Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) respectfully serves neighbors in need with the generous support of a diverse force of donors, committed to offering hope, providing solutions and keeping our vital programs running strong. We welcome you to join our efforts and ensure every person has the opportunity to step out of poverty and into a prosperous future. Just $10 per month makes a big impact. You can donate online, mail in a check or drop off goods. All support is greatly appreciated.

Visit our blog to learn about some of our generous donors and click here to see a list of our most recent in-kind food donors.

Contribute Financially

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

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

Leave a Legacy
Consider making a planned gift through your will, trust or estate plan to SFBFS. Questions? Contact Kelly at (916) 456-1980 X 7624.

Donate Through United Way
If your company supports local charities through United Way, please consider making your contribution to SFBFS, a certified partner agency of United Way since 1994. (United Way ID# 3094, CFC# 47943)

Organize a Fundraiser
Host a fun event or start a virtual food drive! Find out more on throwing a fundraiser by contacting Kelsey at (916) 456-1980 X 7649 to get started.

Request a Matching Gift
By taking advantage of your company's matching gift benefit, you may be able to double or even triple the amount of your contribution. Each company has its own guidelines, but most corporate procedures are simple. Questions? Contact Devin at (916) 456-1980.

  • Request a matching form from your company (check with Human Resources)

  • Complete and submit the form to SFBFS along with your gift

  • SFBFS will verify the completed form and return it to the company

  • The company issues a matching gift contribution to SFBFS

Shop on Amazon
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support SFBFS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to SFBFS. 

Donate Items

Drop Off In-kind Donations
Click here for a list of greatly needed items along with donation drop off hours and locations. As of July 31, 2015, SFBFS no longer accepts donations of e-waste.

  • Family Services campus in Oak Park (3333 3rd Avenue, 95817) 
    Bring your donation of gently-used clothing, household goods, school materials and baby supplies to the Family Services campus during normal operating hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. NOTICE: All pick ups of furniture and household item donations are suspended until further notice.

  • Food Bank Services campus in North Sacramento (1951 Bell Avenue, 95838)
    Non-perishable food items and fresh produce can be donated to the Food Bank Services campus during normal operating hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Host a Donation Drive
Request a donation barrel to be delivered and picked up so that you can collect items for families in need.

CA State Employees Food Drive
Are you a California state employee? Find out how you can take part in the State Employees Food Drive.

You can access the 2019 State Employees Food Drive Coordinator Manual here.

Access important 2019 State Employees Food Drive documents below:
Coordinator manual
Barrel delivery schedule
Sample e-mail templates to send to employees to promote the drive
State Employee Food Drive donor receipt
State Employee Food Drive turkey drive form
Letter from Blake Young, President & CEO, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
2018 Totals

Learn More

Schedule a Tour
SFBFS offers half-hour walking tours of our Family Services campus in Oak Park and our Food Bank Services campus in North Sacramento. Contact Kelsey to schedule a tour.

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services' Federal Tax ID# is 94-3315566. Privacy statement: Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services does not sell, trade or share our donors' information.