The need for food safety-nets is greater than any other time in our history. The San Lorenzo Family Help Center is food a support program in Alameda County, CA providing food to the low-income communities and residents of San Lorenzo, San Leandro, and parts of Hayward.

Financial Giving to San Lorenzo Family Help Center

Whether it be a small, monthly, or a one-time donation, you provide the financial foundation that enables us to support our mission and distribute food to those that need it most.

Your donations enable:

  • Growing children to have healthy minds and bodies
  • Provides nourishment that prevents chronic disease in children and adults
  • Nutritious meals for the elderly
  • Assists families through hard times with needed supplemental food support

Donate Today

Make your online donation today by visiting our secure Helping Hands donation page, which offers several different payment options including debt/credit card, Venmo, PayPal, Pay with ACH, as well as pay by check.

It’s quick and easy. Become a regular donor today and be a part of creating a sustainable and equitable food support program.

Your financial donations help fund:

  • Our food-safe warehouse to store food onsite 
  • Transportation to pick up food from our food recovery partners
  • Refrigerators and freezers in our onsite warehouses
  • Purchasing food, when needed

The San Lorenzo Family Help Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3). When you make your donation, we will provide the Tax ID.

You are not into forms? That’s ok simply make your check out to San Lorenzo Family Help Center (or “SLFHC”) and mail it to: P.O. Box 172 San Lorenzo, CA 94580-0172.

Celebrate & Donate

Photo of person and a birthday wish.

Ever wonder what to give someone for their birthday…

How about a donation in their name?

Singh and Ritu decided to help others by purchasing food and donating it to the San Lorenzo Family Help Center as a way to celebrate Singh’s birthday. 

We appreciate their open heart and celebrating through the gift of food donation. 

Contact Janelle Morimoto, Executive Director by calling 341-314-6770 or emailing slzfoodbank@gmail.com to find out how you can celebrate and donate.

Thank you to those who support us

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. ~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

We are grateful and appreciate the generosity of our supporters. We could not operate without the care and contributions of those around us. Naming a few…

Photo of truck with food pick up and two people, Janelle Morimoto and San Lorenzo Japanese Christian Church representative.

Food Recovery Pick Up During Our Spring Drive

In April, Janelle picked up mac & cheese, peanut butter, and cans of tuna from the San Lorenzo Japanese Christian Church. Thank you to the church and everyone that brought these items as a donation. It fills our hearts and puts smiles our our faces.

San Lorenzo Japanese Christian Church

San Lorenzo Community Church

Calvary Lutheran Church of San Lorenzo

First Presbyterian Church of San Leandro

Alameda County Sheriff’s Crime Reduction Unit