About Us


South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership (SSIP)

Providing food to those in need


ssip mission statement…

The primary mission of the SSIP Food Closet is to maintain and operate an emergency food distribution program to help alleviate food insecurity for South Sacramento area residents. Partner faith-based organizations, with assistance from local businesses and other community members, provide the support and resources for the Food Closet’s mission

The South Sacramento Interfaith Partnership Food Closet is an emergency food pantry primarily serving the South Sacramento area. The SSIP Food Closet is made possible through the direct support of 12 interfaith partnership congregations, the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services, local businesses, individual supporter, and volunteers.

We are a 501 c 3 non-profit organization and have the donation key on each page (Pay Pal link).

SSIP Food Closet Helps to feed over 60,000 local neighbors in need annually (FYI, 2017 60,107)

SSIP Food Closet Help helps to feed an average of 5,000 people a month

Sacramento County

1 in 4 Children are food insecure

1 in 8 Seniors are food insecure

150 Volunteers donate over 11,000 hours of service

4 part time employees

12 Partnership Congregations