Welcome to PopupFoodDrive.org!

PopupFoodDrive was founded to give people the training and tools necessary to host their own food drive at a time and place convenient to them, their friends, or their affinity group. The goal is to increase awareness, donations, and expose people to volunteering opportunities at Food Charities.

There are so many ways to help. It can be as simple participating in a Popup Food Drive created by another volunteer in the community or – if you're feeling a little ambitious – you can start your own Popup Food Drive and encourage others to help. Either way...
You're just one click away from helping.

How to Participate in a Popup Food Drive


Everybody deserves to have enough food to eat. Donating food benefits the community and is easy to do. To donate, look at the calendar to find an upcoming event.


Volunteering time helps the food bank with their activities and counts for community service hours. To volunteer for an event, look at the calendar to find an upcoming event.


With PopupFoodDrive.org, starting your own food drive is easy. If you would like to run an event for the food bank, and make a positive impact on the community, then get started today.

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PopupFoodDrive.org is Officially Launched!

December 18, 2021

PopupFoodDrive.org, which initially launched in June 2021 as a work in progress and then launched as a feature-complete beta in August 2021, officially exited beta testing on December 18th, 2021…

Christmas in Nazareth Popup Food Drive

2021 Christmas in Nazareth

December 6, 2021

Join us at the Christmas in Nazareth on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 between 10:00am and 3:00pm. Drop off non-perishable canned/boxed foods and boxed tissues at our the PopupFoodDrive collection point.…

Christmas in Nazareth Popup Food Drive

2021 Nazareth Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 6, 2021

Another community Popup Food Drive is scheduled! Join us at the Nazareth Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 1oth, 2021 at 7:00pm. Drop off non-perishable canned/boxed foods and boxed tissues…

Mike Kalavoda, owner of ViViD imPressions in Nazareth, PA, handing the donation of 100 PopupFoodDrive posters to PopupFoodDrive.org founder, Antonio Alessi.

PopupFoodDrive receives generous Event Materials Donation from ViViD imPRESSions

December 2, 2021

Christmas came a little early for PopupFoodDrive.org on Friday, December 2, 2021. PopupFoodDrive asked ViViD imPRESSions of Nazareth, PA, a long-time supporter of the Nazareth Area Food Bank if they…

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 is GivingTuesday. According to GivingTuesday.org, GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together through generosity in all its forms by sharing acts…

PopupFoodDrive Facebook Page

Our Facebook page is live!

November 10, 2021

We want to get the word out every way we can. As we finish our beta testing and prepare for our website launch, we’ve created a Facebook to do just…

Antonio Alessi 10/26/2021 Nazareth Area Food Bank Board Project Status Update Presentation

Antonio Alessi presents to the Nazareth Area Food Bank Board

October 26, 2021

Antonio Alessi, BSA Eagle Scout Candidate and the founder of PopupFoodDrive.org, met with the Nazareth Area Food Bank Board to provide a project status update. Food Board President Nancy Madara…

Food Bank Donation

2021 Nazareth Fall Festival Food Collection Delivery – First Ever Donation!

October 22, 2021

On Tuesday evening October 19, 2021 Antonio Alessi of BSA Troop 76 of Nazareth, PA delivers 114 pounds of food collected from the 2021 Nazareth Fall Festival Popup Food Drive to…

First Food Donations

2021 Nazareth Fall Festival

October 17, 2021

As part of Antonio Alessi’s PopupFoodDrive Eagle Scout Project, Antonio ran a pilot drive at the 2021 Nazareth Fall Festival at the request of the Nazareth Area Food Bank in…

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower members of the community by providing the tools, training, and technology to organize and run successful food drives for the benefit of the community.