Food & Fund Drives


Hunger hurts. With your help it doesn't have to. Join over 2,000 volunteer fundraisers who collect food or raise money at their companies, schools, and congregations to help local hungry kids and their families.

1 in 3 kids in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties do not have enough food to eat, every single day. Stand Up for Kids this spring and help us to reach our crucial goal of raising $7 million to keep up with the local need.

Choose which type of drive you'll be hosting and get started right away:


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A quarter of a million people every month get food from Second Harvest Food Bank. We're talking more than half of them children and seniors, and they only can because people like you host food and fund drives. They did, and you can too:


We'll email you the link to your fundraising page as soon as you register, but you can also track your drive's progress here:


We're here to help! Contact our Donor Relations team at (866) 234-3663 or


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This year do something extra special and share your birthday to help end local hunger. We'll help you create an online personal fundraising page and you'll be on your way in minutes!

Start Your Birthday Fundraiser

Interested in fundraising for another event? Graduations, athletic races, BBQs, and even weddings are great ways to get friends and family involved and inspired.

"In an area where this community has so much, there are still 85,000 children who are relying on Second Harvest for food every month. It's our responsibility to make sure Second Harvest has the resources it needs to provide all of the food for all of these families."
Sheryl Sandberg COO, Facebook and Founder,