Santa Cruz Food Fund

Three friends had a single day idea to make a meal for those in need. This day turned into a week long, multi-level operation distributing food, clothes and supplies to our houseless and displaced community members.  We've delivered over 500 meals, made by hand, directly on foot into Santa Cruz County encampments. We provide hot healthy and filling meals made by professional cooks and freshly laundered clothes along with hygiene and medical supply packs, plus much needed PPE to our houseless neighbors.  Our operation quadrupled in size and scope with an overwhelming amount of much appreciated community support, raising over 10x our goal amount. We now wish to continue this project at full speed, full-time, and are seeking more donations mostly for groceries and laundry costs! We are also looking for leads on clean, professional kitchens to operate out of at larger scales. We're a diverse team of qtbipoc local santa cruz service workers, and our goal is to help our community in the most direct, efficient, and dignifying way imaginable. Santa Cruz Food Fund is a zero-profit, faceless, nameless anonymous operation and we believe that hot home-cooked meals and warm, comfortable clothing not only make a difference to all, but are a right to all, nomatter who, nomatter where, nomatter what.
  • Brian Ruiz 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 10 mos
  • paula Castleberry 
    • $50 
    • 11 mos
  • Christina Haslam 
    • $20 
    • 11 mos
  • Jeremiah Daniels 
    • $50 
    • 12 mos
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Santa Cruz Peoples Kitchen 
Santa Cruz, CA
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