Get Food

Get the food and nutrition you need

Living in our region can be expensive. But you don’t have to choose between paying bills or eating healthy food. Second Harvest offers a number of free food resources. Many don’t even require ID to apply.

Second Harvest is committed to providing free healthy food to anyone in need. You will be welcomed at our food distribution sites, regardless of your citizenship or immigration status, ethnicity or sexual orientation. Second Harvest is an equal opportunity provider.

Want free groceries?

There are a number of ways to get started:

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By clicking search, you will be redirected to an independent site. Second Harvest is not responsible for information provided by this unrelated third-party website. If you can’t find what you need, call 800-984-3663 to speak with a Food Connection specialist.

Other ways to find free groceries:

Call 1-800-984-3663
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Our staff speaks English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Tagalog. Three-way interpretation is available for other languages.

AfterhoursCall 211. It’s free, confidential and available 24/7 in multiple languages. Operated by United Way Bay Area.

Text “FOOD” to 876-876

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Want a prepared meal?

Find free meals in Silicon Valley for people of all ages.

Kids eat free at school

ALL children attending public schools in California can eat a healthy, nutritious breakfast and lunch for FREE starting with the 2021-2022 school year! California is the first in the nation to implement this program so that families will no longer have to pay for their students’ meals. Contact your school for more details.

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