Empty Bowls

SAVE THE DATE for Empty Bowls 2023!

When: September 21, 2023; 6-9pm

Where: Sacramento Zoo

Check back for ticket sales and volunteer opportunities!

River City Food Bank’s 2022 Empty Bowls event was a huge success! Because of you, we raised more than $350,000 to help our neighbors facing hunger- WOW!

Despite the challenges of the past few years, our community has continued to show us compassion, dedication and generosity in a way we could have never imagined.

We are humbled and overwhelmed with gratitude. A sincere THANK YOU to every guest, sponsor, donor, volunteer and community partner that made this event possible.

In case you missed it, or would like to see it again, please check out our video highlighting the harrowing journey of Alex, Anna and Keira. Your generous support ensures that families just like theirs feel welcome and have access to the healthy food they need to thrive.

Join us this year for another evening of inspiration! More details to come.

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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