Become An ExtraFood Food Donor

Help Us End Hunger And Wasted Food In The Bay Area


It’s Free

Our service is always free of charge

It’s Easy

We pick up 365 days a year

It Makes a Difference

Food belongs on tables, not in landfills


  • Reduce hunger and food waste in your community
  • Save money on disposal/recycling fees
  • Reduce your carbon footprint and help the Bay Area reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Receive an enhanced tax deduction
  • Donate Risk-free thanks to the federal and state governments' Good Samaritan Laws
  • Comply with increasingly strict recycling laws like SB 1383
  • Improve company morale
  • Receive publicity through our various channels

Ways To Donate Food

Types of food we rescue:

Prepared foods (meals, soup, salads), fruit, vegetables, dairy, eggs, meat, bread, packaged goods, baked goods

Who we rescue food from:

Grocery stores, restaurants, schools, farmers' markets, caterers/events, bakeries, corporations, civic organizations, hospitals, backyards, gardens, and farms.

We are unable to accept food donations from residences (except for gleaning produce)

We require that:

  • Your organization has followed all food-safety guidelines
  • You’ll donate a minimum of 10 servings of food
  • You’ll provide your donation in food-safe containers, and have a staff member onsite to meet us
  • Donations come from a school or business (no private residences except for gleaning donations)

If your donation needs to be picked up within 4 hours, we ask that you call us at 415-997-9830 x 1

Learn More About ExtraFood's Food Recovery Program

How It Works

"ExtraFood is a passionate organization, is very effective at helping people in the community who are food-insecure, and has been a great partner for us."

~ Clarke Pomeroy

Store Manager
Whole Foods Market, Miller Ave., Mill Valley