Get Food


Everyone should have access to the nutritious foods they need to live a healthy, productive life. Unfortunately, due to the high cost of living, too many people in our community are not getting enough nutritious food to eat.

The Food Bank provides food to people in need where they live, learn, and work. Call us today to be connected with free food resources.


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.



EBT CardYou might qualify for CalFresh. To find out how to qualify and apply, view our CalFresh information page.


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.

Email Food Connection at Text "Web Connect" at 408-455-5181.

Food Connection can connect you to food at locations near your home or work.

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

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Holiday Meals

Come in from the cold for a holiday meal at any of the following locations.


Summer Meals

Families in our region may need additional food assistance this summer when school is out and kids are not getting the free or reduced-price lunches they get during the school year. Certain locations provide free summer meals and snacks for youth in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

Any youth under the age of 18 may receive food from these sites — enrollment at these schools or summer programs is not required.

Please refer to these lists to find the nearest participating site in your area or call Food Connection at 1-800-984-3663. We will be happy to help you find a convenient location.

These lists have also been implemented as maps in order to help find your nearest location.



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.