Donation guidelines

All requests must be faxed, mailed directly to PCC or submitted via our website.

  1. Requests must be made formally using the donation application.
  2. Only one donation per year will be made to any given organization. Please plan appropriately and decide when it is best to request a donation from PCC.
  3. Your organization must be located within five miles of any of our stores, and the efforts of your organization must focus on our local community.
  4. The recipient must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Proof of your 501(c)(3) status, such as a tax ID number would be ideal.
  5. The application must be received at least 60 days before the event date in order to be considered.
  6. All applications are reviewed equitably and are not based on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  7. Requests from the following organizations will be considered by PCC:
    • Organizations defined as nonprofit under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
    • Public agencies
    • Private and public schools and PTAs
    • Events, programs and projects that focus on improving the quality of life of a community, particularly as it relates to health, nutrition, education and environmental preservation.
  8. Requests from the following organizations will not be considered by PCC:
    • Political or faith-based groups
    • Service clubs or fraternal organizations
    • Third-party fundraisers
    • Private clubs funded through membership fees
    • Sporting events or sports teams
    • Scholarships
    • Individuals/sponsorship of individuals
    • Organizations that permit the exclusion of a group based on their race/ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or lifestyle

Past support of an organization or event is not a guarantee of future support.

Please plan on following up your request with an e-mail to

To be considered for a donation, please return your completed application along with any background information on your event and your organization, including a website address, if you have one. If your organization has a procurement form, please complete and send that as well.

Thank you for your interest.

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