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Second Harvest holds several special events and food drives throughout the year which serve as critical sources of funding and food for many of our programs. If you're interested in giving back to your community, sponsoring an event or holding a food drive is a great way to get involved with Second Harvest!

Would you like Second Harvest to be a part of your event?
Please fill out our Community Events Application and email it to, or fax to (949) 653-0700.

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Events & Food Drives



October 7, 2015
Harvesters 23rd Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon

Now in its 23rd year, Harvesters' Fashion Show & Luncheon is a highly anticipated annual event that has become the barometer of fall fashion for Orange County style-watchers. And for the people served by Second Harvest, the runway helps lead the way to a future without hunger. Learn more.



 October 24-25, 2015
OC Great Park's Spooktacular

October 24-25 is a weekend of fun and entertainment for the whole family and a chance to donate to Second Harvest Food Drive. Non-perishable food donations will be collected at entry for access to even more spooktacular activities! Registration Required. Learn more.





November 7, 2015
Scouting for Food

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts help fight hunger by collecting canned foods and other shelf-stable items such as toothpaste and diapers. More info coming soon.




 November, 2015
13th Annual Angels Groundskeepers Food Drive

The Angels' Groundskeepers will host their 13th annual Thanksgiving Holiday Canned Food Drive with all proceeds benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County in the fight against hunger during the holiday season. For a few canned goods or a small donation, fans can spend a day testing their hitting, pitching, and catching skills at Angel Stadium. Dates and more info coming soon.





 November 24, 2015
"No Lunch" Lunch

Our "No Lunch" Lunch offers our traditional "poor man's" lunch. The event is an opportunity to experience a modest, soup kitchen style meal while learning about the thousands of Orange County families struggling to put food on their tables. Learn more.







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Izzy and the Candy Palace

This charming children’s book was written by a local nine-year old girl to help feed hungry children in our community. 100% of the profits from every book sold go to support our Kids Cafe program! Visit to preview the book and place your order.







Fight Hunger with Duke’s Huntington Beach

Choose two courses from the Duo Menu for $21 and Duke’s will donate $1 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Duo menu available Monday-Friday, 5:00pm-6:30pm.

Duke’s Huntington Beach
317 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648



FoodTweeks is a mobile app that helps people eat better in a sustainable way, while fighting hunger in America. Download the app onto your mobile device, and every time you "tweek" calories from your meal to make it more nutritious, FoodTweeks will make a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County so we can distribute the same amount of nutritious calories to families in need. There is no cost of any kind to the FoodTweeks user, and its a great way to fight hunger in OC!


Ralphs Community Contribution Program

Sign up your Ralphs rewards card online and select Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County as your beneficiary. Participants just need to re-register their card to continue benefitting from the program. Every time you shop at Ralphs and use your rewards card, a portion of your savings will be donated to Second Harvest to help feed the community!



Hungry? Find Food

Second Harvest Food Bank works with partner agencies to distribute food throughout Orange County. Find an agency near you that can help.

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