request additional information or arrange a meeting with the organization to better understand its work and impact.
4. Ineligible Requests:
- If the donation request is for a specific fundraising event, alcohol consumption should not should be the central activity of the event. Ex: wine or beer tasting event
- We do not donate to fundraising events co-sponsored by Big Alcohol brands or distribution companies that represent Big Alcohol brands.
- Donations to individuals or personal fundraisers are generally not considered.
- Sponsorships for events or programs primarily benefiting commercial entities or for-profit activities are not within the scope of our donation program.
5. Communication and Notification:
- We will make every effort to respond to donation requests within a reasonable timeframe.
- If we approve your request, we will communicate the decision and arrange for the donation to be provided as agreed upon. You are responsible for donation pickup.
- We will notify you if your request is declined.
- Please make sure Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages is spelled correctly on all materials. We named the company after our late father.
- Download graphics from our website for digital and print signage.
- Use these handles for tagging us on social media.
Thank you for considering Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages for your donation request. We appreciate the opportunity to contribute to our community and make a positive impact.