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Our Daily Bread is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization supported through private donations from individuals, churches, businesses, and civic organizations. ODB strives to keep expenses low and the per meal cost below $2. ODB currently serves over 67,000 meals per year and the demand for meals continues to grow. Every dollar you donate helps to feed a hungry diner in the community:

  • A donation of $26 will help feed a homeless person for 1 month.
  • A donation of $117 will help feed a hungry mother and child for 3 months.
  • A donation of $312 will help feed an unemployed worker for 1 year.

If your employer offers a charitable gift-matching program, consider multiplying the impact of your donation to ODB by contributing to Friends of ODB (aka FOODB). FOODB is a non-religious, public benefit charity, recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) corporation. It was established in 2012 with the sole purpose of providing funding for Our Daily Bread that qualifies for most company matching gift programs. Visit the FOODB page for details.

By Check

To donate by check, please make your check payable to “Our Daily Bread”  and mail your contribution to:

        Our Daily Bread
        231 Sunset Avenue
        Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Online

For online donations via credit card or PayPal, please click HERE.

NOTE: Once you arrive at the initial PayPal screen, make sure to place your insertion cursor at the rightmost edge of the $0.00 and type in your desired donation amount before selecting either the Donate with PayPal or Donate with a Card button.

Donations in Kind

In accordance with health regulations ODB can only accept commercially prepared, canned or packaged foods; turkeys and hams and commercial meat products; and home-grown fruits and vegetables. Please call the Program Coordinator to arrange for drop off of donations on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning.

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of securities can offer an added tax advantage. If you donate securities that have increased in value, you get to deduct the full market value as a charitable donation AND you won’t pay income tax on the amount they have appreciated. Please download these instructions for donating securities: Stock-Wire-Transfers-ODB

Gifts via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

If you wish to make a gift by transferring funds from your account to ours, please download these wire transfer instructions: Stock-Wire-Transfers-ODB

Our Tax ID number (TIN/EIN) is:

TIN 94-1558054