Get Free Food from SHFB

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Everyone should have access to the nutritious foods they need to live a healthy, productive life.  Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB) has a variety of services that you can learn more by calling their Food Connection Hotline: 1-800-984-3663 Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm

This hotline connects people in need with food programs in their neighborhood.  Staff members speak English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Services include:

  • CalFresh (Food Stamps) - an EBT card to buy food
  • Family Harvest - groceries for families with children under 18
  • Produce Mobile - fruits/vegetables for anyone in need
  • Pantries - groceries for anyone in need
  • Kids N.O.W. - free food for children to take home on weekends and over school vacations
  • Brown Bag - groceries for people over 60 and disabled people 55+
  • Partners in Need (PIN) - groceries for Food Bank volunteers
  • WIC - nutrition education and food for pregnant women, infants, and young children (call 1-888-942-9675 directly)

SHFB also has a very useful "Nutrition" section on their website, which includes useful information on label dates.