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Everyday Ways to Help

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Everyday Ways to Help

Fighting hunger can be fun

There are many ways to fight hunger. Here’s a calendar of promotions that support Second Harvest.

Planning an event or promotion for Second Harvest? Awesome! Be sure to review our guidelines and complete an online application. Email donor.relations@shfb.org with questions.

If you need a Second Harvest speaker for a fair or presentation, please fill out this form.

Events and promotions that directly support Second Harvest:

Amazon Smile

Ongoing

Every time you shop at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases to Second Harvest.

AuctionBDI

Ongoing

AuctionBDI is an electronics auction house and e-waste recycler of computers, monitors, test equipment and machinery. They offer free pick-up of 10 or more items. Net proceeds go directly to Second Harvest, and you receive a tax write-off. Call 1-800-564-3200 to schedule a pick-up.

Cake Expressions

Give back during the coronavirus pandemic

To help with party planning for future events, and to help those in our community, Cake Expressions is offering a box of their 10 most popular tasting samples for $5.00. All proceeds go to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley.

Clover by Clover

Ongoing

By creating a CloverPage, those celebrating a special occasion ask for a gift they want and share the excess with a cause of their choice like Second Harvest.

Lula’s Chocolates

Give back during the coronavirus pandemic

Lula’s Chocolates wants to give back! Use code HARVEST20 at checkout and 20% of profits from that sale will be donated to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley.

MacArthur Park Palo Alto

Give back during the coronavirus pandemic

MacArthur Park is announcing their special Mother’s Day menu and the launch of new to-go and delivery orders. Call 650-291-0306. 15% of proceeds will be donated to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley and the Palo Alto Community Fund.

Tobi Cares

Ongoing

Tobi will donate 1% of your eligible purchases to Second Harvest at no additional cost. First-time customers get 50% off their first order. Use our Tobi referral link.

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is a proud member of the Feeding America network.

Here are some current events and promotions benefiting Feeding America and Second Harvest:

AT&T

Give back during the coronavirus pandemic

When a customer signs up for AT&T internet, they’ll have the option to donate all or part of a $100 reward card amount to Feeding America.

Brandless

Ongoing

Brandless sells everything in their assortment for just $3 each, including non-GMO snacks and pantry staples, EPA Safer Choice-Certified household cleaners, compostable tableware and much more. Every time you check out on brandless.com, they donate a meal to Feeding America, so while you stock your shelves, they help someone in need do the same.

Charity Miles

Ongoing

Feeding America is one of 10 charities chosen to pilot Charity Miles, a free iPhone/Android app that empowers people to earn money for charity while walking, running or biking. Participants choose one of the app’s featured charities and hit the streets. The app will track the participant’s distance and they’ll earn money for their charity. Bikers earn 10 cents per mile; walkers and runners earn 25 cents per mile – all up to an initial $1,000,000 sponsorship pool.

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley will receive 65% of revenue generated by the Charity Miles app in Silicon Valley.

For more information, please see charitymiles.org.

The Cheesecake Factory

July 30, 2019 – July 29, 2020

The Cheesecake Factory is relaunching their Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake for National Cheesecake Day 2019. For every slice sold from July 30, 2019 through July 29, 2020, The Cheesecake Factory will donate 25 cents to Feeding America.

The Choco Challenge 2.0

Give back during the coronavirus pandemic

Help feed those in need during these tough times and enter to win a year of hot sauce. For every chocolate bar purchased, Fuego Box will donate 50 meals to Feeding America.

Kendra Scott

Give back during the coronavirus pandemic

Through May 15, 2020, 50% of all proceeds from Kendra Scott‘s Everlyne Bracelets will directly support the Feeding America network of food banks.

Omni Hotels and Resorts

Ongoing

For each booked and completed stay at an Omni-branded hotel or resort in the United States, Omni will donate one meal (10 cents). Donations will apply to booking on any platform and will only apply to continuous stays (e.g., a one-night or five-night stay are both a single stay). Minimum $150,000, maximum $300,000. 90% of funds will be distributed to local food bank of the property where the room was booked; 10% supports the work of Feeding America’s national organization.​

Additionally, Omni has partnered with the PGA Tour; for every “birdie-or-better” Omni will donate 40 cents (the equivalent of four meals). 90% of funds will be distributed to local food bank in the PGA Tour area; 10% supports the work of Feeding America’s national organization.​

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