Become an Official Walk for Hunger Sponsor

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Each year on the first Sunday in May, Project Bread hosts the Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledge walk in the country and the largest one-day fundraiser to alleviate statewide hunger. The 20-mile walk begins on the Boston Common and winds through Boston, Brookline, Newton, Watertown, and Cambridge before returning to the Boston Common and includes more than 40,000 participants, 2,000 volunteers and over 50,000 individual donors. 

Project Bread provides organizations with cause marketing opportunities via Walk for Hunger corporate sponsorship. Walk for Hunger sponsorship:

  • Meaningfully differentiates your company and/or brand to employees, stakeholders, customers, competitors, media, and lawmakers
  • Enhances organization credibility and customer loyalty
  • Improves community connection
  • Builds employee morale and retention

How will your company be part of The Walk for Hunger?Startline Banner

Consider the following Walk for Hunger sponsorship opportunities or create a custom package.  

Flagship-Level Sponsor
Features the highest level of recognition on all Walk for Hunger marketing materials, category exclusivity, complimentary Walk Day tent on Boston Common, and the greatest potential for customization.

Leadership-Level Sponsor
Benefit from logo and text recognition on Walk for Hunger marketing materials and at Walk-related events.  A sample opportunity is First Aid Sponsorship, which offers sponsorship of all stations where Walkers receive medical care.

Participating-Level Sponsor
Receive logo and text recognition on Walk for Hunger marketing materials and at events.  Consider the Entertainment Sponsorship, which offers sponsorship of all entertainment sites, including the Boston Common stage, Daly Field stage, and Street Performer sites.

Snack Stop Sponsor
Sponsor the Snack Stop at Arsenal Park in Watertown, the half-way point, where Walkers receive complimentary snacks and beverages.

Checkpoint Sponsor
Sponsor one of eight Checkpoints where Walkers stop for water breaks, mark their progress, and catch up with team members.

Stage Sponsor
Choose sponsorship of one of two main stages where performers entertain Walkers at the halfway point at Arsenal Park in Watertown, or at the finish line at the Boston Common.

Street Performer Sponsor
Sponsor a Street Performer site along the Walk Route to keep Walkers’ spirits soaring.

Mile Sponsor
Sponsor a mile, helping Walkers track their progress along the 20-mile Walk Route.  Staff the site with your company’s employee cheerleaders.

Finish Line Sponsor
All Finish Line Sponsors receive logo placement on the Boston Common finish line banner.

Sponsorship Guide
For more information, please download our Walk for Hunger Sponsorship Brochure. Please note that this is a large file and may take a while to download.

For more information on Corporate Sponsorship, please contact Melinda Hallisey, director of major gifts & corporate partnerships, at 617-239-2554.

Interested in creating a corporate Walk team? Learn how.