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The Emergency Food Bank Needs Statements


Help Fight Hunger...Donate Today!

Your contributions are secure and very much appreciated.  The Emergency Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Your gift may qualify as a charitable deduction for income tax purposes.  Please consult your tax advisor or the IRS to determine whether a contribution is deductible.

Go Green and Donate Online!

DonateNowClick the button on the right to set up a recurring monthly donation or to make a one-time donation.  In just a few minutes, you can help fight hunger and save money on postage, checks and envelopes.


Double Your Gift

You can double your donation if your company has a matching gift program. Talk to your Human Resources Department to see if your company will match your donation.

Planned Giving

For information about how to make a gift to the Emergency Food Bank through your estate plan, please contact (209) 464-7369.

Food Donations

Essential Food Items

The EFB depends on generous donations from the community.  We are always in need of the following items:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Tuna
  • Pasta
  • Canned Fruits & Vegetables
  • Produce - We welcome donations of fresh produce.  We distribute fresh fruits & vegetables at our Main Pantry and through our Mobile Farmer's market, which current goes to over 60 locations in San Joaquin County.

If you have would like to donate food or produce, please contact the Emergency Food Bank at (209) 464-7369, or email

Food Drives

Food drives provide an additional supply of food for our clients.  The EFB is always in need of canned and non-perishable food items which can be collected when you host a food drive.  To coordinate a food drive at your business, school, church, or community organization, please call us at (209) 464-7369.

Volunteer Your Services

  • Truck drivers (requires only a regular CA drivers license)
  • Food Pantry/Produce Line Volunteers
  • Warehouse Volunteers

For more information about volunteering, please visit the EFB Volunteer page.