3333 Third Avenue
Phone Number
(916) 456-1980
(916) 451-5920

Welcome to the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services wiki page.

Here is a brief summary of the Programs that we offer. We are so much more than food!

All programs Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services provides are offered free of charge to Sacramento residents. No financial information is required, but you must provide proof of residency when receiving services. Please click on any program below to learn more about the services offered, hours of operation, location and to review eligibility requirements per program (zip code, age, etc.) If one of SFBFS’ programs does not serve your area, please visit our Resource Central to search for other services in Sacramento.

  • Food - Provides a five day supply of emergency, take-home groceries to thousands of clients every month. Individuals and families in need can receive fresh produce, dairy, grains and more at mobile distribution sites throughout the Sacramento area.
  • Clothing - Distributes donated men’s, women’s and children’s clothing items to those in need at no charge. Clothing articles include suits for interviews, school uniforms and seasonal weather attire.
  • Parent Education - Guides parents in raising children in a healthy and supportive manner. Diapers, formula, food and clothing are provided for parents attending educational workshops.
  • Adult Education - Provides one-on-one instruction to adults in reading, writing, math, computer skills, resume building and English.
  • Youth Education - Provides a safe, educational environment for children to explore technology, reading, communication and life skills. This program encourages academic success, character building, social development and community service.
  • Senior - Connecting isolated seniors with volunteers through companionship and a monthly delivery of healthy groceries.


Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services depends on hardworking and dedicated volunteers throughout the year. Volunteers are the backbone of the organization, performing duties in all programs. 

Volunteers can help out in a variety of ways, including providing support to our distribution programs, bagging groceries, sorting clothing, mentoring new parents, tutoring elementary and high-school students, leading computer classes, supporting Adult Education courses, filing and administrative tasks, translating documents, event support and more.

Do you have any special skills, talents or knowledge to share? Consider volunteering for SFBFS. W e can use volunteers in so many different ways! 


Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services depends on the support of local donors to keep our programs running strong. SFBFS receives no government funding to help operate our organization If you are interested in becoming a supporter of SFBFS, please consider one of the following ways:

Thank you for supporting Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. You can help us serve more families in our community by making a financial contribution. Just $10 per month makes a big impact. You can donate right now online, mail in a check or drop off goods. Any help you can give is greatly appreciated.

Donate Online »
Click here to make a secure, online donation. One time and recurring monthly donations are available. You may also donate in honor of or in memory of a friend, relative, co-worker or loved one.

Donate through United Way »
If your company supports local charities through the California Capital Chapter Region, please consider making your contirubtion to SFBFS. SFBFS has been a certified United Way charity since 1994. 

Donate by Mail » 
Please mail checks or money orders to:
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
3333 Third Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817

In-kind Donations »
From Clothing to Food to Parent Education, each program creates a list of greatly needed items. Click here to peruse the lists.


You can support Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) by hosting a donation drive to collect needed items at your office, church, community center or anywhere else you chose. Check out our current donation drives on our Web site.

Please visit our website: http://www.sacramentofoodbank.org/