Annual Fund Donor Opportunities

Every dollar you invest in Second Helpings’ Hunger Relief program saves our community more than $4 in food costs.

You will never meet everyone whose life is touched by your gift. Thank you for making it possible.


$5-99             Friend
  • Personalized Thank You Letter
  • Peas & Carrots Newsletter – 2 per year


$100-249       Supporter

All Friend level benefits plus:

  • Annual Giving update and philanthropic impact report


$250-499        Partner

All Supporter level benefits plus:

  • Early access to Souper Bowls event tickets.


$500-999        leader

All Partner level benefits plus:

  • Invitation to donor only Lunch & Learn with Second Helpings leadership team


$1,000-2,499   prep cook

All Leader level benefits plus:

  • Designation in the annual report
  • Invitation to Second Helpings Annual Meeting


$2,500-4,999   line cook

All Prep Cook level benefits plus:

  • Invitation to Culinary Job Training graduation – 4 times per year


$5,000-9,999    apprentice

All Line Cook level benefits plus:

  • Invitation to ride along on food rescue or meal delivery


$10,000-19,999   Sous Chef

All Apprentice level benefits plus:

  • One-time use of the Jean Paison Boardroom, as available, with continental breakfast
  • Invitation to donor only cooking class


$20,000-49,000   Pastry Chef *

All Sous Chef level benefits plus:

  • Name added to Second Helpings Donor Wall


$50,000+   Executive Chef *

All Sous Chef level benefits plus:

  • A Second Helpings chef or graduate will prepare a private meal for up to 8 people



* Each donor’s giving history is tracked both annually and cumulatively. A donor with a lifetime giving level of $20,000 or more will be acknowledged as a lifetime donor.