How To Start Food Drive Download Our Food Drive Kit Get our FREE Food Drive flier and 'Most Wanted Items' flier! Tips for a Successful Food Drive Establish a contact person to manage communications, logistics, goals.Define a timeline for your food drive - we recommend two to four weeks.Label sturdy containers for food collection (plastic bins, heavy cardboard boxes, etc.) and place them at convenient drop-off points. Promote your food drive! Be sure to let your community know when and where to donate.Bring your donations to the nearest Golden Harvest Warehouse. If you have questions about starting a food drive, please contact Volunteer and Food Drive Coordinator Ann Malay at firstname.lastname@example.org.