Thank you for inquiring about a possible donation from Gordon Food Service for your upcoming event. In recognizing the importance of community involvement and to insure that the contributions available are used for the intended purposes, certain standards have been established for the granting of donations. Please be advised that contributions of funds or products are made to bona fide charitable {501(c)3} and educational groups only.

We are unable to handle these requests on a call-in or walk-in basis. You must submit your request in writing, on the letterhead of the organization, to the following address. If you are a Gordon Food Service customer, please include your customer number on the letter. Please do not ask the GFS Marketplace Store manager to send in your request for you. Mail it directly to the following address.

Gordon Food Service, Inc.
P O Box 1787
Grand Rapids MI 49501

Fax or E-mail requests will not be accepted.

Please give some information about the group and the upcoming event (i.e. purpose, history, who will benefit from the event, etc.) Be as specific as you can about what you are asking for (type of product, quantity, etc.)

Allow three weeks (from the time we receive it in Grand Rapids) for request processing. We will respond in writing, whatever the decision may be, to the address on your letterhead.

We wish you and your organization much success with your event. Thank you for your interest in Gordon Food Service.

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