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 5.4 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’ fundraisers 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.