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The Food Bank 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



Give A Meal with Bank of America

When: September 8- December 31
Where: Visit

This holiday season, you can take action in the fight to end hunger in Orange County, and make three times the difference. Bank of America is partnering with Feeding America's network of food banks, and when for every $1 donated through the Give A Meal campaign, Bank of America will donate $2. To donate, visit and be sure to enter your Orange County zip code and designate your donation to Second Harvest Food Bank.  


Irvine Company Office Properties Holiday Food Drive 

When: November 3 - December 26
Where: Irvine Company Offices

Second Harvest has partnered with 110 Irvine Company Properties to host their annual holiday food drive campaign. Residents and the public can drop off non-perishable food donations to any Irvine Company office location to help feed Orange County this holiday season.


Stater Bros. 2014 "Harvesting Hope in Our Community" Campaign 

When: November 5 - December 31
Where: Orange County Stater Bros. locations

This holiday season, customers can stop by any of the 30 Orange County Stater Bros. locations to purchase a donation bag filled with non-perishable food donations. These "Bags of Hope" will benefit Second Harvest and our partners.


Sprouts "Grab and Give" Campaign

When: November 1 - December 31
Where: Orange County Sprouts Farmers Market Locations

During the months of November and December, Sprouts Farmers Market will be promoting their annual "Grab and Give" program. During this campaign, customers can stop by any of the 15 Orange County Sprouts locations and purchase a donation bag filled with non-perishable food donation. This campaign will benefit Second Harvest and our community partners. 


Vons "Help Us End Hunger" Holiday Campaign

When: November 5 - December 31
Where: Orange County Vons

To help end hunger this holiday season, customers are encouraged to stop by any of the 33 Orange County Vons store locations to purchase a pre-filled bag of food donations to support OC residents in need.



Current Promotions


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!


Ralph's Community Contribution Program

Sign up your Ralph's 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 Ralph's 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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