To provide essential resources to overcome the many faces of hunger and human need.


We Need Volunteers!

Volunteer duties include, but are not limited to: sorting food, courtesy clerk (which requires lifting boxes of food), client check in, sorting clothes & distributing clothes.


Hours for volunteering are:

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

pdf form. Download Volunteer Application



While Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) has six part-time staff and a full-time director, its work would not be complete without the contributions of its nearly 450 volunteers who work side-by-side with employees everyday to create a positive environment for clients.  Every client is treated with Dignity, Respect and a Serving of Hope!

Whether you’re a student, a full or part-time worker, or retired, there are many ways that you can assist the Elk Grove Food Bank Services …and your community. Even if you only have a couple of hours a month, we are grateful for your help!

If you are asking how you can help – here are a few suggestions. Your help and energy is always welcome.

  • Donate food.
         Drop off donations at EGFBS.
         Our New Facility is located at 9820 Dino Drive, Ste.140, Elk Grove, CA 95624.
         Donations are accepted Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Sort food.
  • Assist with food distribution.
  • Pick up food items.
  • Organize a Canned Food Drive at your school, in your neighborhood, place of business, church or club.

For more information on volunteering, please call us at (916)-685-8453, then press #1. For more information on donating food items call (916)-685-8453, then press #2.

pdf form. Download Volunteer Application