Donate and help us Nourish Lives

Without our amazing donors, our mission would not be complete.

Ways to Donate

Loyal donors have helped Loaves and Fishes provide more than 5 million hot nutritious meals to those in need in Contra Costa County since 1983. Thank you!

We hope you find a way to contribute to Loaves and Fishes that is meaningful to you:

  • Outright Gifts
    Cash gifts are always appreciated and are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.  A check may be mailed to our office at:

    Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa
    835 Ferry Street, Martinez CA 94553
  • Stock and Securities
    Gifts of stock and other securities provide immediate support to Loaves and Fishes.  Donors receive a tax deduction based on the fair market value of the stock at the time of transfer and avoid any capital gains.

    To transfer stocks:
    Wells Fargo Advisors: DTC# 0141
    Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa’s Account ID: #53170554
  • Planned Gift
    A deferred gift can help you balance your financial goals and your charitable interests — all while possibly achieving significant tax benefits. A planned gift, such as a bequest in your will or trust, life insurance designations, end of year 401K distribution and/or stock donation ensures Loaves and Fishes can serve anyone who needs a meal.
  • Car Donation
    We even take your old vehicle and turn it into a donation. Check out our Car Donation Program.
  • In Kind Gifts
    There are many in-kind goods and services opportunities Loaves and Fishes offers to support our mission. To view our current needs, click the link below:
    Our Wish List.
  • Events
    Join us for one of our fundraising events by sponsoring, purchasing tickets and/or participating in the silent and/or live auctions. Loaves and Fishes’ fundraiser are always a great way to get involved in our mission.
  • Matching Gifts
    Matching gifts from your employer can double the impact of your support! Check with your employer to determine if your company offers matching donations.
  • Shopping
    You can make a difference while you shop Amazon by simply using this link smile.amazon.com/ch/68-0018077 or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app and AmazonSmile donates to Loaves And Fishes of Contra Costa.