Help us reach our 2019 goal!

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Food Drive Contacts

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Contact

Peggy Marshall, Donation Drive Coordinator
Phone: 916-952-4504

Statewide Food Drive Coordinator

Elysia Fong, California Department of Food & Agriculture
Office: 916-900-5189

State Employees Food Drive Web Page:

All the information you need to be successful in your food drive efforts is on this Web site. You can find weight totals, a copy of the Coordinator's manual, drop off and pick up schedule and other important information.

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Web Page:

Find out about more about SFBFS and our 14 programs and services to get those in need on the road to self-sufficiency and financial independence.

Download and Print the 2019 Poster

Food Drive poster thumbnail


Letter from Blake Young

Right-click and choose "Save link as..." to save the poster on your computer (5.9 MB JPG, 24"x36", 150dpi)

Important Dates

  • September 9 -24: Designate your agency coordinator and advise Peggy Marshall
  • October 3: SEFD Orientation 2:00pm – 4:00pm, CDFA Auditorium: 1220 N Street
  • October 14 – November 4: Barrel delivery
  • November 4: Food Drive begins
  • Thursday November 21: SFBFS Turkey Drive
  • November 28: Run to Feed the Hungry / Thanksgiving Day
  • December 14, 19 & 20: SEFD Volunteer days
  • January 10: Food Drive ends
  • January 13 – January 31: Final Barrel pick-ups
  • February 7: Final day to turn in Food drive Credit
  • February 14: Totals, awards & thanks video post