Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services is dedicated to assisting those in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and moving them toward self sufficiency and financial independence.
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services provides a 5 day supply of emergency groceries to families in need five days per week. In an effort to better move families toward self-sufficiency, grocery items such as dairy, meat, vegetables and fruit are distributed instead of hot meals. Over 18,000 individuals receive an abundance of fresh groceries every month. Cooking demonstrations along with suggested recipes are provided to every family so clients feel empowered to use the goods they receive. Their quality groceries come from a variety of sources including donations from local grocery stores, organic farmers and the community. Food is distributed to clients in a respectful and dignified manner. Set up like an open-air, farmers’ market, individuals and families are invited to see the produce, enjoy a cooking demonstration, gather health and nutrition resources and ask questions about the products they are receiving. As with all of their programs, all goods and services are provided at no cost.Program:ClothingBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General
Program Description: Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services provides over 450,000 articles of clothing free of charge to families and individuals in need throughout the Sacramento community.All items are dropped off at their facility in Oak Park, where volunteers sort through items by categories based on size, season and gender. Items are then displayed on racks, where clients can sort through items in search of what they need: men’s clothing, women’s clothing, children’s clothing, shoes, business attire, school uniforms, coats, umbrellas and much more. Clients are welcome to shop once a month and all items are provided at no cost. Most clients leave with 15-20 articles of beautiful clothing to help during hard times.Program:Mother BabyBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General
Program Description: The purpose of the Mother-Baby program is to alleviate the basic immediate needs of children and parents in need by providing them with an emergency supply of formula, baby food, clothing and diapers as well as offering education and supportive parenting classes to help create stronger and healthier families.Program:Adult EducationBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General
Program Description: The Adult Education program provides unique learning opportunities to adults at no cost in a supportive, highly personalized and non-judgmental environment. Education is provided in the classroom setting as well as through one-on-one tutoring and appointments. All services are free to the community and open to adults over the age of 18. Educational services include tutoring in literacy, math, reading and writing, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, assistance with job searches, resume building workshops, computer basics classes in English and Spanish and aerobic exercise classes. See schedule below for times and locations.Students have experienced gaps in their education due to moving, missing school, illness or any number of reasons. Students, especially those with learning disabilities, benefit greatly from one-on-one tutoring instead of the traditional classroom setting, working at a comfortable pace set by the student. As a community center, a telephone, fax machine, and copier are available to students that need these services.Program:After SchoolBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Program Description: Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services offers Youth Academy and Computer Clubhouse.
Free food items, including vegetables and packaged products, to eligible individuals and families. Services provided on a non-sectarian, non-discriminatory basis. SSIP works in coordination with other agencies in South Sacramento.
Monday through Friday 9 - 11:30 am
Picture ID, proof of residency, proof of children claimed; one visit per month limit.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
1951 North Ave Sacramento, CA 95838 (916) 925-5313
Bags of groceries to a family consisting of two adults and two children; three small meals for one day. Meat products are given out one time per month, only the fourth week of the month.11:30 am - noon, homeless will be served if there is food remaining, no ID required. Autos with handicap placard or license plate will be served in the back of hall. Groceries will be put in the car.
Tuesday 9:30 am - noon
Serves families and individuals in eligible ZIP codes. Homeless served without ID if food remains.
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish
3235 Arden Way Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 482-9666
Programs: (1) Each Wednesday of the month we provide food baskets for financially challenged citizens. One must provide picture ID with an address or a picture ID with a utility bill giving an address. Only one food basket per family per month. Baskets are available for pickup from 10:00AM to 11:30AM. Also, fruit and vegetables are given away outside at 604 Andrews Street, at 9:30AM. (2) We provide hot meals, mail pickup, and local telephone usage for the homeless Monday through Friday from 8:00AM until 11:30 AM. Meals are served at 10:30 AM. (3) Washing machines for the homeless are available Monday through Friday from 8:00AM until 11:30 AM. (4) Clients may receive ground delivered mail via the post office. Mail can only be retrieved until 12:00PM.
Yolo County residents.
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Holy Cross Church
1321 Anna St West Sacramento, CA 95605 (916) 371-1211