The Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank desires to make a positive impact on our community by helping those who have hit difficult times. If you have lost a job, are struggling to meet basic needs, or just need someone to help or pray with you – we are here to help.
Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution
Sign up in October for a Thanksgiving Dinner box and turkey. Distribution will be 11/22 between 11-2, your ticket will have a designated time.
Upcoming Holiday Closures
November: Closed for regular distribution Monday 11/22-Friday 11/26.
December: Closed Monday 12/20 – Friday 12/31
Any family residing in Sacramento County will be eligible to receive groceries once per month.
Starting May 1st 2021: Clients will be able to receive food 2 times per month. You will not be able to receive food consecutive weeks (back to back weeks) but once during the 1st-14th and once during the 15th through the end of the month.
Documents to Bring
Bring some form of photo ID (driver’s license is best) and some documentation (such as a bill, piece of mail, etc) that shows your residence being in Sacramento County.
All distributions will be at our Main Ave location until further notice. We are utilizing a drive-thru distribution to limit contact and implement social distancing.
You can stop by our location in Orangevale at 6483 Main Ave on Monday 11am-1pm, Wednesday 4:30-6:30pm, Thursday 10am-12:30pm, & Friday 10am-12:30pm
We have changed over to a drive-thru distribution model due to Covid and will continue with this model into the future. You stay in your car the entire time. We have volunteers that will take your ID to the computer and then load your groceries for you.
Food For Seniors (60+ years old)
If you are 60 or older, we have an additional food program just for you. You may be eligible for the CSFP – Food for Seniors program. Eligible clients may pick up this extra food box one time per month. Please ask us about enrollment when you are at the food bank.
Orangevale-Fair Oaks Foodbank distributions Senior Boxes on the 4th Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each month. (Depending on the month, we will distribute the 5th week as well)
2021 Distribution Dates:
October 25, 27, 28,
November 15, 17, 18, 29
December 13, 15, 16
Click the link below to see other food banks and community meals available in Sacramento County. 211 is also a great resource for families.