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.


Find Out What is Available

Call Food Connection at 1-800-984-3663.

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

The call is free. The food is free.

You may also email Food Connection at or text Food Connection at 408-455-5181.

Food Connection can tell you where you can get free food or meet with a Food Connection representative at locations near your home or work. You may also call to find out if you might qualify for CalFresh (Food Stamps) and where you can apply. During the summer you can find out where the closest summer meal sites for children are located.

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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.


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.



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.


Food Connection


Our phone hotline connects people in need with food programs in their neighborhood. Staff members speak English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Complete this short form and we will contact you.