Auburn Interfaith Food Closet

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

12972 Earhart Ave., Suite 301

Auburn, CA 95602

530-885-1921

aifc@auburnfoodcloset.org

auburnfoodcloset.org

No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.

Auburn Community

Turkey Drive

Saturday, November 17th

9:00am-5:00pm

Donations needed:

Any frozen turkey (10-14 lbs) or a whole chicken

Deliver to:

· Sponsoring grocery stores in Safeway, Bel Air or Grocery Outlet in Auburn (you may buy and let cashier know your purchased turkey is for Auburn Interfaith Food Closet)

· Auburn Interfaith Food Closet (12972 Earhart Ave., Suite 301, Auburn, CA 95602)

· Turkey Drive Truck parked in Auburn Grocery Outlet

(414 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn, CA 95603)

Cordova Senior Activities Center

(Neil Orchard Senior Activities Center)

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

3480 Routier Road

Sacramento, CA 95827

(916) 366-3133

crpd.com

No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.

Turkey Drive

November 5th

7:30am-4:30pm

Donations needed:

Frozen turkeys

Deliver to:

Cordova Senior Activities Center

3480 Routier Road

Sacramento, CA 95827

Contact: Heather

(916) 366-3133


Elk Grove Food Bank

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

9820 Dino Drive, Suite 140

Elk Grove, CA, 95624

(916) 685-8453

foodcloset@egfbs.org

elkgrovefoodbank.org


Call for volunteer opportunities.

Contact: Phyllis or Marie

(916) 690-8869

foodcloset@egfbs.org


Turkey Donation Drive

November 5th until Friday,

November 16th

(except Veteran’s Day

and Sundays)

9:00am-2:00pm

Donations needed:

Frozen turkeys, canned goods (gravy, cranberry relish, green beans, pumpkin, corn) stuffing mix, and instant mashed potatoes, french fries, onions, gravy packets, cake and muffin mixes, frosting containers, stuffing mixes. Peanut butter, tuna and canned chicken, canned fruits and veggies, soups, beans (canned or dry), boxed mac & cheese, any pasta or boxed/mashed/ packaged potatoes, packaged rice, Top Ramen, cereal, canned meat products (spam, corned beef, etc.), and chicken.

Deliver to:

Elk Grove Food Bank

9829 Dino Drive, Suite 140

Elk Grove, CA 95624


Loaves and Fishes

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

1351 North C Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 446-0874

sacloaves.org


Call for volunteer opportunities.

November 1st, Thursday

9:00am-11:00am

Calls are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact: Cindy

(916) 637-2444


Thanksgiving Donation Drive

Donations needed:

Turkeys (fresh, cooked or frozen), hams, dinner rolls, large cans of yams, gallon-sized apple juice or cider, cranberry sauce in large cans, marshmallows (large or small), store-bought pies (any flavors), whipped cream cans, Pepperidge farms dry dressing mix, heavy napkins and sturdy plastic utensils

Stuff for Christmas stockings (14-16 in long, 18-inch wide items such as gift cards (McDonald’s, Safeway, Walmart, etc), set of stretch-knit pair of gloves, disposable razors, a pair of shoelaces, any travel-sized toiletries, toothbrush, toothpaste and cleaning guards

Deliver to:

Loaves & Fishes Warehouse

1351 North C Street,

Sacramento, CA 95811

Contact: Laella

916-637-2448

info@sacloaves.org


next move

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

8001 Folsom Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95826

(916) 359-9000

info@nextmovesacramento.org

nextmovesacramento.org


No volunteer opportunities needed at this time.

Adopt a Family Program

Donations needed:

Purchase a gift to make the holidays special for one of Next Move's families.

  1. Reach out via email or phone. Next Move will send you a list of families who are available for adoption.
  2. Choose the family or individual that you would be interested in adopting. The adoption list has information on the general interests and needs of each family, and can serve as a guide when deciding who to adopt.
  3. Once Next Move confirms that your family is adopted, it's SHOPPING TIME!


Gifts for single clients and seniors are also accepted.

Deliver to:

Next Move Homeless Services

8001 Folsom Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95826

Contact: Alex

(916) 359-9000 x208

amccreddin@nextmovesacramento.org


Orangevale Food Bank

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

6483 Main Avenue

Orangevale, CA 95662

(916) 304-3663 (FOOD)

info@orangevalefoodbank.org

orangevalefoodbank.org


Holiday Food Drive

Every Saturday & Sunday

of November until December 2nd

9:00am-5:00pm (two-hour shifts)

Walmart (Greenback and Hazel)

8961 Greenback Lance

Orangevale, CA 95662

Safeway (Madison and Hazel)

8925 Madison Avenue

Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Volunteer opportunities:

Collect food donations and hand out flyers at local grocery stores

Sign up: click here.

Contact: Keith

(916) 304-3663

info@orangevalefoodbank.org


Holiday Food Drives

Every Saturday & Sunday

of November until December 2nd

9:00am-5:00pm

Donations needed:

Non-perishable food items (green beans, cranberries, mashed potatoes and vegetables), mac & cheese, MREs (meal, ready-to-eat)

Deliver to:

Walmart (Greenback and Hazel)

8961 Greenback Lance

Orangevale, CA 95662

Safeway (Madison and Hazel)

8925 Madison Avenue

Fair Oaks, CA 95628


Placer Food Bank

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

8284 Industrial Avenue

Roseville, CA 95678

(916) 783-0481

info@placerfoodbank.org

www.placerfoodbank.org


No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.


Drive Out Hunger Turkey Drive

Friday, November 9th

7:00am – 2:00pm

Donations needed:

Frozen turkeys or monetary donation

Deliver to:

Roseville Auto Mall

700 Auto Mall Drive

Roseville, CA 95661

Contact: Diana

(916) 783-0481 x103

diana@placerfoodbank.org


Powerhouse Ministries

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

311 Market Street

Folsom, CA 95630

(916) 983-0658

phoffice@phmfolsom.org

phmfolsom.org


Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Sunday, November 18th

10:30am-12:30pm

Folsom Community Center

52 Natoma Street

Folsom, CA 95630

Volunteer opportunities:

Deliver baked pies, check in/greeters, food and beverage servers, set-up,

clean up and kitchen clean up.

Sign up: click here.

Christmas Around Towne

Saturday, December 9th

8:30 am

Lakeside Church

745 Oak Avenue

Folsom, CA 95630

Volunteer opportunities:

Check-in, gift-sorting, building set-up and clean up, food and dessert server, mall stores, lobby hospitality, shopping assistant, stroller parking, bag check, gift wrap distribution, language translator, childcare translator, childcare runner, childcare team member, prayer team member, coat distribution, safety/traffic, Lakeside service, guest registration, guest brunch, and kitchen/food prep.


Sign up: click here.

Contact: Amy

(916) 983-0658

amy@phmfolsom.org


Thanksgiving Dinner Pie Drive

Sunday, November 18th

10:30am-12:30pm

Donations needed:

Pies, store-bought (strongly recommended) or homemade

Deliver to:

Folsom Community Center

52 Natoma Street

Folsom, CA 95630

Christmas Around Towne

Gift Collection

Now until Friday, November 30th

Donations needed:

Toys, kids clothing (hoodies and pajamas), baby items (carseats, strollers, clothes, baby bottles), men’s items (wallets, belts, tools, men’s clothes), women’s items (bathrobes, hoodies, slippers, home goods and women’s clothing), teen items (hoodies, earbuds, skateboards), sports (balls, hats)

Donor Request Letter: click here.

Deliver to:

Powerhouse Ministries

Monday-Wednesday

9:00am-4:00pm

Thursday

9:00am-12:00noon

Contact: Amy

(916) 983-0658

amy@phmfolsom.org


Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

3333 Third Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95817

(near 34th & Broadway

in Oak Park)

(916) 456-1980

sacramentofoodbank.org



Turkey Distribution

Monday November 19th

4:00am-7:00am

Sacramento Food Bank

& Family Services

3333 Third Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95817

Minimum age: 18

Volunteer opportunities:

Line Monitors – help direct folks, answer questions and help distinguish the line’s path, speakers/translators (Spanish, Russian/Ukrainian, Chinese and Hmong)

Sign up: click here.

Run to Feed the Hungry

Saturday, November 17th until Thursday, November 22nd

Volunteer opportunities:

(16 and up)

Pre-event volunteers: Packet Pickup

Day of event volunteers: volunteer check in, team tent early birds, race t-shirts, bike parking, team tent, clean-up crew, course monitors, finish line, merchandise, start line, water and snack station.

Sign up: click here.


Turkey Donation Drive

Thursday, November 15th

6:00am – 6:00pm

Donations needed:

Fresh or frozen turkeys, canned or dried goods

Deliver to:

Sacramento Food Bank

& Family Services

3333 Third Avenue

Sacramento CA 95817

For more information CLICK HERE

Online Giving


st. paul church of god in christ

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

2771 Grove Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95815

(916) 869-1899


No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.


Donations needed:

Turkey Roast & hams, big canned (cranberries, fruit, pie filling, vegetables, gravy), stuffing mix, and instant potatoes. Any non-perishable items, mac & cheese. Gift cards are welcome too. Diapers for adults

Deliver to:

St. Paul Church of God in Christ

2771 Grove Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95815

Contact: Pearl

(916) 869-7638

pearl1731@sbcglobal.net


St. John Vianney Parish (Cordova Food Locker)

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

10497 Coloma Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

(916) 364-8973

sjvparish.com


No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.


Cordova Community

Food Locker

Now until Monday, November 19th

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:30am-1:00pm

(open on two weekends before Thanksgiving from 10:00am-4:00pm)

Donations needed:

Turkeys (uncooked) and stuffing and potatoes (boxes and mashed), canned vegetables, canned goods. Please do not leave on the porch.

Deliver to:

Cordova Community Food Locker

(inside St. John Vianney Church)

10497 Coloma Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Contact: Gregg

(916) 364-8973

Julie (Rancho Cordova’s Biggest Turkey Challenge)

(916) 296-3876


St. vincent de paul

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

503 Giuseppe Court, Suite 8

Roseville, California 95678

(916) 781-3303


Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 23rd

7:00am-11:00am

Vermont Street Town Square

Downtown Roseville

311 Vernon Street

Roseville, CA 95678

Contact: Patty

(916) 781-3303


No donations needed at this time.

Sierra Arden Neighborhood Food Closet

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

890 Morse Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95864

(916) 483-1942


No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.


Thanksgiving Donations

Now until Sunday, November 18th

9:00am – 12:00noon including Monday to Friday and Sunday, November 18th

Donations needed:

Cranberry, stuffing mix, fresh potatoes and fresh yams, hot chocolate packets, crackers and gently used bath towels

Deliver to:

Sierra Arden Neighborhood

Food Closet

890 Morse Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95864

Contact: Delores

(916) 483-1942


Union gospel mission program

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

400 Bannon Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 447-3268

info@ugmsac.com

www.ugmsac.com


Christmas Dinner Banquet

Wednesday, December 19th

7:00pm-9:30pm


Volunteer opportunity:

Serve dinner to clients


Christmas to the Streets

Saturday, November 10th

8:00am-3:00pm


Volunteer opportunity:

Cosmetologist or Barber


Lunch will be provided.


Decorate Mission for Christmas

Monday, November 26th

9:00am-2:00pm


Project Undecorate

Saturday, January 12th

9:00am-12:00noon


Volunteer opportunities:

Clean-up and putting away holiday decorations (wear comfortable clothes)


Contact: Eileen or Jed

(916) 447-3268 x37

info@ugmsac.com


Thanksgiving Food Box

Donation Drive

Now until Monday, November 7th

8:00am – 8:00pm

Donations needed:

Frozen turkeys & hams, canned goods (cranberries, fruit, pie filling, vegetables, and gravy), stuffing mix, instant potatoes, and any non-perishable items.

Christmas to the Streets

Saturday, November 10th

8:00am-2:30pm

Donations needed:

Socks, t-shirts, Fall/Winter clothes & shoes, hygiene products, pajamas, coats, purses/tote bags, sleeping bags, mats, blankets, wheeled carts, wrapped candy, Christmas cards and bicycles

Deliver to:

Union Gospel Mission

400 Bannon Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

Contact: Eileen or Jed

(916) 447-3268 x37

info@ugmsac.com


women's empowerment

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

1590 North A Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

womens-empowerment.org

No holiday volunteers

needed at this time.


Annual Stocking Drive

Now until Wednesday, December 5th


Donations needed:

Unstuffed stockings and a complete set of the following items:

  • Infant / Toddler stocking - empty stocking, $15 Target gift card, fleece gloves and hat, socks, ONE of the following: sippy cup, small toy
  • For Age 3-7 stocking - empty stocking, $15 Target gift card, fleece gloves and hat, socks, ONE of the following: small stuffed animal, building set, art set, small toy
  • For Age 8-12 - empty stocking, $15 Target gift card, fleece gloves and hat, socks, ONE of the following: simple game, building set, art set, jewelry or watch
  • For Age 13-18 - empty stocking, $15 Target gift card, fleece gloves and hat, socks, ONE $10 gift card for: Starbucks, fast food, Target, Amazon, etc.
  • For Women - empty stocking, $15 Target gift card, fleece gloves and hat, socks, ONE $10 gift card for: Starbucks, fast food, Target, Amazon, etc.


You may also send a financial donation, and elves do the shopping for you! Average cost of a stocking is $40.


Stockings for TEENS and WOMEN, $15 Target gift cards, surplus financial donations

Deliver to:

Women's Empowerment

1590 North A Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

Contact: KT

(916) 669-2307

kt@womens-empowerment.org


yolo county children's alliance

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

600 A Street, Suite Y

Davis, CA 95616

(530) 757-5558

yolokids.org


Community Giveaway Day

Friday, November 16th

3:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday, November 17th

7:00am-12:00noon

Westfield Village Elementary

508 Poplar Avenue,

West Sacramento, CA 95691

Volunteer Opportunities:

Set-up, clean-up, pack food or toys in gift bags, station guides, collect assistance cards

Minimum age: 16 years old

Contact: Julie

(916) 335-3914

julie.beckner@yolocounty.org


Community Giveaway Day Donation Drive

Saturday, November 18th

Donations needed:

Thanksgiving groceries, clothing, coats for childrens, blankets, toys, toothbrushes, socks and books

Donate: click here.

Contact: Julie

(916) 335-3914

julie.beckner@yolocounty.org

Jeneba

(530) 902-6350


Yolo Food Bank

Agency Information

Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Drives

1244 Fortna Avenue

Woodland, CA 95776

(530) 668-0690

www.yolofoodbank.org


Holiday Food Distribution

Saturday, November 17th

6:15am – 9:15am

1244 Fortna Avenue

Woodland, CA 95776

Volunteer Opportunities:

Beamer Traffic, Traffic (Harter), Entrance Traffic

Contact: Yasmin

(530) 668-0690

yasmin@yolofoodbank.org


Thanksgiving Holiday Food Distribution Donations

Saturday, November 17th

8:30am -2:30pm

Donations needed:

Frozen turkeys & hams, undentured and properly-labeled canned goods (cranberries, fruit, pie filling, vegetables, gravy), stuffing mix. Any non-perishable items. Produce (carrots, apples, potatoes, bananas)

Deliver to:

Yolo Food Bank warehouse (located behind main office)

1244 Fortna Avenue

Woodland, CA 95776