Seems we’re all on a budget these days. Our Harvest of the Month program is a new, affordable monthly giving option! Or double your giving – does your workplace have an Employer Matching program? Here are more ways to stretch your budget and get creative about giving!


Get Creative – we encourage you to get creative and help us raise money and food for the Foodbank. Hold a food drive or “virtual” food drive, benefit event or join our annual Corporate Challenge. So many creative ways to help! Click here for a flier with even more ideas.

Contact your employer, church, school, or civic organization to have a Food & Funds drive (bake sale, car wash, benefit concert/show, etc.).

We offer tools to help you help the Foodbank! Explore these great ways – or let us know how we can help you organize your fundraising drive! For South County, contact Melissa Howard: 805-967-5741 x112 or [email protected]; for North County, contact Darlene Chavez: 805-937-8750 x109 or [email protected].

Food & Funds Drive

The Foodbank creates a customized virtual food drive for your civic group or business! Donors get an interactive experience ‘shopping’ for food & produce and donate the amount needed to purchase those items. The shopping list is branded with your logo and you receive reports to track the results. Read this

Cause-Related Marketing Campaigns

Engage and reward your customers with a special way to support Foodbank! You can donate a portion of sales for a specific day or specific product, collect likes and shares on social media, or find your own cooperative way to market your business and the Foodbank! Click here for some great examples!

For more information about creating a cause-related marketing campaign,
please contact Misha Karbelnig, [email protected] (805) 967.5741 x 119.