How You Can Help End Food Insecurity

Many of our neighbors do not have enough to eat. You can help feed them! 

If you know someone who might be struggling with food insecurity, share this resource guide with them. You can also help end food insecurity by volunteering for the organizations in this resource guide or donating food or money to them. Volunteer and donation opportunities are listed below, including special ways that businesses can help.



How businesses can help

  • Safe Surplus Food Donation Program – Businesses can make a tax-deductible donation of surplus food to feed needy people in the community. This program is a partnership between the Environmental Protection Agency, the State of California and San Mateo County Environmental Health Services.
  • Second Harvest of Silicon Valley – Food businesses can arrange for pickup of large-scale donations of surplus food. Any business can financially support Second Harvest through their corporate sponsorship program.