Areas to Support

Bodega Marketplace

Take a look at some of the ways the SMC Foundation is supporting the basic needs of SMC students

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Students’ basic needs include access to nutritious and sufficient food; safe, secure, and adequate housing – to sleep, to study, to cook, and to shower; healthcare to promote sustained mental and physical wellbeing; affordable technology and transportation; resources for personal hygiene; and childcare and related needs.


An on-campus, dignified, student-centered resource where students can access fresh produce, grains, dried goods, proteins, hygiene products, and ther support services free of charge.

Support this program by donating below.


Bodega Bites

Bodega Bites Sites provide SMC staff with the ability to provide a free healthy snack to students who may be experiencing food insecurity. Snacks include granola bars, cereal bars, nuts, and other shelf-stable healthy choices. This program is made possible by the SMC Foundation’s generous donors, who care about our students. 

Support this program by donating below.

Bogeda Rack

Bodega Rack provides students free access to a collection of curated, gently used clothing to support their personal and professional needs.

Our students need:

  • Suits
  • Dress Shirts
  • Sweaters
  • Pants
  • Coats
  • Dresses/Skirts
  • Jeans
  • Hoodie

Kindly drop off your donations at:
1516 Pico Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, California, 90405

We cannot accept shoes of any kind, underwear, bathing suits or any home goods.


Thank you for your support so we can continue to provide these vital services to our students.

Payment by Credit Card/Direct Deposit, Venmo, and Check available.

Credit Card or Direct Deposit


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For donations by check, please make your check payable to:

The Santa Monica College Foundation
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA  90405

On the memo line, please write: SMC Basic Needs

Learn more about Basic Needs at SMC

Visit SMC's Basic Needs Website