Who we serve

In 2022, we provided nearly 2,495,687 pounds of healthy food to 292,033 people facing hunger. We serve each person who visits us with dignity, compassion and respect.

All are welcome here!


Come join Brandon, Operations Coordinator, for a quick tour of our Midtown Distribution site.

Empty Bowls 2023 was an incredible success, all thanks to our amazing community! 

With your support and generosity, we raised a remarkable $380,000 to fight hunger.

The night was not only beautiful but also filled with laughter and fun, showcasing the true spirit of our community coming together to make a difference.

Thank you for making Empty Bowls 2023 an unforgettable event!


River City Food Bank’s 2021 Empty Bowls fundraiser was a success! Thanks to our incredibly generous community, we raised more than $104,000 to provide healthy food to our neighbors facing hunger.

Good Day Sacramento featured River City Food Bank’s 2021 Bowl Giveaway Day – a way to say THANK YOU to everyone who supported the 2020 Empty Bowls event.

River City Food Bank proudly serves the Arden-Arcade area- a known food desert with a large refugee population experiencing food insecurity.

Check out River City Food Bank’s 2020 Empty Bowls virtual event!

KVIE’s Studio Sacramento featuring River City Food Bank- discussing food insecurity in our community.

Eileen Thomas at Sacramento’s River City Food Bank

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