Silicon Valley Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot at the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot. Before the big games, the big meal, the parades and the pies, why not get in a little exercise with a few thousand neighbors? There are several events to choose from within the 5K and 10K runs and walks, along with a kid's fun run. For more information, please visit the official site.
Around the Table: Exploring Food in Our Lives
Around the Table: food, creativity, community is a festival of activities that celebrates and explores the role food plays in our lives. 39 Bay Area organizations, including Second Harvest Food Bank, are presenting projects by local farmers, artists, designers, architects, performers, and activists through the spring of 2014. Highlights include exhibitions, visits to farms, performance art and theatre, lectures and panel discussions, and edible plantings downtown. For more information visit http://www.sjmusart.org/around-the-table.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 http://www.builddirect.com.
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 www.travelleaders.com/sanjoseca 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 cloverbyclover.com 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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