Donate Food


Each Food Pantry in our countywide network has individual guidelines for food donations. Please contact the Food Pantry closest to you for details.

Donations can be dropped off in Eureka at 307 W. 14th St Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm. For questions or inquiries please contact Local Food Resources Coordinator Allison Kenney at (707)445-3166 ext. 312 or @email

In Arcata, food can also be dropped off in our donation barrel located at Wildberries Marketplace (747 13th Street).

There are many ways to give food

Plant a Row of fruits or vegetables in your garden to donate to the food bank

Glean from your farm, orchard, or ranch to donate to the food bank.

Participate in or host your own food drive

Host a Virtual Food Drive

   Donations go further with a virtual drive! By utilizing the Food for People’s wholesale purchasing power and eliminating barrel delivery and pick-up costs, a virtual food drive multiplies your giving.

   Here's what you do:

Click here and select the 'Create my Own Fundraising Page' to create your own virtual food drive.

Set a goal, write a little bit about yourself and your efforts.

Share your link to your friends, family, and more!