Once per month, Baylina, along with the 600 other students at Ethel Baker Elementary School, head to the multi-purpose room with backpacks facing forward. Teachers and volunteers fill each student pack with fresh fruits and veggies. “I like carrots because the vitamins help you to see,” shares Baylina.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.
SFBFS offers Health & Nutrition classes at both campuses which are available in English and Spanish. Participants such as Ogla learn new recipes, get kitchen supplies and Parent Education clients receive Baby Bucks after completing all five classes. Playcare is also available for those with children 0-5 years old.Read More
As the foundation arm of the Raley’s corporation, Food for Families started as a nonprofit geared towards an annual canned food drive, motivating customers to give during the holiday season. Today Raley’s Food for Families (RFFF) is a year-round support for food bank partners…Read More
Advocacy is for everyone! At the Hunger and the Holidays gathering we learned how state issues, along with federal concerns like CalFresh and the Farm Bill, impact Sacramento County residents and how SFBFS engages in advocacy.Read More
SFBFS offers a wide array of services but we’re grateful for the assist from these local basketball professionals when we needed big teamwork to improve Thanksgiving for even more in our community.Read More
Families with lower incomes in the Sacramento area may struggle to cover the costs associated with keeping the home comfortably warm during the colder seasons. Thankfully, there are some budget-friendly ways to keep your head home as warm as you need it without wasting too much money.Read More