Autumn Needs List

Bottled water (cases or gallon jugs)
Toilet paper (prepackaged, not single rolls)

Seasonal Needs

Sleeping bags
Rain ponchos
Jackets (all sizes)
Hats (all sizes)
Gloves (all sizes)
Socks (warm/winter socks, all sized)

Items can be delivered to our warehouse:
1351 North C Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 2:45 pm.

Contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for questions about item donations or item drives.

Thank You!

We could not accomplish our mission for hundreds of homeless guests a day without community support. Thank you to everyone who donates to Loaves & Fishes! Your thoughtfulness amazes us, and is very much appreciated.


Holiday Headquarters

Visit our Holiday Headquarters

Christmas Stocking Drive

Stocking Drive” style= We give each of our guests a Christmas stocking to help them through the cold months. You can be a part of our holiday tradition by helping us fill these stockings with essential supplies. Learn More

Sock Drive

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The nearly one thousand men, women, and children we see daily spend a lot of time on their feet, and we desperately need socks to help them stay warm, dry, and comfortable this holiday season. Learn More

Christmas Meal

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The holidays can be an especially difficult time for our guests, which is why our annual Christmas feast is so important. You can be the reason our guests are thankful this holiday season by helping us set a table for one thousand people. Learn More

Holiday Needs List

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You can help ease our guests’ literal and figurative burdens by donating items on our Holiday Needs List. Help us provide our guests with essential survival supplies! Learn More

How Can I Help?

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Whether you donate funds or essential supplies, spare a few dishes for our holiday dinners or a stuffed stocking for Christmas, or rally your friends and community members for a donation drive, you can help us provide essential survival services for our guests. Learn More

Our warehouse is at 1351 North C Street in Sacramento, and is open from 7:00 am to 2:45 pm every weekday plus the extended holiday hours below. Please make Thanksgiving deliveries to our warehouse by November 16th, and Christmas deliveries by December 21st.

Extended holiday hours for donation drop offs

Ongoing Needs List

Below is a list of items we constantly need supplies to provide the best possible service to our guests. Below If you can be of assistance in providing any of these goods, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please, no used clothing or household items other than the specific items listed here.

Diapers (all sizes) and wipes
Underwear and socks (new, all sizes)
Clothes (new, all sizes)
Bottles and sippy cups
Baby food and juices

Food (unopened canned and large dry)
Pet carriers
Collars and leashes

Underwear and socks (new, all sizes)
Shoes (new or gently used, all sizes)
Reading glasses (no prescription)
Adult diapers (all sizes)

Tennis shoes (all sizes)

Underwear, adult diapers, and socks (new, all sizes)
Bras (new or gently used, all sizes)
Tampons, pads, and feminine hygiene products

Special Clothing
Because we do not have a clothing closet we can only accept these items:
Rain ponchos
New socks
New underwear (Men & Women)
New or gently used bras
Stretch gloves
Knit hats
Tennis Shoes (Men & Women)

Bottled water (cases or gallon jugs) >
Sleeping bags, blankets, and tarps
Bicycle lights, locks, and tire repair kits
Flashlights and batteries
Sewing kits
Reusable water bottles
Gift cards (McDonald's, Target, Raley's Walmart, Safeway, etc)
Bus passes

Dining Room & Food Supplies
Healthy snack bars
Coffee (large cans) and mugs
Paper towels and cups
Metal forks
Large Ziploc bags

Hygiene Items
Toilet paper
Travel-sized toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, Vaseline, lip balm, sunblock, hand sanitizer, etc)
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
Disposable razors and aftershave
Combs and brushes
Towels and washcloths
First aid kits
Nail clippers
Hair ties


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Contact Us

Street Address:
1351 North C. St.
Sacramento, CA 95811

PO Box 13495
Sacramento, CA 95813

Phone: 916-446-0874
Fax: 916-446-0875

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