Donation guidelines

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:

  1. We primarily consider donation requests from non-profit organizations, public schools, and community groups.  
  2. The organization or cause should be located in Central Indiana.
  3. We prioritize organizations and initiatives that focus on public education, literacy, visual arts, and mental health.

2. Donation Requests:

  1. All donation requests must be submitted via email to hello@lorensaf.com, including the following information:
    1. Name and description of the organization
    2. Contact information (name, phone number, email address, mailing address)
    3. Purpose of the donation request
    4. Amount or type of donation requested – be specific as possible
    5. Intended use of the donation
  2. 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:

  1. We carefully review each donation request received. We evaluate requests based on our eligibility criteria and focus areas.
  2. Due to the volume of requests we receive, we may not be able to fulfill every donation request, even if they meet our guidelines.
  3. Priority will be given to representatives of organizations who consistently shop at Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages.
  4. We may request additional information or arrange a meeting with the organization to better understand its work and impact.

4. Ineligible Requests:

  1. 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 
  2. We do not donate to fundraising events co-sponsored by Big Alcohol brands or distribution companies that represent Big Alcohol brands. 
  3. Donations to individuals or personal fundraisers are generally not considered.
  4. 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:

  1. We will make every effort to respond to donation requests within a reasonable timeframe.
  2. 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.
  3. We will notify you if your request is declined.

6. Recognition

  1. Please make sure Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages is spelled correctly on all materials. We named the company after our late father.
  2. Download graphics from our website for digital and print signage.
  3. Use these handles for tagging us on social media.
    1. Instagram: @drinklorensaf
    2. Facebook: Loren’s Alcohol-Free Beverages

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.