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Join Purple Asparagus to show your support for our mission and help sustain our programs, including Delicious, Nutritious Adventures, which is active in 30 Chicago schools.  Purple Asparagus’ nutrition education programs reach more than 5,000 children and their families, encouraging and enabling them to eat healthier foods.

Premier Sponsor ($10,000)

A perfect opportunity for companies to show their commitment to the community by improving the health and well-being of Chicago’s children. This sponsorship pays for the costs of over 50 Delicious Nutritious Adventures classes.

  • Prominent logo placement on the Purple Asparagus website
  • Recognition as a Premier Sponsor at Purple Asparagus’ annual Corks & Crayons dinner event, attended by influential members of Chicago’s food and nutrition community, including a full-page ad in the program book and six (6) tickets to attend
  • Branding opportunities to feature company name and logo on school banners, Delicious Nutritious Adventures handouts, and Purple Asparagus e-letters
  • An invitation to visit one of our classrooms to see Delicious, Nutritious Adventures in action
  • Acknowledgement in Purple Asparagus Facebook and Twitter posts, reaching thousands of friends and followers

Ingredient Sponsor ($5,000)

An ideal opportunity for food manufacturers and commodity groups who want to help educate children about specific ingredients. Purple Asparagus will work with your company to create a lesson plan around the healthful ingredient of your choice, allowing students to taste the featured ingredient, learn where it comes from, how it benefits their bodies, and how to make simple, healthy meals.

  • Logo placement on the Purple Asparagus website
  • Recognition as an Ingredient Sponsor at Purple Asparagus’ annual Corks & Crayons dinner event, including a half-page ad in the program book and four (4) tickets to attend
  • Branding opportunities including logo placement on school banners, Delicious Nutritious Adventures handouts,  and Purple Asparagus e-letters
  • An invitation to visit one of our classrooms to see Delicious, Nutritious Adventures in action
  • Acknowledgment in Purple Asparagus Facebook and Twitter posts, reaching thousands of friends and followers

School Sponsor ($2,000)

This sponsorship is a great opportunity for local businesses, food retailers and even concerned parent organizations to demonstrate a commitment to their neighborhood. By sponsoring a school, you enable Purple Asparagus to offer the Delicious, Nutritious Adventures program to an entire grade at your sponsored school.

  • Logo or name placement on the Purple Asparagus website
  • Recognition as a School Sponsor at Purple Asparagus’ annual Corks & Crayons dinner event, as well as two (2) tickets to attend
  • An invitation to visit one of our classrooms to see Delicious, Nutritious Adventures in action
  • Branding opportunities including logo placement on school banners, Delicious Nutritious Adventures handouts, Facebook and Twitter posts and Purple Asparagus e-letters

Delicious, Nutritious Adventures at the Family Table Sponsor ($500)

This sponsorship provides three community-level classes, helping approximately fifty families access recipes, tastings and cooking demonstrations.

  • Logo or name placement on the Purple Asparagus website
  • Branding opportunities including logo or name placement on Facebook and Twitter posts, as well as Purple Asparagus e-letters

Family Fun at Farmers’ Market Sponsor ($250)

By sponsoring Family Fun at Farmers’ Market, Purple Asparagus will engage families in hands-on cooking projects during a summer Farmers’ market.

  • Logo or name placement on the Purple Asparagus website
  • Branding opportunities at the Farmers’ Market
  • Recognition on Purple Asparagus’ Facebook and Twitter posts

Additional Opportunities

Ask us about additional sponsorship opportunities such as creating a specialized handout (your own nutrition education material, recipe, coupon or promotion item) or a Take-home Meal Kit! For more information, please contact Stephen Landfear at stephen@purpleasparagus.com or (312) 906-7622

 

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