Sacramento Help

Free Dinner

Although there are more organizations that offer free lunch or breakfast, there are some that provide free dinner for those in need. Below is a list of places you can have free dinner at. Some of them offer more help than just dinner. It's best to contact the organizations you plan to visit prior to visiting. Some you can just walk in and eat, some will hand you food bags and some require you to attend the church before getting dinner assistance.

Glory Bound Street Ministry
4527 Parker Ave
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 452-7078 Admin.
(916) 849-1571 Public
Contact: Albert Freeman
Hours: Friday 6 – 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Serves: Open
Eligibility: Must attend church service Friday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. prior to receiving meal
How to apply: Walk-in

St. Ignatius Catholic Church – Sharing God’s Bounty
3235 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 482-9666 ext 217
Hours: 4th and 5th Wednesday; 6 – 7 p.m.
Serves: Open
Eligibility: Open
How to apply: Walk-in
Clothing, books, toiletries and an advice nurse are also available during the mealtime.

St. Lawrence Catholic Church – Sharing God's Bounty
4325 Don Julio Blvd.
North Highlands, CA 95660
(916) 332-4777
Hours: Thursday 5 – 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m.
Serves: Open
Eligibility: Open
How to Apply: Walk-in
No income requirements, address verification, or age limitations. Food bags distributed at 5 p.m. when available.

Union Gospel Mission
400 Bannon Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447-3268
Hours: Seven days a week 8:30 p.m.
Serves: Open
Eligibility: Participants must attend chapel service 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. before meal
How to Apply: Walk-in