Your donation helps us deliver meals that nourish families in crisis due to illness in Santa Cruz County and provides a valuable learning experience for young people during a critical time in their lives.

We are always in need of financial support to cover our operating costs, in addition to the weekly expenses of supplies and ingredients. You may make a cash contribution in any amount – and below are guidelines for how much it costs in total to feed a family for:

1 week: $75
1 month: $300
3 months: $1,000

If you would like to make a cash contribution, please use the “Donate Now” button, mail a check to PO Box 1853, Soquel, CA 95073, or contact All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Tax ID # 27-0524692.

Teen Kitchen Project is a DBA of the Boomerang Foundation.

There are almost as many ways to support our work as there are volunteers – from the traditional, such as making an annual or monthly gift – to the more creative, like Josie’s 8th birthday party which raised $116 in gifts from her friends.

  • Local Real Estate Brokers, like Gina Odom of can donate a portion of their commission to the nonprofit of your choice. Contact Gina or My Broker Donates to find other local agents who will donate a portion of their fee to Teen Kitchen Project.
  • Donate Stock!
    • Firm: Morgan Stanley
      DTC: 0015
      Account: 136-016909-032
      Account Name: The Boomerang Foundation DBA Teen Kitchen Project
  • Donate in honor of birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions.
  •  Join escrip or AmazonSmile and a percentage of all your purchases at select retailers gets donated to Teen Kitchen Project. Be sure to search for our Fiscal Sponsor, The Boomerang Foundation.
  • See if your employer will match your gift.

Tax ID # 27-0524692. Teen Kitchen Project is a DBA of the Boomerang Foundation.