Become a Partner

Become a food distribution partner

We partner with incorporated, private nonprofit agencies that serve low-income people. View a list of our current partners.

To become a food distribution partner, please follow these steps:

  1. Download the Application Overview.
  2. Contact us:
    Compliance and Capability Team
    408-266-8866, ext. 272
  3. Complete and return the Agency Application and Agency Agreement.
  4. Wait to hear from the Compliance and Capability Team and attend a review meeting with the Services Advisory Committee.
  5. Onsite program monitoring will be scheduled for a sanitation and service-delivery assessment.

Become a Food Connection partner

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Food Connection Application Assistance Partners (FCAAP)

Help create a hunger-free community. FCAAP agencies assist with CalFresh and Second Harvest program applications and referrals.

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Host Partners

Promote Food Connection specialist visits at your agency.

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Referral Partners

Ask your clients about their food needs. Submit referral forms so a Second Harvest representative can call clients back and connect them to the most appropriate resource.

To become a Food Connection partner, follow these steps:

  1. Contact us:
    Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
    Kelly Chew, Director of Services
    408-266-8866, ext. 113
  2. If interested in becoming an Application Assistance Partner, please review the FCAAP Agency MOU.