Ways to Give

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Give Online

Easy and secure. Track your gifts with your online account.

Become a Sustaining Partner

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Choose your frequency monthly, quarterly, etc. Log in anytime to change your donation. For more information email Sierra Topp or call (831) 244-8030

Mail Your Gift

Second Harvest Food Bank
800 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA 95076

Download Gift Donation Form

Call To Give

Contact Clyde at 831-232-8663
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More Ways To Give

Donate Stocks

Donating stock and mutual fund shares are wonderful ways to support the Food Bank. Making a gift of securities is simple and offers a number of valuable financial benefits.  Fill out the Stock Donation Form or contact clyde@thefoodbank.org for more information.

Foundation Partners

Whether you are interested in making a challenge grant, funding one of our programs, or supporting the general operating expenses for food distribution, we’ll be happy to discuss the many ways you can get involved. Contact suzanne@thefoodbank.org

Planned Giving

Make a plan to ensure that all the families, seniors, and individuals in our community have the food they need to thrive. A planned gift is an investment in the future health and well-being of our community. For more information contact suzanne@thefoodbank.org

Sponsorship Opportunities

Let’s work together to create a partnership. The Food Bank is proud to provide our sponsors marketing and PR opportunities that align with your company’s goals.  We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities throughout the year as well as volunteer and team building programs. Contact Richelle Noroyan, Director of Community & Corporate Relations at (831) 222-5666. See our Featured Sponsors (coming soon).

Employer Match

Many employers will double or triple charitable donations. To get your donation matched, simply send us the form supplied by your employer by email or mail to:

Second Harvest Food Bank
800 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA 95076

Donate Your Automobile

Turn your wheels into meals for hungry neighbors in Santa Cruz County. Donating your unwanted auto is easier than selling it and you’ll receive a tax receipt for your contribution.

To get the donation process started click here or call 855-500-RIDE.

Wall of Hope Memorial Ties

Honor someone or something in your life with a laser engraved tile. A wonderful way to commemorate graduations, anniversaries, or special remembrances, your tile will be viewed by visitors to the Food Bank for years to come. 

Contact Bryn at 831-232-8314 or order online.

Amazon Smile

Sign up on Amazon Smile and every time you place an order, Amazon will donate 0.5% of that purchase to Second Harvest. There is no cost to you. Sign up today and designate Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County as your favored charitable organization.

Donate Food

Donate food during office hours at our warehouse 800 Ohlone Parkway, Watsonville. For larger donations (i.e. grocery stores, farmers, etc.) please contact Grace at 831-498-4117 to make arrangements.
Click here for most needed food items.

Many of our donors make gifts in honor of or in memory of someone important to them.
View the list here

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