There are many ways to support Second Harvest’s work!

Second Harvest Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Our tax ID number is 77-0326685.

Become a Sustaining Partner

Monthly/Quarterly/Annual gifts are the most effective way to ensure that children, families, vets and disabled get the help they need all year around right here in Santa Cruz County.  You can make your gift online (choose your gift amount and frequency; monthly, quarterly or annually) or contact Bryn Calderon to set up a pay by mail or auto deduction from your credit card through the food bank. (831) 722-7110, ext 230

Mail a check

Second Harvest Food Bank
800 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA 95076-7005

Donate by phone

Make a credit card (Visa/MasterCard/American Express) donation by calling (831) 722-7110, ext 210.

Donate in person

Food donations are accepted at our warehouse during receiving hours from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Donate Stocks

Stock Donation Form  Donating stocks is easy.  Simply fill and mail the form as instructed or if you have questions, email Suzanne Willis or give her a call at 831-288-3002.

Donate Automobiles

You can easily donate your car or vehicle running or not.  To get the donation process started click here or call 855-500-RIDE.  A representative from our partner auto donation company CARS.ORG will contact you to schedule a time to pick up your vehicle.  It’s that easy!  Check out the F.A.Q. for any questions you may have.

Non-Monetary Donations

Give food

Please contact Grace or (831) 722-7110, ext. 208 to make arrangements.

Give time

Please contact Bly or (831) 722-7110, ext. 205

Give services and equipment

Second Harvest accepts gifts of services (graphic design, public relations, professional services, etc.), trucks, equipment, electronic and print media, land, homes, etc. Please contact Suzanne at 288.3002

Planned Giving, Corporate Grants and Memorial Gifts

Planned Giving (living trust and estate planning): Contact Suzanne Willis 831-288-3002 or email
Corporate Grants and Matching Gifts: Contact Cathy Hsu 831-722-7110 x221 or email
Wall of Hope memorial tiles: Contact Bryn Calderon

Second Harvest strives to be good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. Click here for a copy of our Donor Bill of Rights.

Amazon Smile

If you already shop on Amazon you can contribute to Second Harvest with every purchase you make, at no extra cost to you! Amazon will donate 0.5% of each purchase to Second Harvest Food Bank every time you shop the site, for as long as you keep us designated. (That can really add up!) Just go to Amazon Smile, designate Second Harvest Food Bank as your favored charitable organization, and start your future Amazon shopping trips through

Second Harvest Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Our tax ID number is 77-0326685.

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