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It's expensive living in our region — that doesn't mean you have to choose between bills and eating healthy food. Second Harvest Food Bank is here to help with healthy, free food resources.

Second Harvest Food Bank offers several ways for people in need to find resources closest to them:

 

Need Free Groceries?


Call Food Connection at 1-800-984-3663.

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Staff members speak English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), and Tagalog. Three-way interpretation is available for other languages.

Call 211 after hours.

24/7, free, confidential, available in multiple languages. Operated by United Way Bay Area.

Email Food Connection at foodconnection@shfb.org.

 

Text "Web Connect" at 408-455-5181.

 

Request a contact.

If you prefer, fill out this short form and we will contact you within a few days.

Meet a food bank representative in person.

Find your nearest meeting location using this map.

 

Need a Prepared Meal Today?

Hot meals are available all over Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties for people of all ages. For specific locations, dates, and times for various regions of the county, follow the links below.

 

Need Help Buying Groceries?

EBT CardCalFresh is provided on an EBT debit card. You can use it to purchase groceries and fresh produce at grocery stores and farmers' markets just like you would any other debit card.

For more information, view our CalFresh information page.

 

Need to Distribute Food in Your Community?

If you are an organization who would like to receive food from Second Harvest to distribute in your community, please see our Become a Partner page.

 

For information about our services, check out our program flyers.