Fight Hunger! Food Distribution at San Mateo County Event Center - San Mateo

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ORGANIZATION: Second Harvest of Silicon Valley


Food Distribution at San Mateo County Event Center
Every Thursday, from 8:00am-11:00am

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This is a Walk-Up site with Farmers' Market Client Choice that takes place outdoors.

Food distribution is a hands-on volunteer activity. Activities could include assisting with set up, unloading and moving food from pallets, sorting and distributing food, and clean up. This is a great chance for volunteers to interface with our clients. Some volunteer jobs require some heavy lifting (25lbs.) and regular movement.

The volunteer must be willing and able to work with people of different backgrounds and nationalities, exhibit compassion and sensitivity, and maintain strict confidentiality of all member and volunteer information.

Everyone should have access to healthy food. Second Harvest provides nutritious groceries and fresh produce at distribution sites throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. These sites are volunteer-run and rely on committed, dedicated volunteers who can support the effort on an ongoing basis. We invite you to join us in providing a warm and welcoming environment for our clients.

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About Second Harvest of Silicon Valley


4001 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134, US

Mission Statement

Lead our community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one.


Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is a private non-profit organization that collects and distributes more than 12 million pounds of food each month. We currently serve an average of over 500,000 individuals each month; 60% are low income families and 20% are seniors. By building collaborative networks, we efficiently distribute food by leveraging donations of money, food and human resources. But we cannot do it alone. We rely upon the energy and commitment of the local community to fight hunger. See more about our efforts at


Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing, Hunger, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


San Mateo County Event Center1346 Saratoga DriveSan Mateo, CA 94403



  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • People Skills
  • Disaster Response
  • Food Delivery / Distribution


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 14
  • 3 hours

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