Prerequisite: Please call to schedule a time for an orientation
Meals on Wheels
Description: Provides nutritious meals and socialization services to homebound seniors.
Volunteer Opportunities: Preparing and packing meals, office work. Group opportunities: Girl/Boy Scouts, Churches, School groups, etc. help with card-making events, working in the warehouse to prepare meals
Min. Age: high school without adult supervision; younger ages allowed in groups
Prerequisites: Application. Volunteer orientation (for some positions)
River City Food Bank
Description: RCFB provides families and individuals who report income at or below the federal poverty line with a three-day supply of nutritionally balanced food. RCFB's "personal shopper" helps each family select specific foods from those available. Located in Midtown Sacramento, the food bank is open 5 days a week from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Volunteer Opportunities: Personal shoppers, stockroom volunteers, intake volunteers, groups.
Description: SFBFS provides free programs, including food, clothing, education classes/trainings, daycare, cooking classes and more to serve families in need.
Volunteer Opportunities: Youth-friendly programs include food (packing and bagging food, helping at offsite food distributions), clothing (sorting and hanging clothing), parent education (sorting and hanging baby clothing and supplies) and senior program (visiting a senior citizen twice a month for friendship/companionship and a delivery of free groceries).
Min Age: 10; youth under 16 must volunteer alongside a parent
Contact Person: Robin Simpson, Volunteer Services Manager