An oasis for adults & children

experiencing homelessness

COVID-19 Update

We have served as a house of hospitality for nearly 40 years, and endured challenges in the past, but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is insurmountable. As our most vulnerable populations are still without shelter or public health support, we remain dedicated to providing critical, no-barrier services that address the immediate needs of adults and children experiencing homelessness in Sacramento.

Loaves & Fish Building

Mission Statement

In an environment of welcome, hospitality, safety, and cleanliness we seek to provide an oasis for homeless men, women, and children seeking survival services.

2020 Impact


Guests Served




Survival Supplies Distributed


“There is no judgement, no matter what your situation is.” Lucia Vega, Program Director

Lucia, Mustard Seed School Director After over a decade of service at Loaves & Fishes, Casey Knittel has moved on & we welcome new Program Director, Lucia Vega! Lucia is new to her role but no stranger to Mustard Seed School; from guest to Program Director, here is a little about Lucia. Tell us about yourself, and why working at Mustard Seed is important to you? My name is Lucia, I have been at Mustard ...
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Volunteer Spotlight

"I volunteer at Loaves & Fishes because it is a chance for me to give back. I believe in the golden rule!"

Sue - Legal Clinic Volunteer

"I volunteer because it opens my heart and I feel like we're all one big family (which we are!)"

Barbara - Dining Room Volunteer

"I give to Loaves & Fishes, because why not? It's the right thing to do!"

Francine - Volunteer Loaves & Fishes

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