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Each contribution to the Benicia Community Action Council makes a wide range of support services possible to the less fortunate members of our community.

Administrative costs are kept to a bare minimum through the generosity of caring Benicians who share the Benicia CAC’s commitment. This means that your tax deductible contribution can be used as an investment in people and their hope for a brighter, productive future.

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The Benicia Community Action Council is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Donations to the BCAC are tax deductible to the extent legally possible. Receipts are given for donations received.


Financial donations are greatly appreciated and can be ear marked for certain activities and programs, such as summer camp for low income kids, Home Delivered Senior Meals, Thanksgiving and Christmas and other holiday activities.

Household Goods

Household goods are matched with clients on an as-needed basis. We cannot store any furniture. They must be in useable condition are accepted at the office during office hours. Arrangements for pick up can be made by calling the office to see if someone needs the item.

NO household goods or unusable items are to be left during the weekends. It costs us precious financial resources to carry discards to the dump.


Benicia Cares for Kids: barrels are located at various sites throughout the community. Toys may also be left off at the CAC office and Benicia Fire Department.

Financial donations may be dropped off at the office or mailed to 480 Military East. Receipts will be issued.


Food donations may be dropped off at the CAC office during office hours. Please provide food in pop-top cans and juice in boxes. Everything must have a label on it, be a nonperishable item and not expired use-by date. No glass jars, please.


Families may be adopted for either Thanksgiving or Christmas or both. Families are screened before they are adopted out.