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Shop, Enjoy, and Give: Holiday Wine Stroll Benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank

Come by on Tuesdays in December (the 9th, 16th, and 23rd) from 6pm - 8pm and get into the spirit!

Purchase a $15 ticket and receive complimentary wine tastings and light bites inside Santana Row shops and restaurants, a signature Santana Row wine glass, and exclusive shopping discounts.

Plus, bring a donation of canned food into the Concierge, when purchasing your ticket and receive $2 off. When making a donation with a canned food item, please purchase your ticket inside the Santana Row Concierge (cash only).

For those who have pre-purchased, registration will take place in the walk way between Left Bank and Sino Restaurant’s at 5:45PM.


Join Us for a Holiday Charitable Concert — "A Classic Rock Christmas"

Saturday, December 13, 7:00 PM
Rockbar Theater (formerly Garden City Casino), 360 Saratoga Ave., San Jose

The South Bay's newest rock music palace, RockBar Theatre, will celebrate a classic holiday Christmas with legends of classic rock!

Campbell rocker Robert Berry leads a band, December People (with members from Boston, The Greg Kihn Band, Sammy Hagar Band, The Tubes, Ambrosia Alliance), who mash up traditional holiday songs with hard-rock standards.

Bring the kids. Bring the grand kids! You're encouraged to bring 5 cans of food to help support Second Harvest Food Bank.

Get your ticket before they sell out!

View event flyer


Foster Farms Bowl Fights Hunger with Football

In partnership with Macy's and ABC7, the Foster Farms Bowl will donate ONE MEAL for EVERY ticket purchased to the December 30, 2014 game at Levi's Stadium. Five local organizations tackling hunger in our community (including Second Harvest Food Bank) are beneficiaries of the event.

For more information or to buy your game ticket, go to


Reusable bags helps planet and people

With the plastic bag ban being passed in California, Second Harvest Food Bank and Urban Market bags have partnered together this season. Enter HARVEST in the coupon code box and 20% of your purchase will come to Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Offer expires 12/31/2014.
Buy an Urban Market bag today!


Help Fight Hunger by Attending the A-List Fundraiser & Charity Ball

Enjoy a fun evening out with dinner, music, and dancing on December 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at the Mangiare, 301 Executive Park Blvd. San Francisco, CA. Hosted by one of our supporters, proceeds donated at the event will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. Tickets are $50.00 and attire is semi-formal. For more information about how to RSVP, view this flyer.


Make Better Food Choices and Help End Hunger

foodtweeks™ is a mobile app that helps you make better food choices, or tweeks, without giving up your everyday foods. The way it works is simple. Support Second Harvest Food Bank by following these two steps: 1) Download the free app on your Android or iPhone and 2) Create a free account in the app and enter the promo code SHFBSCSM. Now every time you tweek calories out of a food you are thinking of eating, buying, or cooking, foodtweeks™ will donate twice as many calories to the Food Bank, helping us end hunger right here in our community.


Support the Food Bank with a Versatile Gift Card

Imagine a gift card that you can use to go shopping, out to dinner, or simply use to catch a movie. With more than 37,000 locations nationwide, you can spend the Community Connection Card's full value like cash and purchase the everyday items you want. A portion of the proceeds for each card purchased goes back to Second Harvest Food Bank to provide meals for our neighbors in need. They now offer Target gift cards too! Purchase yours today!


Open Escrow with WFG Title Insurance Company and Fight Hunger!

If you choose to open escrow with WFG Title Insurance Co. for your next refinance or real estate transaction, it can make a big difference in the local fight against hunger. When your escrow closes, WFG Title Insurance Co. will make a $100 donation to Second Harvest Food Bank, which will provide 200 meals to families in need! You can personally call or ask your Lender or Realtor to call 408-499-2516 or email to open your escrow using code "SHFB." Save with lower fees, enjoy superb service, and best of all, help Second Harvest Food Bank feed our neighbors in need.


Order BuildDirect Flooring Samples and Generate 2 Meals!

BuildDirect is one of the world's leading online manufacturer-wholesalers of flooring & building materials. BuildDirect saves people money by allowing customers to buy high-quality building materials at manufacturer-direct prices. With so many Americans in need of nutritious meals today, BuildDirect has allied with Second Harvest Food Bank by donating $1 every time a customer in our region requests a free sample of BuildDirect's products. Check out their products and order samples at


360 Payments Solutions - Credit Card Processing that Gives Back

360 Payment Solutions, a Bay Area based credit card processor founded on the beliefs of honesty and integrity, is giving back a portion of their monthly income to nonprofit organizations like us! If your business accepts credit cards and switches to 360 Payment Solutions, who will meet or beat any business's current credit card arrangement, 5% of the net revenue generated will be donated right back into the community. For more information, visit the 360 website.


Don't just travel; give back at the same time

When you book through Atlantic Pacific Travel, A Member of the Tzell Travel Group, you can help Second Harvest Food Bank feed people in need. Mention Second Harvest when you book your next trip and the Food Bank will receive 10% of commissions from your booking. Please call 800-995-0744 or visit to book your travel.


Op4G (Opinions 4 Good) – Earn extra cash and support the Food Bank by sharing your opinions!

Op4G's program allows you to help Second Harvest while also sharing your feelings and experiences with organizations eager to pay for that insight. You'll be paid for it, with at least 25% of your compensation being donated to us! Op4G conducts market research activities directly with members, so you remain anonymous and protected. Sign up at the Op4G website and support the Food Bank by sharing your opinions.


Wells Fargo Sharing Advantage - Provide 600 meals when you take a home loan

Achieve your homeownership goal, and help make a positive difference – right in your own backyard! Wells Fargo's Sharing Advantage program enables you to support Second Harvest Food Bank. When you close a home purchase or refinance loan with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, they will make a $300 contribution to the non-profit of your choice! The program is offered nationwide; however, it may not be available in some communities. To learn more, please contact your local Wells Fargo office.


Clover by Clover – Give a Gift that Goes Further

Clover by Clover helps strike a meaningful balance between giving and receiving. The simple gift-giving tool not only celebrates your loved ones, but also can help feed people in need! By creating a CloverPage, those celebrating ask for one special gift they really want and share the excess with a cause of their choice – Second Harvest Food Bank is one of the first non-profits to be included. By giving to a CloverPage friends and family save both time and money while knowing that their gift really matters. Now you can celebrate one of life's special occasions – whether it's a birthday, graduation or and anniversary – and have a hand in something bigger. Visit for more information and to get started.


Paper = Food

You can help feed hungry people in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties by buying paper. Each time you buy a case of Give Something Back (GSB) 30% or 100% post-consumer recycled paper, GSB Inc. and Boise Inc. will donate $1 to the Food Bank. GSB was founded on a simple concept: sell office supplies and donate the profits to local non-profit organizations. GSB is the largest independent office supply company in the western region and has given over $5 million back to impact our local communities. For more information about Paper = Food, visit them online.


Use eBay to support the Food Bank

Feed people in our community by using eBay Giving Works! Standard fees will be credited back when you sell your unwanted items on eBay and donate 10-100% of the final sale price to Second Harvest Food Bank. Or, if you're in the mood to shop, buy items that are already listed to benefit our cause. Visit our eBay listings page


Donate Your E-Waste and Feed the Hungry!

Net Proceeds go directly to the Food Bank, and you get a Tax Write-off!
AuctionBDI is an electronics auction house and e-waste recycler of computers, monitors, test equipment, machinery - all electronic parts in any condition, including non-working. Their service area is Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda Counties. FREE pick-up of 10 or more items. Check mailed to Second Harvest on your behalf. Certificate of destruction for hard drives. All of their services are FREE - you never get a bill.
Call 800-564-3200 to schedule a pickup, and please share this information with those who might have e-waste to donate!


If you are planning an event or promotion to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank, please review our guidelines and complete the application for staff guidance and inclusion on this page. We appreciate your support!

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