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Donate Food

To donate produce at the People's Fridge in Merced, simply leave it in the Donation Drop Off Station in the blue shed. To donate other food, please contact us.

To donate produce to the Delhi People's Fridge, please contact us.

To donate produce to the Winton Lifeline People's Fridge, simply drop it off at the fridge at 7081 N. Winton Way.

Concerned about liability? No need to be concerned. You are protected under the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.

Need more incentives to donate? Check out ReFED which lists tax incentives and learn about SB 1383 if you are a business or organization that serves food.

Donate Funds

Donate Time by Volunteering

We need volunteers to come and clean the outside of the fridges at 12 and 2 pm in Merced on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Start a Fridge

Want to start your own? Learn more about some of the responsisbilties here and then contact us to start your own fridge in Merced County! You can also join the Freedge Learning Network for advice. If you are out of Merced County, Erin offers free community fridge consultations. Sign up here.