Giving Back


We are committed to creating lasting change for the bread industry, our employee partners and our community.

At Dave's Killer Bread, we have monthly volunteering opportunities for our employee partners and their families. Learn how Crystal, our Community Outreach Coordinator, helped organize a lunch donation for the homeless community living along Portland's waterfront.

Our employee partners are also encouraged to find volunteer opportunities that suit their own interests and provide rewarding experiences. Learn how Michael Manning, a 30-year employee of Dave's Killer Bread gives back.



DKB GRANTS 

Shobi, Dave and Glenn Dahl awarding $60,000 in grants to SE Works in Portland, Oregon

Shobi, Dave and Glenn Dahl awarding $60,000 in grants to SE Works in Portland, Oregon

TYPES OF GRANTS

Multiple grants are awarded each year to provide general operating support to organizations that support the following causes in a meaningful way:

  • Youth effected by the criminal justice system

  • Education for barriered youth (GED completion, pathways to secondary education/trade school)

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DKB grants range in amount from $2,000.00 to $10,000.00.  The amount of each award is determined after all applications have been accepted and reviewed. Grants are available to organizations that are located in Oregon and SW Washington

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a DKB grant, a potential grantee must have received a determination letter from the IRS recognizing it as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and as a public charity and must be working in one or more of the following areas; youth effected by the criminal justice system and education for barriered youth. Organizations not meeting the foregoing criteria are not eligible for DKB grants at this time, but may contact our Community Development team to inquire about in-kind donations.

applications will be accepted until June 1, 2016

Community Outreach

Every year, we donate more than 300,000 loaves of bread to local food shelters and non-profit organizations. That's enough bread to make three million sandwiches. 


Donation and Grant Partners