Events & Promotions Calendar

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Margaret O'Leary

Shop at Margaret O'Leary and give back to Second Harvest! On December 5th from 1-5pm at Margaret O'Leary in Burlingame and on December 10th from 3-7pm at Margaret O’Leary in Palo Alto, 15% of all purchases will be donated to Second Harvest. Visit to see more!


Aristocrats Boutique

Until December 20th, you can receive a discount at Aristocrats Boutique by bringing in cans for Second Harvest! Here's how it works: 5 cans = 15% off, 10 cans = 20% off, 15 cans = 25% off. Bring your cans to Aristocrats at 161 Jackson Street, Suite 1 in San Jose to shop, redeem your discount, and support Second Harvest Food Bank.



Throughout the month of November, 10% of online and in-store sales from all glassybaby sets will be donated to local food banks, including Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.Visit to see more!



On December 5th from 12-4pm, diptyque Palo Alto will be hosting an event to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. They will be serving drinks as well as snacks, with 10% of their proceeds for the day donated to Second Harvest. Mention that you heard about this event on social media and receive a special luxury gift with purchase!

This is also a great time to take advantage of diptyque's limited holiday collection — several items have already sold out! So make sure to get yours before they are all gone, especially the three holiday candles!


Thanksgiving Comedy Extravaganza

On Wednesday November 25th at 8:00pm at The San Jose Improv, Nick Hanna is hosting and headlining the Thanksgiving Comedy Extravaganza. This comedy show is a canned food drive benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

If you mention "Nick Hanna" at the box office and bring a canned food item (one per person minimum) you will be placed on the free guest list. When you have a confirmed number of guests, please email Nick and let him know how many people will be in your group. If you have a group larger than 5 people, we ask that you use this link to buy tickets to the event: (in which case you will not be required to bring a canned food item).


Holiday Open House + Wine Stroll at Santana Row

Give to those in need while you complete your holiday shopping during Santana Row's Holiday Open House + Wine Stroll benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank on Tuesday, December 8 from 6PM-9PM!

Purchase a $40 ticket and receive food & wine tastings inside Santana Row shops and restaurants, holiday fashion modeling, a signature Santana Row wine glass, and exclusive shopping incentives.

Plus, bring a donation of canned food into the Concierge, when purchasing your ticket and receive $5 off. Buy tickets and get more information at


You Shop. Amazon Gives.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Second Harvest Food Bank. Every time you shop at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases to the Food Bank. You'll find the exact same low prices and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that you are helping your local community feed the hungry.


Get Active, Be Fit, Give Back

ActiveFit has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank because they are focused on helping and supporting the community. A percentage of each personal training and coaching session/package purchased from ActiveFit will be donated to one of two local non-profit organizations. Second Harvest is committed to the promoting the health and well-being of our community.
To sign up for a FREE consultation, go to


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.


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!

Opinions 4 Good (Op4G) is an online market research company that provides funding for nonprofits across the country. Since partnering with Op4G, Second Harvest has received a total of $12,400+ in donated survey incentives from our panel members. For each new member joining the online survey community, OP4G will give a bonus donation to Second Harvest Food Bank. Long-term participation will provide additional donations throughout the year, with the average survey paying $3.50 for about 10 minutes of your time. You can learn more and register here!


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.


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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