Salvation Army food assistance during crisis #SACRAMENTO

March 26, 2020

The Salvation Army in Sacramento has kicked off a drive-thru food distribution where struggling residents can get help.

As the COVID-19 crisis continues these resources are important. 

The number of pantries expected to remain open is just 20. According to KCRA.COM 

In Sacramento the Salvation Army is offering four locations where people can receive food assistance.

Visitors need to provide ID and local address.

Sacramento County:
• Family Services (3213 Orange Grove Ave., North Highlands, CA) is adjusting its regular food distribution service to include a drive-thru system. Food will be prepackaged and sealed to ensure safety.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Sacramento Citadel Alhambra Campus (2550 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, CA) will also operate a food box drive-thru to support the Oak Park/South Sacramento area.
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Rancho Cordova Community Center (10309 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA) is handing out food boxes from the parking lot.
Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Placer County:
• Roseville Community Center (100 Lincoln St, Roseville, CA) is providing activity and lunch bags for children ages 4-17. They're currently asking for donations of items to fill activity bags, such as small toys and arts and crafts, and for volunteers to pack bags and make deliveries. Those interested in receiving an activity and/or food, donating or volunteering should email Charisse Bach at
Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

• Auburn Community Center (286 Sutter St., Auburn, CA) is also providing food boxes and activity packets.
Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.