Nature's Cupboard
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Donation Requests

Donation Request

Our mission at Nature's Cupboard is to be a resource for improving the quality of life for ourselves, the community, and our company.  With that in mind, we support organizations that are working to strengthen our Michigan City and Chesterton communities. We want our community efforts to align with our mission, especially in helping organizations that are making strides in health, nutrition, food and farming.

Want to know if your organization is eligible?

Before submitting a request form, please review these guidelines:

  • We donate to non-profits (501 c3) focused on disadvantaged populations, youth and education, the arts, sustainable agriculture, and good, fair food.

  • We focus our giving on organizations based in Michigan City and Chesterton, working on initiatives that directly help populations in need and directly impacts or benefits our community members.

  • Donations are selected at the beginning of each month for the next month. All donation requests must be made at least 4 weeks in advance of the date the donation is needed. You will be contacted by the 5th of the month if your donation request can be met.

Please note that we generally do not:

  • Mail or deliver donated items. All items must be arranged for pick-up. Once you receive an email confirmation, your donation will be ready!

  • Support third party or individual fundraisers.

  • Sponsor sports teams.

Please complete the following form to request a donation for your group or event.

Event Date *
Event Date
Pick-up Request Date *
Pick-up Request Date
Contact Name *
Contact Name
Organization Address *
Organization Address
Phone *

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Nature's Cupboard is your neighborhood source for organic ingredients, local meat and produce, wholesome snacks and kitchen goods, fresh juice, and lots more. We're independently owned and proud to serve Northwest Indiana since 1980.