Community Giving

Manna Food Bank quotes... 
"Without Ingles, thousands of men, women and children in need would have gone without food. In big and small ways, Ingles has supportedMANNA FoodBank, enabling them to fulfill their mission of feeding those in need."

Since Robert P. Ingle opened his first store in 1963, Ingles Markets has been committed to the communities in which we serve. This tradition of giving continues at Ingles today.

We are pleased to help organizations in need and wish it were possible to honor all worthwhile causes. Our focus for community giving is concentrated in the following areas:

  • Education of Children
  • Eliminating Hunger
  • Meeting Specific Community Needs

Meeting Specific Community Needs

For community needs, both large and small, we do our best to lend a helping hand. Ingles has supported many community projects through volunteer and financial contributions. 

Donation requests for specific community needs are reviewed quarterly by our Corporate Giving Committee.

To submit a request please include proof of non-profit status, the type and amount of contribution you are seeking, and a summary of how this will benefit the community. We prefer to give to non-profit organizations that share one of our three interests (Education of Children, Elimination of Hunger, and Meeting Specific Community Needs).

Please note that Ingles receives a significant number of requests and while we encounter many good causes, because of the high volume we are just not able to fulfill all requests. Our community giving program guidelines focus exclusively on certified non-profit organizations who share our same mission; therefore, through this giving program we are not able to support specific individuals, sporting events, dinners, or luncheons. For schools with needs, please join our Tools for Schools program where we have donated more than $15,011,630 to benefit education. 

Submit requests on your organization's letterhead to:

Ingles Markets - Corporate Giving Committee
PO Box 6676
Asheville, NC 28816