Recently, the House Agriculture Committee voted to advance the most consequential food policy bill in our country. H.R. 2 – The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (the Farm Bill) – makes deep cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which provides food assistance to more than 40 million Americans.Read More
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs into our work, supporting the people of our county. It takes a committed team of volunteers, staff, donors and community partners to address Sacramento’s unique socioeconomic issues and deliver meaningful solutions. Learn about our collective work to offer hope, cultivate compassion and empower neighbors seeking to shape their best future through SFBFS’ stories.
The California Association of Food Banks team arrived early on an unusually cold morning in Sacramento to set up for Capitol Action Day on April 18. They arranged tables, chairs, and breakfast under the tent just in time for the arrival of food bank members, who grabbed cups of hot tea and coffee to battle the chill. CAFB Executive Director Sue Sigler welcomed the attendees and thanked them for their presence, sharing that “our work has never been so important.”Read More
The truth is hunger is everywhere, and the numbers back it up. Last year, there were 262,251 people living in extreme poverty in Sacramento Country. That means they were living 100 percent below the federal poverty line or making under $25,100 for a family of four.Read More