Donor FAQ's

Why should I support FIND Food Bank?

FIND Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in the Desert and the primary source of food assistance for those who find themselves in need — the help can be for a child, a homebound senior, a working-class family, or someone staying in a homeless shelter. When you support FIND, you are offering your help to all those we serve.
Remember — Hunger does not discriminate.
Hunger knows no age limits.
Hunger knows no boundaries.
FIND knows Hunger.
Please Help If You Can.

Where is my donation going?

Your gift is always used efficiently: 97.6% of every donation goes directly to hunger relief programs. Our annual reports provide full details on how we use funds. If you want to designate your gift to a specific program, please make a note in the Additional Notes field on the donation form.

How does my donation help FIND Food Bank?

Quite simply, your donation feeds hungry people. Donated dollars extend the reach of FIND Food Bank in fighting hunger across the desert region, helping us make our very limited resources go as far as possible. We pride ourselves on having minimal fundraising expenses so as much of every dollar as possible can go to providing food for those who need it.

How can I donate?

If you are planning to make a one-time donation, we suggest using our donation page or sending a check by mail. You can donate online via credit card, ACH Transfer and PayPal. Other options include donating stocks & securities, giving through donor advised funds or IRAs, creating a monthly gift, and food donations. Find more information about these options here.
Please use the following information to donate by check:
Send checks to:
FIND Food Bank Inc.
83775 Citrus Ave.
Indio, CA 92201.
Please make checks payable to:
FIND Food Bank.

Are donations tax deductible?

FIND Food Bank is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization. Your donations are deductible to the extent allowed by law – consult your Tax Professional for advice.

How do I know if my company matches gifts?

Many employers provide matching funds when you make charitable donations. Ask your employer if they match gifts to FIND Food Bank. Ask them for the Matching Gift Form for your company and set up your matching gift.

Where can I get copies of the FIND Food Bank’s tax forms?

Download pdfs of tax documents that you need from this page.
FIND Food Bank is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization.
Our federal tax ID is 33-0006007.

How can I request a receipt for my donations?

Contact our Development Department at 760-775-3663 ext. 115.

How do I update my contact information on recurring donation details?

Contact our Development Department at 760-775-3663 ext. 115.

I am interested in making a donation of goods. What items can I donate?

We accept donations of products from many types of food businesses. For more information about what items, you can donate or to follow up with FIND staff, visit our Food Industry Donations page.

Does FIND need volunteers?

FIND always needs Volunteers! Volunteers are at the heart of our mission to end hunger. Please visit Volunteer Page to learn more.