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Our local community is at the heart and soul of everything we do at Sidecar, and we are dedicated to sharing our appreciation. The SideCares program is our way of giving back to the beautiful communities in and around each our shop locations. We do this by donating leftover doughnuts to local food banks and shelters, as well as by collaborating with non-profits whose causes are near and dear to not only our hearts, but also those of our beloved dough-nuts. We can’t wait for you to join us in our efforts to save the world…one doughnut at a time!


Each of our store teams have selected a local charitable organization to partner with for the duration of 2019. Throughout the year, each shop will donate a portion of proceeds from our monthly SideCares flavor to their chosen non-profit, as well as further support the organization’s mission by sponsoring events and initiatives, providing volunteer services, and more. To learn about the 2019 charitable partner for the Sidecar location near you, and to find out more about how you can help, keep readin’!


Costa Mesa

Project Hope Alliance is committed to providing homeless children and youth from kindergarten through age 24 with the tools and opportunities that they need to learn their way to a better tomorrow. Founded in 1989, PHA has spent the last 28 years developing a unique model of care including effective education and family stability program models that serve the needs of children experiencing homelessness in Orange County.

Santa Monica

Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste throughout Southern California by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same. Every month, 7,000+ community volunteers participate in over 180 recovery events, collecting surplus fruits & vegetables which are delivered to over 200 hunger relief organizations, some of whom distribute to an additional 1,600 local direct service agencies. Food Forward provides an innovative, cost-effective, scalable, and replicable solution to the increasing need for food donations and the shortage of nutritious options available to our Southern California neighbors in need.



Del Mar

GenerateHope is a safe place for survivors of sex trafficking to heal and find restoration in long-term housing and trauma-informed therapy, education, and vocational support. Since recovery from sexual exploitation is a long-term process, GenerateHope provides safety, community, and individualized life skills support to work through the deep trauma and discover a healthy, purpose-filled life.



1736 Family Crisis Center’s mission is to comprehensively help children, women, men and families through crisis circumstances, including domestic violence and human trafficking, homelessness, abuse, neglect, substance use, poverty and post-traumatic stress disorder and distress, and to improve their prospects for long-term housing, safety, survival, financial stability and success.  1736 Family Crisis Center was founded in 1972 as a community outreach effort to shelter homeless youth.  Their services expanded in 1981 when they opened an emergency domestic violence shelter, and their services have continued to expand throughout greater Los Angeles in response to community need. Today, they operate a wide range of programs and services, directly serving 6000 individuals annually.

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