Empty Bowls

SAVE THE DATE for Empty Bowls 2023!

When: September 21, 2023; 6-9pm

Where: Sacramento Zoo

River City Food Bank is thrilled to announce that we will return to the Sacramento Zoo to host our 20th annual Empty Bowls event!

As RCFB’s only major fundraiser, Empty Bowls provides critical operating support to purchase and distribute healthy food to anyone experiencing food insecurity in Sacramento County.

With your help, RCFB is here for our neighbors – offering a choice of healthy, meaningful groceries and assistance with CalFresh. Your support ensures that RCFB can meet the growing need and serve anyone who walks through our doors with dignity, compassion and respect.

Join us this year for another evening of inspiration!

Big Day of Giving

With your help, RCFB raised a staggering $95,189 to provide healthy, meaningful food to anyone facing hunger in Sacramento, without barriers or judgment.

Because of you, thousands of families, children, seniors, students, veterans, foster youth, refugees and neighbors will know where their next meal will come from.

Because of you, they will not have to make the impossible choice between feeding their family and paying their bills.

Because of you, we have the privilege to continue serving our community.

Thank you for making our work possible.



Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Because of YOU, River City Food Bank raised an incredible $29,000 for #GivingTuesday2022!

These funds will go to provide healthy, meaningful food to anyone facing hunger in Sacramento County. We cannot thank you enough for the kindness and compassion you have shown your neighbors in need.

Fighting hunger and helping those in need takes a community effort and we hope that all the amazing nonprofits in our region had a successful day.

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