Welcome, Community Partners, to the Partner Development & Support Department! Formerly Agency Relations, our goal is to assist you with building the capacity of your current distributions and to support you as you work directly with the community.
Through this resource page, you have access to all our current information, forms, and programs. The Partner Development & Support Department welcomes all our Community Partners and appreciates all you do in the fight to end hunger.
To become a Partner with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, your organization must:
. Be led by a non-recipient of the food distribution program.
. Be an IRS recognized non-profit organization
. Be incorporated for the purpose of serving the needy, ill or infants (minor children).
. Not charge for food, be reimbursed, compensated, or require services in exchange for food.
. Be an Orange County based organization and all food must be distributed within Orange County.
. Not redistribute product to other partner or non-partner organizations.
. Not discriminate for any reason.
. Not be an entity of a municipality (e.g., a school, hospital, or prison).
. Have been operating an organization and consistent pantry or soup kitchen for a minimum of 3 months.
. Have adequate storage for food. SHFBOC prefers food storage facilities to be in commercial buildings.
For more information, visit the link on your left, Becoming a Community Partner.