Are you blessed with an abundance of citrus fruit from your trees and struggling to find a way to use it all? Look no further! At Arizona Orange Company, we gladly accept donations of excess citrus fruit from homeowners and farms. By donating your surplus, you not only prevent food waste but also help us in our mission to provide the community with fresh, delicious, and nutritious oranges. We either give the fruit away or sell it and the proceeds from the sale of this fruit goes to our designated charity – Mary Keane Epilepsy Research at Rush Hospital.
Why Donate Your Citrus Fruit?
Here are a few reasons why donating your excess citrus fruit to Arizona Orange Company is a fantastic idea:
- Reduces food waste: Instead of letting your oranges go to waste, donating them ensures they are put to good use.
- Supports our charity: Your generous donation helps us give back to the community and epilepsy research.
- Encourages sustainable practices: Donating excess fruit promotes environmentally friendly habits and reduces the need for additional resources to produce more fruit.
- Fosters goodwill: Your contribution helps build a sense of community spirit and sets a positive example for others to follow.
How to Donate Your Citrus Fruit to Arizona Orange Company:
Donating your excess citrus fruit to Arizona Orange Company is a simple and hassle-free process. Follow these easy steps to get started:
Step 1: Assess your surplus Determine the amount of excess fruit you have available for donation. We accept oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and other citrus varieties.
Step 2: Contact us Get in touch with Arizona Orange Company to let us know about your donation. You can reach us in the following ways:
- Phone: Call or Text – (480) 274-7915
- Email: [email protected]
Step 3: Schedule a pick-up or drop-off Once we receive your donation inquiry, we will work with you to arrange a pick-up or drop-off time that suits your schedule.
Step 4: Prepare your fruit Before the scheduled pick-up or drop-off, please ensure your fruit is clean and free of any visible pests or diseases. Place the fruit in boxes or bags for easy transport.
Step 5: Make the donation Our team will pick up the fruit from your location, or you can drop it off at our designated donation center. We will then distribute the donated fruit to those in need or use it to create delicious, nutritious products.
By donating your excess citrus fruit to Arizona Orange Company, you play a vital role in promoting sustainability, reducing food waste, and supporting our community and charity. We appreciate your generosity and encourage you to spread the word about our donation program to friends, family, and neighbors. Together, we can make a positive impact and enjoy the vibrant taste of Arizona’s citrus bounty.