Mission Popcorn FAQs


What is Mission Popcorn?

We're a Chicago-based gourmet popcorn company that was created to fully support rescue animals by donating a portion of each sale to our rescue-partner organizations. Our online fundraising platform allows rescue organizations to raise money for their cause through social media, mobile phones, tablets, and email, while providing their supporters with our different array of popcorn gift items. 

How does purchasing your gourmet popcorn help rescue animals?

 Operating a rescue shelter is an expensive undertaking. Often times, rescues survive on public donations and fundraising events. Mission Popcorn is a great way for people to satisfy their cravings with our premium gourmet delicacies. Our range of gift tins are a great way to gift a part of Chicago to family or friends, for any occasion. When you do, we donate a portion of each sale to our rescue partners. Mission Popcorn is the sweetest way to support an animal-in-crisis.

Why do you guys support these organizations?

We have a great amount love and respect for animal life, we also are obsessed with Chicago-famous gourmet popcorn. This love and passion inspired us to create a way to help support animal life. It is truly a wonderful feeling knowing that our product can feed, provide emergency medical care, or house a rescue animal. Shop with us and help make a difference, you'll feel better knowing that your hard-earned dollars are working even harder, and in a more meaningful way.

As a dog and/or cat lover, what can I do to save more lives?

There are many ways that you can help make a difference. Adopt your next pet from a shelter. Become a Foster in your local community. HOST a fundraiser with our popcorn to raise money for your local or favorite organization. Spay and Neuter your pets.

As an animal organization, can Mission: Popcorn help us?

Yes we can! Compete our contact form here and we'll get you going right away so that you can begin earning donations with our gourmet popcorn.  

Can I buy popcorn as a gift for someone and support animals at the same time?

Yes. As a matter of fact, it's the perfect way to support rescue animals AND that special someone on a special occasion. What better gift to give than legendary Chicago popcorn! Our gift tins are a great way to celebrate holidays, special events, weddings, and family reunions to name a few. For those seeking to selfishly indulge, our one gallon bags will satisfy the most intense cravings.

Do you work with and support other organizations?

Absolutely!! In fact, as of January 1st, 2016, we will begin supporting schools, churches, and various types of organizations with our free FOREVER DONATION™ program.

What kind of flavors do you offer?

Chicago is known world-wide for it's time-honored gourmet popcorn. From the savory taste of our Cheddar Crisp™, to the sweet, buttery taste of our Caramel Crunch™, you'll delight in every bite while helping save the life of a rescue animal. You truly can "have your popcorn and eat it too!" It's the perfect gift that gives more than once.

Our Mission Mix™ offers the best of both worlds when Cheddar Crisp™ and Caramel Crunch™ are combined. Once you try our light, fluffy, Butter Crisp™, you'll understand why Chicago is home to the best popcorn in the world.

How long does it take to get my popcorn?

Our products are made-to-order fresh, Monday through Friday. See our shipping/quality page, HERE, for specific information. This ensures that your product is as fresh as possible when you receive it. Orders will be processed and shipped within 7-10 business days after purchase. You will receive a shipment confirmation at that time. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and twitter for order/shipment status updates.

What are you hours of operation?

Monday - Friday, from 9am to 5pm, central standard time.

What if I have a question to ask?

Just send us a message on our contact form. We'll get right back to you. Click HERE to contact us, or click the CHAT tab to LIVE CHAT with one of us.

How do you ship the popcorn?

We ship via USPS Priority Mail.

Do you ship internationally?

Currently, we do not ship internationally. Join our newsletter for future updates.

Can I support an animal organization or a particular animal by hosting a fundraiser on their behalf? 

Absolutely! This is a great way to give your support. More people care about the welfare of animals than you might think. Family, friends, and co-workers should be more than happy to help save an animal life by purchasing a gourmet popcorn gift item. Our volunteer fundraising program is simple to implement and Chicago gourmet popcorn is an "easy sale." Just tell us the name and location of the organization or the particular animal you're supporting and we'll get them registered to receive payment. We'll also get you the information you need to get started. For more information and to get started, click HERE.

What can I do to make sure the organization I'm sponsoring receives their donation?

Great question! To ensure the organization you're supporting gets their donation, simply enter there RESCUE CODE at checkout. To see the list of our rescue partners and their codes, click HERE.