2022 California State Employees Food Drive

November 7, 2022 — January 6, 2023

For the last two years, as state employees have shifted to remote work, the food drive has expanded to serve all California communities. With your help, we would like to continue this effort to support food banks statewide.

How to Participate

  1. Find a local Food Bank
  2. Donate food, money, or volunteer hours to support them
  3. Submit your donation details through the Food Drive Credit Form to be included in your department’s participation by January 20, 2023.
  4. Sign up for our newsletter for ongoing updates!

Food Bank Events

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS)

Are you interested in supporting Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services? Check out these upcoming opportunities:

30-Minute Webinars via Zoom

Join a 30 minute call to learn more about the State Employees Food Drive, its impact, and how to support your local food banks. All state employees are welcome to attend!

Webinar Date Time Registraion
Kick-Off Call November 8, 2022 12 – 12:30 PM
Food Bank Stories December 6, 2022 1 – 1:30 PM
Totals & Awards January 27, 2023 1 – 1:30 PM Register

Recordings will be posted after each webinar.

Volunteer Opportunities

Some food banks have lost upwards of 50% of volunteers and are in great need of volunteers to help pack and sort food. They are taking precautions to ensure volunteer safety.

To get involved in your community, check out:

Resources for State Employees

If you are facing a particularly hard time, a number of local, community-based organizations help folks meet needs, including navigating benefits, counseling, medical case management and some cash assistance.

2021 California State Employees Food Drive

More than 670 state employees contributed to the 2021 State Employee Food Drive and all together donated over $73,061.50 to food banks throughout the state!

We are so grateful for everyone who participated in the food drive and helped make an impact in our local communities.

State Agency Efforts

We would love to share pictures and stories of your agency's employees and their families fundraising or volunteering. Please send them to cafooddrive@cdfa.ca.gov.