Lot of Ways to Give


Online: Make a safe and secure online donation here via credit card or directly from your bank account. You can choose to make your online gift recurring on an annually, quarterly, or monthly basis.

By Check: Mail a gift (checks payable to Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard) or drop it off in person any time Tuesday through Thursday from 12 to 6pm. 


Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
1100 W. Allen St.
Bloomington, IN 47403


Make a Monthly Gift: Have a monthly gift withdrawn directly from you bank account with easy and secure automatic electronic fund transfers here

Give Through the United Way: The United Way invests in 24 certified member agencies in Monroe County, including Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. Your donation helps United Way’s mission to build stronger communities by focusing on better education, earnings, and essentials for families who need them. Ask your employer about participating in the United Way’s annual campaign.

Make a legacy gift: Consider making a gift through your estate plan. Contact Erika Wheeler, our Director of Development, for more information

Give Through NAP: When you donate to the Hub under the NAP Program, you can receive a credit against your personal or business state tax liability equal to 50% of your gift. This means that if you donate $1,000, you can take a $500 credit on your Indiana State Tax form.

  • Eligible gifts* must be $100 or more and dated July 6, 2022 or later

    • ​*Designated gifts and pledges, including Harvest Team pledges, campaign pledges, and gifts made at special events, are not eligible for NAP credits.

  • Please write NAP in the memo line of your check.

  • Mail the signed information form and your check, payable to Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, or drop it off during the Hub's business hours. 


If you have any questions about NAP tax credits, please contact Erika Wheeler at development@mhcfoodpantry.org or by phone, 812-339-5887.

Join the Harvest Team: Do you want to make a commitment to fight hunger and build food security in our community? Consider joining our Harvest Team! Harvest Team members make a multi-year pledge of support. Most Harvest Team pledges are 5 years. Many Harvest Team members give monthly through automatic electronic fund transfer, while others give their gift annually. Below are some common Harvest Team pledge levels.

  • $250/month ($3,000/year)

  • $200/month ($2,400/year)

  • $150/month ($1,800/year)

  • $100/month ($1,200/year)

  • $75/month ($900/year)

To become a Harvest Team member or to learn more, contact Erika Wheeler at development@mhcfoodpantry.org or by phone, 812-339-5887.

Our Promise to Donors

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard believes donors are important members of the Hub family! The Hub Board of Directors adopted the Donor Bill of Rights* as our promise to our supporters. If you have questions, please contact Megan Betz, our President and CEO.

*The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits. It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.


Support the Hub Today ​


Every dollar donated to the Hub supports our work of increasing access to nutritious food. Just $1 from you can mean 10 pounds of food for our food pantry, seedlings for our community gardens, or ingredients for a hands-on cooking workshop. 

Here are some ways your gift can help:

  • $250 can sponsor a nutrition workshop on healthy cooking.

  • $100 can start 1,000 plants in our hoophouse.

  • $50 can provide healthy groceries for a family of 4 for a month.

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.