Many of the people who seek our help can usually pay their bills until something unexpected happens. Car expenses. Medical bills. Higher gas prices. Reduced hours at work. River City Food Bank helps the working poor as well as those on fixed incomes or facing serious illnesses.
CalFresh Outreach Department
CalFresh assistance is currently available during our distribution hours by appointment (drop in is also welcome) at both Midtown and Arden-Arcade locations:
Language services: English, Farsi, Dari, and Pashto
Midtown: Tuesday through Thursday from 10:30am- 1:30pm
Arden-Arcade: Every Friday from 10:30am- 1:30pm
Updates to CalFresh Benefits
Emergency Allotments Continue: CalFresh recipients received an extra allotment on their EBT cards on June 19th with a minimum deposit of $95. The next allotment will occur on August 21st.
Find a Local Farmers Market: Use your EBT card to purchase fresh, seasonal produce at local Farmers Markets. Click here to view the list of current farmers markets and receive up to $10 to spend!
Purchasing hot meals with your EBT: Seniors age 60+, individuals with disabilities or those experiencing homelessness are eligible to use their EBT cards to purchase hot, prepared food at these local restaurants.
River City Food Bank are proud CalFresh Outreach subcontractors for the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB)
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